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Legal help with police detentions or arrests

The decisions you make in the first 24 hours after being arrested or called in for questioning can make a decided difference in how your case is handled by police and prosecutors. Even if you believe that you are partially at fault in the events leading up to the citation or arrest, it is vital to talk to a Phoenix criminal defense lawyer from Lewis and Pokora before you pay a ticket or plead guilty to a crime. A criminal defense attorney in Phoenix from our firm can help you take the steps necessary to either prove your innocence or reduce the penalties associated with an error in judgment.

In some cases, an attorney can work with prosecutors to negotiate a plea deal or a reduction in the charges. In others, a Phoenix criminal defense attorney can represent the accused suspect in a judge or jury trial. When you have been ticketed, detained or arrested, please give our criminal defense lawyers in Phoenix a call to find out how we can help you. Our scope of practice includes, but is not limited to, the following types of criminal charges:

  • Arson
  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Domestic violence
  • Driver’s license suspensions
  • Drug crimes / possession / distribution
  • Drunk driving accidents (DUI)
  • False imprisonment
  • Fraud / misrepresentation
  • Impaired driving accidents (DWI)
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Kidnapping / abduction
  • Murder / manslaughter
  • Parole or probation violations
  • Property damage
  • Sexual assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Theft / burglary / robbery
  • Traffic tickets / motor vehicle violations
  • Trespassing
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Violent crimes

What to do when you are arrested or detained

When you’ve been arrested or detained in connection with a crime, it is vital to contact an experienced Phoenix criminal defense lawyer at Lewis and Pokora as soon as possible. Our attorneys have a 24-hour, 7-days-a-week answering service.

While you wait for your attorney to arrive, you should exercise your constitutional right to remain silent. Any statements made to police and prosecutors can be used against you in a court of law. It is important to say nothing unless and until you have consulted with your legal representative. If you are being questioned as a witness, suspect, aider, abettor, accessory, accomplice or perpetrator of a serious felony or misdemeanor crime, you need an attorney who can protect your rights and advocate for you.

Protect your rights. Call our misdemeanor and felony defense lawyers in Phoenix today.

When your freedom, your future and your reputation are at stake, there is no substitute for the advice of a skilled criminal defense attorney in Phoenix. An experienced lawyer from Lewis and Pokora can help when you are detained in connection with a crime. To learn more, call 602.889.6666 or contact us online today.

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