Criminal Law Tools

Criminal Law Glossary

Definitions of some of the terms commonly used in the criminal justice system, and terms associated with sexual offenses.

Preparing to Meet With a Criminal Defense Attorney

Meeting with an attorney for the first time can be a stressful and difficult event if you are unsure of their credentials and of what you should be asking them. This page offers guidance for how to approach this important first meeting, and how to evaluate whether you have found the right attorney for you. You will also learn what to bring to that first meeting to insure your attorney has all of the information they need to give you the best possible defense. Make sure you are prepared when meeting with a criminal defense attorney.