How a Criminal Defense Attorney Gathers Information

criminal defense attorney behind a gavel and a bronze justice statueA criminal defense attorney provides legal representation to defendants throughout the El Paso area. During an arrest, you have the right to contact an attorney. If your charges are serious, you don’t want to waste time; you need to find good legal representation as soon as possible. One of the most important things that an attorney does is to gather information and evidence. As a result, this evidence will provide a solid defense during a trial. Aranda Law Firm can help you to explore the different options you have for defending yourself against criminal charges.

A Criminal Defense Attorney and the Discovery Process

Your criminal defense attorney will gather information during the discovery process. During this process, the prosecuting attorney has to provide exculpatory evidence to the defense attorney. In addition, they must also provide a list of evidence to introduce during the trial, as well agavel with criminal law written on the stands  a witness list. We will carefully review the evidence provided during the discovery period in order to disprove or discredit the prosecution. Your attorney can also interview witnesses who may have information that will help your defense. Your criminal defense attorney will also conduct formal interviews, or depositions.  As a result, they will learn about the information witnesses have. A defense attorney may also consult with experts who will give testimony, such as forensic experts who could try to refute the evidence that the prosecutor is going to present in a criminal case.

Getting Help from a Criminal Defense Attorney

Aranda Law Firm is here to assist you whenever you have been charged with a state or federal crime. We can begin gathering evidence immediately. Notably, our goal will be to make it impossible for a prosecutor to meet the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. The sooner we get started in defending you, the more comprehensive we can be in building your defense. Contact us today!