I have a felony drug charge and my lawyers only concern is me cooperating with police
Your attorney’s top priority should be securing the most favorable result for you. If the evidence is overwhelming, your cooperation may be the best strategy; owever, that shouldn’t be the starting point. – Joshua Sabert Lowther, Esq., Atlanta, GA.
Speak to your attorney. Ask him to explain why this is the best course of action
If the case against you is strong, your cooperation may be the only way for him to help secure a favorable outcome for you.
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Your attorney should be focused on achieving the best result for you. Sometimes that means cooperating to the best of your ability. Sometimes it means negotiation. Sometimes it means a fight. Each situation is different. Your lawyer should be able to explain the course.
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When the evidence is overwhelming, and there is a mandatory minimum, cooperation may be the only way to save your butt. But the choice is yours.
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