Herrin, IL asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Illinois

Q: Are you entitled to a private investigator for your criminal case? How do you get one?

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James G. Dimeas
James G. Dimeas
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Schaumburg, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: You do have the right to hire a private investigator. This is something you should talk to your lawyer about. Most experienced criminal defense attorneys have private investigators that they regularly use.

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Juan Ooink
Juan Ooink
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Bolingbrook, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: No. You are only entitled to an attorney if you can not afford to hire one. You need to discuss this concern with your attorney. If you do not have an attorney, you need to hire one right away. The sooner you hire an attorney, the better.

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