Phoenix Misdemeanor Defense Lawyer

When a person is charged with a crime, it threatens one’s future in several different ways. There is a possibility of jail time, disqualification from employment, as well a chance that one will be unable to hold certain professional  licenses. Some make the mistake of attempting to handle a misdemeanor case without consulting with a lawyer. These same people realize that self-representation was a mistake when they see the repercussions inflicted upon their lives by a misdemeanor conviction. Bretton Barber is a Phoenix criminal defense attorney who takes misdemeanor charges seriously and aggressively seeks to win the best possible outcome for his clients. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor crime then you should not view it as a do-it-yourself project. Contact our office today for a free consultation and learn more about your legal options.

Attorney providing effective legal representation for Phoenix residents charged with a misdemeanor

Most people who are arrested for misdemeanors are not career criminals. They are honest people who made a mistake or were in the wrong place at the wrong time. Such individuals often do not know what to expect from the legal process and are afraid for their future. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor in Phoenix, Arizona then the first step is to contact an attorney. A lawyer can explain what to expect as your case progresses, advise you of your rights, and and help you to understand your options. Bretton Barber assists people in such situations. He will help guide you through the process whether you have been arrested for DUI, simple assault, or domestic violence, or other criminal law issues. It is the goal of Bretton and the Barber Law Group to help you get your life on track as quickly as possible.

Bretton will use your initial consultation to gain an understanding of the case. He will determine how you viewed the incident and get details regarding your arrest. He will lay out a roadmap, which you can understand. Once retained, he will then gather the necessary evidence (such as police reports, witness statements, etc.) and meet with you again to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of your case. As Bretton handles all matters in the office personally, he will be present at your hearings and will be in regular contact with you throughout the process. Bretton’s number one goal for all clients is to have their case dismissed, but when that is not possible, he will work hard to obtain the next best result. Call our office today to speak with a misdemeanor lawyer. In addition to Phoenix we represent defendants in other Maricopa County cities such as Mesa, Glendale, Scottsdale, Chandler, and Gilbert. We also assist Pima County residents in Tucson.

Arizona misdemeanor attorney providing honest and responsive communication

The most common complaint made against attorneys is that they fail to communicate properly with their clients. Bretton vowed he would not make this same mistake when he opened his own firm. He values the attorney-client relationship and understands that such a relationship must be built on trust and communication. He provides all clients with his direct email and phone number so that he can be reached at any time, including weekends and holidays. Bretton often uses text messaging when his clients are facing emergencies and need a quick response. He regularly meets with clients in person so that he can ensure they are ready for upcoming hearings and trials. If you have been arrested in Arizona for a misdemeanor offense then you need a lawyer that you can trust.

Contact our office today for an initial consultation. We also assist with professional license defense issues which often arise from misdemeanor charges as well as the appeal of a professional license suspension.

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