What Rights Do I Give Up If I Plead Guilty to a Crime?
Pleading Guilty to a Crime Can Have Dire Consequences You give up many rights when you plead guilty to a crime. The majority of the rights that you give up are related to your right to a trial. You also give up your right to an appeal. Pleading guilty is an extremely important decision that should not be made lightly. Many lawyers are scared by trials and only want to have their clients plead guilty, but a skilled criminal defense lawyer will look at all possible trial defenses before recommended any guilty plea to a client. It is important to understand you...Continue reading