“I was wrongly convicted of murder. I spent nearly 17 years in prison fighting my case. When I finally won a new trial, I chose Greg Robey to be a part of my defense team. He found an FBI agent who had worked on the case in the 1980s, along with critical pieces of evidence that we thought were long lost. After a long and very hard-fought trial, I was found Not Guilty of all charges. I owe my freedom to Greg Robey and my defense team.” -R.R., Ravenna, Ohio
Sometimes it makes sense to be frugal — but not if you are arrested for a white-collar offense or other type of crime. You may be gambling with your freedom. The law says you have the right to an attorney and, if you cannot afford one, one will be provided for you. However, is a public defender really your best chance at beating the charges against you? Some reasons not to accept the public defender include:
If you are arrested, request a criminal law attorney who has experience fighting criminal charges in Ohio. With a competent lawyer by your side, you stand the best chance of creating a solid defense.