It Pays To Have Experience On Your Side.
free consultation917-639-5370

What should I consider when developing a defense strategy?

When you are facing criminal charges, your defense strategy has to be carefully planned. You have to think about several points when you are trying to come up with a defense plan.

There are several questions that can help you along the way when you are trying to decide what to do. Consider these questions to get you started:

What is the goal of your defense?

You have to have possible goals for your defense. The first is that you can work toward being found not guilty. Not all criminal defense cases have this goal. Some defendants acknowledge that they committed the crime in question. In this case, the goal of the defense becomes minimizing the penalties that the defendant will have to face if he or she is convicted.

How do you need to present your side of the case?

Once you have determined the goal of your defense, you must decide how you are going to present your side of the case. The case must be based on fact, but how you present the facts can have an impact on how they are perceived. Think about how a jury might view the same defense if you present it in different ways.

How can you prepare for your defense?

If your case is going to go to trial, you will need to decide how you will prepare for your time in court. Your defense attorney can help you to run through mock trials so that you can learn how to address any possible issues that you are going to face. This is also a good time to learn what might happen during the trial.

Source: FindLaw, "Criminal Defense Strategies," accessed April 14, 2017

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Honors and Memberships

Super lawyer American college trial lawyers The national trail lawyers AV Preeminent
Contact us

contact our law firm

If you are facing a criminal charge or securities dispute, it pays to have experienced lawyer on your side. Contact us today online or by telephone at 917-639-5370 to speak with an experienced New York City defense lawyer.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

New York
Bachner & Associates, P.C.

New Jersey
Bachner & Associates, P.C.

New York Office
39 Broadway, Suite 1610
New York, NY 10006

Phone: 917-639-5370
Phone: 212-344-7778
Fax: 212-344-7774
New York White Collar Crimes Office

West Caldwell Office
New Jersey Office
175 Fairfield Avenue, Suite 3D
West Caldwell, NJ 07006

Toll Free: 877-388-6461
Phone: 212-344-7778
Fax: 212-344-7774
Map & Directions