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Are Your Expectations for Your Florida Defense Attorney Unrealistic?

Your Florida Defense Attorney: Are You Setting Unrealistic Expectations?

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In the video above, we discuss why an Orlando criminal defense attorney might reject your case. One of the primary reasons is when a client has unrealistic expectations of what an attorney can do for them.

Below are a few examples of when a client’s expectations might be too high or otherwise unreasonable in their perception of what a criminal defense lawyer can or should provide.

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“The CSI Effect”

“The CSI Effect” refers to the way that shows like CSI have shaped the way our culture views criminal trials. CSI places a lot of emphasis on forensic evidence and exaggerates the extent to which certain types of technology are available. This makes some people believe that all it takes is for their Florida defense attorney to find a key piece of forensic evidence for charges to be dropped. Unfortunately, this generally is not the case. Sometimes the technology just is not available, and in some cases forensic evidence alone is not enough.

Expecting Your Criminal Defense Attorney to Withhold Evidence

As a defendant, you have a legal right to access many types of evidence that may be used against you during your trial, such as tape-recorded statements you made to the police or summaries of statements made by experts. Being able to access these types of evidence is part of a fair trial and is meant to minimize surprises in the courtroom. But you cannot have your lawyer suppress any of this evidence during the trial.

Any evidence related to your case that the government has will be used by the prosecution; it would be illegal for your criminal defense attorney to try to pressure the prosecution into withholding the evidence. Thinking that your lawyer is able to “hide” such evidence during the trial is an unrealistic expectation.

Lying For You

A criminal defense attorney cannot legally and knowingly lie for you or put you on the witness stand to perpetrate a lie. We cannot commit fraud or in any way abuse the legal process. Expecting anyone from our law firm to lie for you is grounds for rejecting your case.

What Can You Expect From Your Florida Defense Lawyer?

When you consult with TK Law, you can expect our attorney to carefully and completely explain all legal options to you and provide clear and realistic assessments of your case outcome.

The truth is, no attorney is going to win every time. The goal is often not to beat the case entirely but to reduce the penalties and mitigate the harmful consequences to our client. As your attorney, we will do everything we can under the law to provide a strong defense that results in a “not guilty” verdict. We will build a defense strategy that is focused on stopping charges before they are ever filed, having charges dismissed, having charges reduced to a lesser offense, or having you found not guilty—whatever it takes to protect your freedom.

In your consultation with TK Law, you receive straightforward advice from an experienced and dedicated criminal defense attorney. Call us for legal help today: 855-Kramer-Now (855-572-6376).

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