Many of the possible penalties of criminal convictions are well known. These include penalties like incarceration or fines. There are also other penalties that are possible, but might not be so obvious. Unearthing these penalties can you to make informed choices about your defense.
We know that you probably want to know as much as possible about your case. We can help to explain various points about your case to you. When it comes to the penalties you will face because of your case, and especially if you are convicted, we can help you to look beyond the penalties that the court might impose.
One big penalty that you might face comes if you are facing a felony charge. If you are convicted of a felony charge, you will be labeled as a felon. This label can mean that you can't get certain jobs or live in certain places. Those are some collateral penalties that you would have to deal with if you are convicted of or pleaded guilty to a felony charge.
Even some crimes that aren't felonies might mean that you have to face penalties that aren't imposed by the court. Misdemeanor charges could mean that you have to face social penalties by being branded as a criminal. That can be very difficult for you to live with.
We know that thinking about all of this is probably more than you can handle right now. The fact is that we need to get your defense figured out as quickly as possible. Waiting until the last minute isn't feasible when you think about the penalties that you are up against.