A criminal conviction can stay on your record for life. Jail and probation can have life-altering consequences - including stigma of conviction, Megan's law registration - in addition to the jail sentence or probation itself. If you are asking whether you need an attorney, you need one. There are financial requirements to be eligible for the public defender and not everyone qualifies. Don't risk a conviction by representing yourself.
It doesn't matter if you've been charged with a felony or a misdemeanor. Mike Cooke can handle your case. He'll rely on over a decade of legal experience to defend your rights in cases involving:
Let's explore your legal options. Spending time behind bars isn't inevitable. There are diversion programs, such as New Jersey's Pretrial Intervention Program (PTI), Conditional Discharge (CD), Conditional Dismissal, and others.
Call 732-244-1936 now to speak with a misdemeanor or felony attorney in Toms River, NJ.