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Why You Shouldn't Use a Public Defender

Anyone who is arrested for allegedly committing a crime has the right to legal representation, but what happens to arrestees who do not appoint legal counsel or cannot afford to do so? This is exactly why the public defender's office exists. Some jurisdictions do not have public defenders, but they do exist in the state of California and Orange County. Public defenders are appointed to handle cases for the criminally accused who have not appointed their own legal counsel. If it's free and someone is doing the work for you, why shouldn't you utilize this service?

The answer is simple. Public defenders do not offer the personalized service that you can get from a firm like ours. Particularly in the state of California, where the arrest rate is high and the criminal justice system cramped, public defenders have incredibly heavy case loads. The larger their case load, the less time they have to spend on each individual case. Most public defenders do not spend the time and attention necessary on cases to secure successful outcomes for their clients.

The Orange County criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry, Inc. is not only experienced in this area of practice, but our lawyers are also caring and offer one-on-one attention that many firms cannot offer, let alone a public defender. Without attention to detail, your public defender will likely miss key components of your case, and forego opportunities that could have resulted in dismissed or reduced charges.

If you would like to learn more about the advantaged of utilizing the services of our law firm, please do not hesitate to call us today. The Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry provides free case evaluations for anyone who has been arrested and/or charged with a criminal offense.