Who we represent as criminal defense clients

Questions About Criminal Defense

Being charged with a crime is scary, but we’ll get you through it.

General Questions

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Should I Just Get A Public Defender?

Choosing to keep your public defender or retain private counsel is the most important decision you will make.

What is Attorney-Client Privilege?

Attorney-Client Privilege – There are certain classes of individuals with whom a client has the ability to have privileged communications with.

Who we represent as criminal defense clients

How Do the Free Criminal Defense Consultations Work?

At the Law Office of Chris Van Vechten, for all criminal cases, the first consultation is always free.

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At What Point Do I Need to See a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

The biggest mistake defendants make is waiting too long to contact a criminal defense lawyer.