During a grand jury hearing, a person called to testify is not allowed to be accompanied by into the courtroom by legal counsel. However, depending on the nature of the charges involved, it may be in your best interest to seek legal counsel if you are called to testify before a grand jury.
Grand Jury Representation in Florida
If you have been called to testify before a grand jury, an experienced criminal defense attorney can provide valuable legal counsel. The Law Offices of Edward G. Salantrie can help you prepare for your Grand Jury hearing.
Some examples of cases that may require a grand jury hearing include:
- Kidnapping charges
- Federal charges involving RICO act
- Health care fraud
- Drug trafficking cases
- White collar crimes
Testifying Before A Grand Jury
Although the legal team at The Law Offices of Edward G. Salantrie will not be admitted into the courtroom at the time of your hearing, we can provide helpful insight and prepare you for your time on the stand.
A thorough review of your case will allow us to provide you with information regarding the nature of the case, questions that you may be required to answer and ways to answer those questions without committing perjury or self-incrimination.
When you discuss something with our experienced legal team, your rights are protected by attorney-client privilege. This means that anything you choose to discuss with our expert attorneys is completely confidential and cannot be subpoenaed by the prosecution.
Contact A Florida Criminal Defense Attorney Today
If you are required to testify at a grand jury hearing, legal counsel can help you prepare. Contact The Law Offices of Edward G. Salantrie today to begin your free consultation.