Drug Crime Attorney Phoenix AZ

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How to Hire a Drug Crime Attorney

At Lorona Mead, you can find a drug crime attorney Phoenix AZ residents hire when faced with a serious charge. If you have been arrested for selling or possessing narcotics, contact our office immediately at 602-385-6825. We offer a free case evaluation for those who may need a qualified attorney to represent them.

In the United States, when a person is accused of a crime, but cannot afford an attorney to represent them, the court will appoint a public defender to protect the accused’s rights. However, the court-appointed lawyer may not be familiar with drug crimes. He or she may not be as qualified to represent you as a Phoenix AZ drug crime attorney. Lorona Mead lawyers have extensive experience representing clients charged with drug-related crimes.

If you’re considering hiring a lawyer, but are not sure how to choose one, here are some tips:

Get a Referral

If you are comfortable doing so, ask your friends or family members if they can recommend a drug crime attorney in Phoenix AZ. In addition, you may find positive online reviews for a drug crime attorney Phoenix AZ residents recommend.

Preparation for Meeting with a Drug Crime Attorney

Before your first meeting with a drug crime attorney Phoenix AZ locals hire under similar circumstances, collect the necessary documentation. This may include:

  1. Court paperwork that lists any and all charges against you.
  2. The date of your next court appearance.
  3. Your bail paperwork.
  4. A copy of the police report and any other documentation they gave you.
  5. Personal identification such as your driver’s license.
  6. If the attorney’s office sent you a questionnaire, fill it out and take it with you, unless they requested you to mail it in ahead of the meeting. Allow the post office sufficient time to deliver it to the attorney.
  7. Write down any information that might help your case and make sure it’s legible for the attorney to read. You may include:
    1. Names and contact information for witnesses
    2. Names and contact information for victims
    3. Names and contact information for other defendants in addition to yourself
  8. Write down a list of questions that you have for the attorney.
  9. A pen and paper to take notes during your meeting.