The law guarantees every criminal suspect the right to an attorney. Unfortunately, you don’t get to choose your public defender. You only get your choice of a lawyer if you decide to go private. But how much will you end up paying for the services of a private lawyer? Below are some of the factors that determine criminal defense fees.
Number of Charges
A single criminal act can trigger multiple charges or counts. For example, if the authorities have accused you of driving under the influence (DUI), you might face other related charges, such as: