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Louisiana lawyers help criminal defendants, their families

On Behalf of | Dec 11, 2015 | Firm News |


When an individual has been charged with a felony, it may come as a shock to his or her family members. Families may have questions about the type or degree of crime that a loved one has been charged with. While a previous post discussed felony charges related to counterfeiting, there is a wide range of felony charges in Louisiana, making it important to understand the details of the crime the accused was charged with. Defendants and their loved ones may have questions about one’s guilt or innocence, but most importantly, they may wonder how they can initiate a strong defense..

It is important to remember that a criminal charge is not a conviction. All too often police will arrest an innocent man or woman, and frequently a suspect may need his or her family’s help to prove that he or she is innocent of the alleged criminal activity. One important piece of assistance that families can provide is through helping a loved one obtain legal counsel. A strong criminal defense team, like that of Hymel Davis & Petersen, can help advocate for a defendant.

The firm’s attorneys are not only expert state trial lawyers, but also practice extensively at the federal level. Our attorney’s have helped past clients facing either state or federal charges successfully develop a criminal defense strategy. With several years of experience, we have the legal resources and the trial experience to advocate aggressively for clients. Furthermore, the firm’s expertise has been honored in the legal community with a prestigious AV-rating in Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system.

The attorneys of Hymel Davis & Petersen dedicated to helping clients obtain the best possible outcome for their particular case. And because of that, we make sure to take the time to inform our clients about all of their options and possible outcomes. For additional information, please visit our webpage. This could provide general information, helping those facing criminal charges take action to reduce or dismiss the charges against them.