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Top Ten Questions When Hiring a Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney

Posted by Courtney Pilchman | May 12, 2008 | 0 Comments

1.How many years have you been practicing criminal law? 2.How familiar are you with the judges, DA's and court staff? 3.Are you the one who will be handling my case or do you assign it to an associate? Will you make all my court appearances personally? 4.Do you have any discipline record with the State Bar of California? 5.What are the potential costs I face? Investigators? 6.How many cases have you handled like mine? 7.What exactly do I get for my retainer? Felonies- Does the retainer include preliminary hearing and post-information representation? Trial? Misdemeanors- Does my retainer include trial? 8. Will you personally take my calls and meet with me regarding my case? 9. Are you familiar with any alternative sentences? 10. Does the retainer cover the cost of representation regardless of how long it takes to resolve my case?

Pilchman & Kay, PLC invites you to a free consultation where the above questions and more can be discussed. Our Orange County, Ca criminal defense firm handles cases throughout Southern California.

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Courtney Pilchman

Courtney Pilchman was a Deputy District Attorney for over six years prior to becoming a criminal defense attorney. She was a member of some of the most elite prosecution units including crimes against children, family violence, and sexual assault. She prosecuted very high profile cases and had a ...


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