If you have received a summons or a charge sheet this means that you have been accused of a crime and it is important that you speak to a criminal solicitor as soon as possible to make sure that you have professional advice and guidance from the onset to help minimise any complications and try to secure a positive outcome for yourself. If you have been placed under arrest then it is important that you stay calm and collected and ask to speak with a criminal solicitor as soon as possible to prevent implicating yourself further and also to try and achieve a positive end result for yourself as much as possible under the circumstances that you find yourself in.
How your criminal solicitor can help
To be accused of a criminal offence is a very serious situation. It can be traumatic and distressing and to help prevent yourself from falling into further difficulties you need to make sure that your criminal solicitor is with you from the very beginning, throughout the process to provide their knowledge and expertise and ease the process for you and your loved ones. It is easy to become flustered and panic and in that moment you may unknowingly implicate yourself further or act in such a way which will be later used against you.
A criminal solicitor is aware of the tactics which the authorities may use when questioning you or trying to get information from you and by making sure that you’re a criminal solicitor is present throughout the process, from when you are taken in to the police station or when you present yourself at court, you will know the right things to say, how to behave, which information to disclose and overall how to present yourself in a positive light.
A criminal offence can have a significant negative impact on all aspects of your life. It is more than likely that it will affect your education, your job or career, future career prospects, your financial situation and even your living situation. It can affect family relations and friendships as well as social reputation and all these can have a detrimental effect on your mental health and overall well-being. Your criminal solicitor will be a friendly face and the voice of reason in what cannot otherwise be a very lonely situation. You will feel like no one is able to understand what you are going through, however rest assured that your criminal solicitor has much experience in dealing with such cases. They will be able to provide their professional advice and guidance in a kind and friendly manner and will be highly respectful in sensitive situations as well as being present for every step of the process. By making sure you have a criminal solicitor from the onset you can be sure that your case will be dealt with fairly, correctly and in a timely manner to help minimise the complications that may bring to your life. Speak to a criminal solicitor immediately and help achieve a positive outcome for you and your loved ones.