FAQ

Answers to Your Most Frequent Questions About the Criminal Law Process

Facts You Need to Know

You need an attorney if you are being investigated, charged, or interviewed by the police.

Certainly, you need a criminal lawyer who specializes in the sensitive issues involved in criminal cases. Though, there is a possibility that you may be convicted of a crime and may be ordered to pay fines. And, sometimes even go to jail for it. Moreover, a criminal conviction will follow you for the rest of your life. In fact, it can also affect your ability to get a job, obtain housing, or even receive credit. Overall, criminal convictions can affect your life in ways you could never foresee. Thus, if you have previous convictions, those judgments can be used to enhance your punishment in any new criminal charge against you.


As soon as you can hire an attorney to represent you, the better!

Yes, you still need a lawyer if you are innocent. There have been many innocent people arrested, convicted, and sentenced to prison.

Just look on the news on any given day and you will see wrongfully convicted individuals being released. A lot of innocent individuals do not get so lucky. A lawyer will help ensure that your rights and liberties are protected. Even if you are innocent you need the very best legal representation possible.

Criminal attorney Kara Carreras is committed to fighting for you!

There are several ways to dismiss your case. In addition, the Carreras Law Group, P.C. will also work to achieve the best possible result for you. Each case is unique. The court will dismiss your case, and you will not have a criminal record and your record may be expunged. Finally, an extension is a way to have your record erased completely.

In the computer information age, it is more important than ever to keep your record clean.

Absolutely not. No criminal lawyer can guarantee any result in your case. Meanwhile, you need a criminal attorney to be honest and upfront with you about your case. Good news or bad news, you deserve a criminal lawyer who will give you straight answers. Thus, You need a criminal attorney who will fight for your rights and keep you informed and up to date about your case.

We keep you informed accordingly regarding your case at Carreras Law Group. In her role as a criminal lawyer, Kara Carreras is always open and honest with her clients.

Hiring a lawyer to represent you is the most important decision you will make regarding your case. When making the decision to hire a lawyer here are just a few questions you should ask:

    • First and foremost, a criminal attorney should be forthright with you about whether your specific situation requires his or her services in the first place.
    • How much experience does your criminal attorney have? The legal system is complex and most people need help navigating the legal process. Because each case has its own particular set of facts, the more experience your criminal lawyer has, the better prepared he or she will be to handle your specific case.
    • Has your criminal attorney been successful in handling criminal cases in the past? If so, then your criminal lawyer may be able to handle your case successfully as well. Ask your criminal attorney about past successes.
    • Has your criminal lawyer handled cases like yours before? Each criminal case has its own defenses, mitigating factors, and aggravating facts. A criminal attorney who has handled cases similar to yours in the past is more likely have the knowledge about what defenses and factors apply in your particular set of circumstances.

Though, you need to appear before the court but the answer can be “maybe”. Indeed, in some instances an attorney may waive off your appearance into the court by making an appeal of not guilty. Therefore, you may get permission of not showing up in the pre-trial sessions. But, in general the judge may require you to show up, in such case you have to.

In fact, you have all the rights to protect yourself and your dignity. Furthermore, you have the right to remain silent and can speak only in the presence of a lawyer. Apart from that, you have full rights not to incriminate yourself. Indeed, you can avail all the Miranda rights.

What sets the Carreras law group apart?

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Excellent Relationships With Opposing Counsel

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Treats Clients Like Family

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Habla Español

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Board Certified Criminal Attorney

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Nearly Two Decades of Experience

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Former Prosecutorial Experience

Known for Aggressive Advocacy & Results

Call Carreras Law Group Now to Get Started On Your Defense

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