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Law Offices of Barry Sooalo ------------------------- Attorney at Law

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* Prepare and file motion for bond reduction.

* Arrange for bail.

* Gather information for plea bargaining and prepare changes or plea for arraignment.

* Obtain discovery (police reports, search warrant, and affidavits) and interview witnesses.

* Examine physical evidence and tangible objects.

* Examine and photograph scene of alleged crime.

* Analyze case based on documents and information obtained.

* Prepare for preliminary hearing or grand jury presentation.

* Draft demurrer.

* As necessary and appropriate, draft motions to change venue, set aside indictment, to suppress, for acquittal, for civil compromise, for diversion, in limine, for return of property, to postpone trial, to disqualify judge, and to withdraw as attorney of record.

* Arrange civil compromise.

* Prepare documents concerning work release.

* Draft trial memorandum.

* Attend conference with prosecutor.

* Draft motions in arrest of judgment, for new trial, for release pending new trial, for appeal.

* Prepare sentencing information and work with probation officers.

* Draft petition for leniency for probation.

* Research law about appealable issues.

* Draft assignments of error and arguments.

Note - Some of the information contained in the Appellate and Litigation sections of this publication also includes work performed in the Criminal specialty area.

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