If you’re facing criminal charges out of Apache Junction, AZ, it’s not a good idea to represent yourself. Arizona has complex and harsh criminal laws and penalties. When representing yourself in an Apache Junction criminal case, you’ll be negotiating away your rights and future with experienced prosecutors and judges. The prosecution’s goal is to convict you; they’re not worried about your future or personal circumstances. Mr. Tobin will tell you, from experience, that the prosecutors and judges are not there to protect your interests and future; but rather, they’ll see you as a number in a long line of Defendants on their court calendar.
When up against criminal charges from Apache Junction, it’s highly advisable to retain a criminal defense lawyer who’s familiar, not only with Arizona Law, but also the Apache Junction Criminal Courts. It’s also helpful to have a former prosecutor who can provide valuable insight to the other side.