How to Assist With Your Defence

 

  • Always be honest with your lawyer, especially about the details of the case.
  • Do not talk to the police without your lawyer.
  • Write a comprehensive and very detailed statement of the events that led up to your arrest.
  • Help compile a list of witnesses that can defend you.
  • Do not post about your case on social media, only discuss your case with your lawyer.
  • Save and present all documents, videos, emails, social media posts that can exonerate you.
  • Return contact from your lawyer in a timely manner.
  • Show up early for court appearances.
  • Dress appropriately for court appearances.
  • Conduct yourself with professionalism and show the utmost respect to everyone in the courtroom.