When a person is charged with a crime, it is always a serious matter. With the advent of the internet, and the rapid dissimination of information. A person's mistakes can have a much more profound effect on a person's future. Whether by providing a vigorous defense on your behalf, or helping you to expunge previous convictions or obtaining a pardon.
A criminal defense lawyer is a legal professional who specializes in defending individuals and organizations charged with criminal offenses. The primary purpose of a criminal defense lawyer is to protect the rights of their clients and ensure that they receive a fair trial. Criminal defense lawyers are responsible for representing their clients in court, negotiating plea deals, and building strong arguments to defend their client's legal rights. They also work to minimize the harsh consequences of an arrest and deliver quality legal representation to persons accused of committing a criminal offense. Criminal defense lawyers have the expertise to navigate the complex legal system and help their clients understand the charges against them. An experienced attorney can also provide guidance on how to proceed with a case and what options are available. If you are facing criminal charges, it is important to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer who can help you navigate the legal system and protect your rights. Steven D. Swant, P.C. has over twenty years of experience defending criminal clients and will provide the following services:
Investigate the case and interview witnesses
Research case law, statutes, criminal codes and procedural law
Build a defense and develop a case strategy
Negotiate with the prosecution for a dismissal or plea bargain to lesser charges
Draft, file and argue Motions to Dismiss and Motions to Suppress