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3 Ways A Battery Lawyer Ensures You Get Justice

Most people dread navigating the legal system because it's quite convoluted for individuals without legal experience. So what happens if you've been falsely charged with assault and you want to clear your name? Well, how about hiring a legal representative and letting them navigate the legal system on your behalf? That sounds like an excellent solution, right?

Unfortunately, most people end up skimping on legal representation with the hopes that they can win the case on their own. Yet, in reality, you need the guidance of a seasoned attorney to help solidify your case so the jury can take you seriously. If you're on the fence about engaging a legal representative for your upcoming battery case, continue reading to learn three ways a battery lawyer will ensure you get justice.

1. Prevent You from Jeopardizing Your Case

Since being charged with assault is such a huge burden to carry, it's very easy for you to act out of character during your case. And since only you know that you're innocent, people around you might interpret your erratic behavior as an admission of guilt. You should engage a legal representative to act on your behalf to ensure you don't jeopardize your case by letting your emotions lead your actions. In the meantime, you can come to terms with your current situation and trust that your attorney can get you out of it.

2. Guide You Through the Legal Process

Whereas addressing an assault charge on your own can leave you feeling scared, alone, and helpless, partnering with a legal representative guarantees that you won't be overwhelmed by the legal bureaucracy. The professional will educate you on the legal process to ensure you're always in the loop. This way, you can sleep soundly at night, knowing what to expect when the day breaks. This will allow you to keep your mental wellness in check during such trying times.

3. Protect Your Rights

Just because you've been charged with a grave offense does not give the plaintiff's attorney the right to infringe on your rights. However, as someone with no legal experience, you might not know this or be unaware of your legal rights during such a case. And because the accusations will have made you vulnerable, it would be very easy for the prosecutor to get you to take a plea bargain with the promise of a favorable deal.

Thankfully, when you have a reliable legal representative by your side, none of this has to happen. The attorney will fiercely protect your rights throughout the case and ensure you are not pressured to do or say anything you don't consent to.

Being charged with assault can be a frightening experience. So if you are facing assault charges, don't go it alone; hire an experienced battery lawyer to fight for you. 

Contact a law firm like Epstein & Robbins to learn more.