What are the impacts of a criminal charge?

On Behalf of | Dec 1, 2016 | Criminal Defense |

Facing any type of criminal charge is something that can affect every aspect of your life in a negative manner. The social stigma that is associated with many criminal charges is something that is hard to overcome, even if you aren’t convicted. Because of these considerations, it is important that you fight back if you are facing criminal charges.

It is important to note that you don’t necessarily have to prove your innocence. The burden falls on the prosecutor to prove that you did whatever you are accused of doing. Your defense has to focus on making the jury question those claims.

We know that you are probably concerned about what effects your charges will have on your life. We will help you explore the options that you have for a defense strategy that might minimize the effects on your life. This isn’t always easy to do, but it is necessary if you don’t want to deal with all of the negative impacts.

For many people who are facing criminal charges, one of the biggest impacts has to do with their ability to work. While it isn’t guaranteed to happen, some people who are facing drug charges will lose their job. This is true even before a conviction. Some companies don’t want people who are facing charges to be employed there.

If you are convicted, the effects can continue for life. This is especially true if you are a convicted felon. In many cases, you will have relay that conviction on job applications, which can mean you won’t be hired. We know that this is a lot to think about. Don’t let it overwhelm you. Instead, take action today by getting moving on your defense.

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