COVID-19 is affecting every industry and changing the way that we conduct our day to day lives. It’s also having far-reaching effects on the judicial system, as it’s slowing down processes and delaying jury trials.
While you can represent yourself in court, doing so is not a good idea. The law is complicated, and if you are inexperienced with its use, navigating the courtroom and procedures can be quite daunting for seemingly simple matters. Just because you can walk into a courtroom and represent yourself does not mean that you are going to do a great job. In order to save yourself from a life in prison, jail, or from paying exorbitant penalties, Law Office of M. Byron Morgan has written down a few pointers that emphasize on why you shouldn’t DIY defending yourself against an accusation of committing a crime.
Knowing your rights, understanding the legal process, and working with a professional lawyer are essential to building a solid case when accused of committing a crime. However, when it comes to the law, clients have many questions but may find it tricky to get all the answers they’re seeking. So, to ensure you have all your doubts cleared, Law Office of M. Byron Morgan wants to equip you with relevant information. To do this, we have answered some of the most frequently asked questions about being charged with a crime.
If you’ve been charged with a crime, you may be tempted to represent yourself in court. You may think you are saving money by doing this, but how much is time in jail or prison worth? While you have a legal right to represent yourself, it’s never a good idea unless you have the expertise and prowess of an attorney. You can end up in prison or in jail even if you’re innocent but are unaware of what you’re doing.