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Q1. What should I expect from a criminal defense attorney?

You should expect to be informed about the charge(s) against you and the possible defenses. No attorney can guarantee the outcome of your case. However, the experienced attorneys at Hammond Law will work to ensure that you understand the process, and can make an informed decision about your options.

Q3. I was asked to go to the police station for questioning; Do I have to go?

You can politely refuse to go to the station and/or answer questions. If you decline, and the police have probable cause to believe that you have committed a crime, they may get a warrant for your arrest. It is highly suggested that before you go to a police station, you hire an experienced attorney to […]

Q7. What if I do not complete the terms of my sentence?

The prosecuting attorney can file a motion for probation violation. A warrant for your arrest will likely be issued. If you plead, or are found guilty of a probation violation, any part of your sentence that was suspended can be imposed, including jail time and suspended fines.

Q8. What is the difference between a felony and a misdemeanor?

A misdemeanor is a charge that carries no more than one year in the local county jail. Some common misdemeanors are operating while intoxicated, retail fraud, possession of marijuana, driving while license suspended and domestic violence. A felony is a charge that carries the potential penalty of over a year in prison. Some common felonies […]