Legal Advice for Plea Bargain — 38 results
Written by attorney Jonathan Blecher, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Saving money Defendants who are represented by private counsel can save a bundle on attorneys' fees by accepting a plea bargain. It almost always takes more time and effort to bring a case... more
Written by attorney Ethan Andrew Way, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Contact the Attorney who is/was representing you. Do this IMMEDIATELY upon realizing your desire to withdraw the plea. Your lawyer will discuss "buyer's remorse" and help determine if... more
Written by attorney Paul J Adras, almost 4 years ago.
The Plea Bargain
The plea bargain is an accepted, necessary and critical component of the criminal justice system throughout the entire United States. The term "plea bargain" refers to... more
Written by attorney Christopher Leroi, 11 months ago.
Over 90% of cases do not end up going to a jury trial or a trial to the court. Most of them are resolved in plea bargaining between the defendant and/or defense counsel and the prosecutor.... more
Written by attorney Sean Tabibian, over 1 year ago.
Plea Bargaining 101
Information regarding plea bargaining is aimed not only toward the guilty, but also the innocent, and most especially the overcharged (those who may be guilty of SOME... more
Written by attorney Robert Wittmann, over 1 year ago.
Most Americans have a mistaken view of the criminal justice system, one formed by too many years of watching TV shows like Matlock, Perry Mason and Law Order. Contrary to popular wisdom,... more
Written by attorney James Layrisson, over 1 year ago.
The decision whether to accept a plea bargain depends on the strength of your case and your comfort level with the risks of trial.
A plea bargain is a deal in a criminal case offered by a... more
Written by attorney Nathan Wente, about 3 years ago.
Plea Bargaining: Governmental Extortion
Plea bargaining is the process where a prosecutor comes to an agreement with a defendant to resolve a criminal case. Roughly 90% of all criminal... more
Written by attorney Steven Topazio, almost 4 years ago.
95% of all cases end in a plea-bargain. Plea-bargaining is an excellent way to avoid a potential stiff conviction in favor of an agreed upon lighter conviction. For instance, in a drug... more
Written by attorney Jason W. Swindle, about 4 years ago.
The Practice of Plea Bargaining
It really is amazing how much legal work is done behind the scenes. I would estimate that what people see in court comprises only about 5% of what actually... more
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