By Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyer Jeremy Rosenthal
In Texas, if you have been charged with an offense you have three basic choices. You have the choice to plead guilty or not guilty, the choice to testify on your own behalf, and the choice to select a judge or jury to asses punishment if trial is unsuccessful. These are not simple choices, fun choices, or easy choices.
Your lawyer should be able to give you as complete a picture as possible with regards to the facts, the law, and the probable outcomes so that you are comfortable making these important decisions. Additionally, your lawyer should make it their business to be a skilled advocate for trial and/or dealing with the prosecutor or law enforcement. You need to be comfortable with your attorney and no one attorney is perfect for everyone.
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