Shane Tait Auckland Criminal Lawyer

How Can A Criminal Lawyer Help You?

Can a lawyer help you?  Yes. If you have been charged with a crime, expert legal help might be more important than you realize. Never assume that you will be convicted of a crime, even if you think you might be guilty.

You may not have all the facts. With the help of an experienced criminal defence lawyer, your charges might be dismissed, withdrawn or reduced without ever going to trial.

If you do proceed to trial, your lawyer will prepare and run the trial for you. In the event that you are convicted, your lawyer will ensure that you receive the best possible sentence in the circumstances.

Will hiring a lawyer help you?  There are many ways that your lawyer or attorney will help you. Your lawyer is an expert on the criminal justice system and will help you to get the best results for your case.When you call an experienced criminal defence lawyer, he or she will meet with you to discuss your case.

How does hiring a Criminal Lawyer help?

Your lawyer will get your side of the story and provide you with some basic advice and information.  However, without obtaining your police file, their initial advice may be limited.

If you decide to hire a lawyer after your initial consultation, your lawyer will obtain your police file and analyze it for the following:

  • Is your file complete?  Is there something missing?
  • Were the proper charges laid?
  • Are the charges against you unusually harsh in the circumstances?
  • Who are the witnesses against you?  Are they reliable?
  • Did the police officers involved make any mistakes?
  • Is any of the evidence against you inadmissible in court?
  • What evidence against you is admissible?

You may be surprised to learn of all the ways in which a lawyer can help you.  Once your lawyer has performed a detailed analysis of your case, including obtaining facts and researching the relevant laws, your lawyer will present you with the options available to you.

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Why call a lawyer now

Expert legal help is your best option. Your lawyer’s advice about your options will enable you to make an informed decision about how to proceed.

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A criminal defence lawyer can help you

Just because you’ve been charged with a crime doesn’t mean you’ll be convicted. Criminal law is complex, and you have a lot to lose if you don’t take the right steps. Talk to an experienced criminal lawyer now.

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Calling a lawyer today will benefit your case

Your lawyer will interview you and any other witnesses right away, while memories are still fresh. Witness statements will be taken to preserve evidence.

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We are available 24 Hours a day, ensuring the prompt delivery of immediate expert legal advice and representation.

Call us now on 09 308 9446 or 021 628 001

Hiring a lawyer levels the playing field

Criminal law is a complex mix of statute, common law and precedents (past decisions by the court) and procedure (rules and regulations). You deserve the best outcome possible, but do you have the expertise and knowledge to get it on your own?

Do you want to be the only person in the room who is not well versed in criminal law? You should have an expert of your own.

Don’t lose hope.  Even if you think you might be guilty, there are many ways that your lawyer can help.  In addition to analyzing your case and spelling out your options, your lawyer will help you to navigate the complex legal justice system.

You don’t have to go through this alone.  Get an expert on your side. Seek professional legal help today by calling an experienced criminal defence lawyer. Call us on

Don’t wait to call a lawyer. When you seek legal advice right away, you put your lawyer in the best position to be able to help you.

If you contact a lawyer before charges are laid against you, your lawyer may also be able to save you significant time and money by preventing charges from ever being laid. You don’t have to wait for the police to come to you. You need a lawyer to obtain the best possible result for your case.

Why Choose Us

  • We are one of the most prominent criminal law practices within New Zealand.
  • We cover the full spectrum of criminal allegations – Murder, Rape Robbery and Drug offending.
  • Our cases range from the minor to the most serious
  • From the Police station attendance, to the District court, the High court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.
  • Our strategic expertise, outstanding client service and discretion mean we ensure your best interests are met.