Do You Need a Domestic Battery Lawyer?

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Are you facing criminal charges in the Chicago area? At the Law Offices of Michael P. Schmiege, our founding attorney has years of experience in protecting the rights of people who have been accused of DUI, drug crimes, violent crimes, theft, white collar crimes, arson, armed robbery, criminal appeals, sex crimes, and more.

It's a pretty bad day when you realize you need some type of domestic battery lawyer. Whether or not you committed a crime, you need expert legal advice and help at this difficult time. As soon as you get arrested or get questioned by the police, it's time to hire a lawyer. Do not hesitate to call a lawyer as soon as you have the opportunity -- and do not speak to anyone until you have first spoken to your lawyer.


Hiring a Domestic Battery Lawyer


Hiring a lawyer is never easy; if you do need a lawyer, then you're already in some kind of trouble. A lawyer can help you navigate complicated legal processes. A domestic battery lawyer will be on your side and will fight in your corner to protect your rights and negotiate on your behalf.


It's advisable to be completely honest with your domestic battery lawyer about any crimes you have committed, as well as events in your past and any other relevant information that may help you. It's okay to admit involvement in a crime to your lawyer.


In a way, lawyers are a bit like priests. A priest will never violate the sanctity of the confessional. Anything you tell a priest stays between the two of you. Because of attorney-client privilege, you can tell your lawyer anything and they are required to keep that information to themselves. Lawyers do not violate this attorney-client privilege, as doing so can cause them to be disbarred. As a result, they'd be unable to continue practicing law. Be honest with your domestic battery lawyer, because they will do their job to help you as much as they can -- no matter what.


How to Find a Criminal Defense Attorney


If you're looking for a domestic battery lawyer, you can find one by searching for experienced criminal defense attorneys. It isn't always easy to find this type of lawyer. Unlike personal injury attorneys, experienced domestic battery attorneys may not be as plentiful. Nor may they be as common as drug crime defense attorneys (who know that 46.9% of people arrested for drug violations are black or Latino). However, these domestic battery lawyers may be vital to your case if you've been accused of this type of crime. In this day and age, a conviction in the court of public opinion can be just as damaging as a conviction in an actual court of law.


The internet can help you locate a criminal defense attorney. Look for a domestic battery lawyer through criminal law firms. These lawyers have experience handling domestic cases, and they can help guide you through the process because they're familiar with it. Whether you've been arrested or you're facing arrest, whether your case is going to trial or not, a good domestic battery lawyer can help you with the entire process. They'll tell you what's going on, what you need to do, and what's going to happen next. It's always better to have an experienced mind on your side. Lawyers study or years to understand the law and know how to make various arguments to help their clients. Put that legal knowledge to good use and get a good domestic battery lawyer to handle your case.


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