You Do Not Get A 2nd Chance In Court
Can you represent yourself in court?
If you have been charged with a criminal offence, you have the option of representing yourself in court rather than hiring a criminal defence lawyer. However, as we are all aware, just because you can do something doesn’t mean that it’s a good idea.
Many people facing criminal charges feel hopeless. They think that they will be convicted whether or not they hire a lawyer, so they are better off saving themselves the cost of a lawyer’s fees. Never give up hope. There are a number of ways in which Sean May, an experienced criminal defence lawyer servicing the Ottawa area can help to improve the outcome of your case.
Call Sean May today at (613) 454-1237 to get the expert help you need.
Hiring Sean May will level the playing field.
Criminal law is a complex mix of legislation, common law and precedents (past decisions made by the court) and procedure (rules and regulations). You deserve the best outcome possible, but you don’t have the expertise necessary to get in on your own. You need Sean May on your side.
Upon meeting with you, Sean May will analyze your case and determine if the charges against you can be proved. You are innocent until proven guilty. If the prosecution does not have the evidence necessary to prove your guilt, the charges against you must be dismissed. You don’t want to enter a guilty plea to a charge if you are unlikely to be convicted at trial. Sean May will ensure that you are fully informed before you enter a plea of guilty or not guilty.
If your case proceeds to trial, your guilt or innocence will be decided by a judge who is an expert in criminal law and courtroom procedure. A crown prosecutor, also a criminal law expert, will present the evidence against you to the judge. Do you want to be the only person in the room who is not well versed in criminal law? Hiring Sean May will provide you with an expert of your own and keep things on an even playing field.