Free Criminal Defense Resources

If you have been charged with a criminal offense, whether or not it is a misdemeanor or felony, it is useful to get as much legal information as possible from our free criminal defense resources. Getting the answers to your legal questions is crucial when facing charges from law enforcement. Our free criminal defense resources contain a wealth of information; from your rights during an arrest to how to pick the best criminal defense lawyer. If you would like even more legal help, you can always ask a local attorney a completely free and anonymous question about the law.

Criminal Defense Article Guides

» Criminal Defense Help

If you have been charged with a crime, you should get the legal help you need and get the legal information about what will happen during your case. Knowing your rights and the criminal defense procedure all the way from the arrest to the trial may greatly benefit your situation.

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» Hiring a Defense Attorney

If you don’t have legal knowledge and expertise, it may be very costly to face a criminal charge on your own. Hiring a criminal defense attorney can actually be one of the most important aspects of any legal case. Make sure you hire a competent lawyer who can establish a defense and guide you through your criminal case.

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» Your Legal Rights

You have many legal rights throughout the course of being charged with a crime. You have legal rights during arrest, trial, and conviction. It is important that you know the full extent of your rights as they may change the outcome of your legal case.

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» Your Rights During an Arrest

Criminal arrests can be more complicated than they seem. You have many legal rights during an arrest. A lawyer may be able to identify whether your Miranda, search, seizure or other constitutional rights were violated during an arrest.

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» Your Rights in Court

Similar to your rights during an arrest, you also have many legal rights in court. There are many legal protections in place to make sure that those accused of crime retain their constitutional rights in court. You should know about your courtroom rights, which may include your right to a lawyer and your right to avoid self-incrimination.

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» Your Rights if Convicted

Even after arrest and the court trial, criminal defendants may still have many legal rights throughout the conviction process. Criminal defendants often have the right to appeal their cases and the right to avoid cruel and unusual punishment.

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Criminal Defense News

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By John Clark This week, the Obama Administration announced its intentions to reduce mandatory ... read more

Judge Refuses to Allow Drug Photos in Trayvon Martin Murder Trialposted on: May 31st 2013

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