Skilled Attorneys in Mental Status Defense Cases
If a person commits a crime while suffering from a permanent or temporary mental condition, the argument can be made under Connecticut law the he or she is not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect. Referred to commonly as the insanity defense, this is a legitimate legal strategy in many cases, but the legal issues involved can be extremely complex.
The law firm of Mark M. Kratter, LLC, in Norwalk, Connecticut, serves criminal defense clients throughout Fairfield County including the communities of Norwalk, Stamford, Greenwich, Westport, Redding, Wilton, Ridgefield, Darien, Weston, Fairfield, Danbury, Stratford, Monroe, Newtown, Bethel, Danbury, New Canaan, Easton and Bridgeport.
These cases require the attention of an experienced attorney who knows the law and will fight to protect your rights. At the law firm of Mark M. Kratter, LLC, in Norwalk, we have successfully defended numerous clients in cases where mental status came into question.
We recently successfully defended a client charged with two counts of attempted murder of a police officer, as well as another count involving another victim. Our client was found not guilty by reason of mental defect.
Pursuing Every Possible Option to Protect Your Rights
When you hire our firm, we do everything in our power to beat the charges against you. Our only goal is to preserve your rights and your freedom. Mental status defense strategies can create the reasonable doubt necessary to obtain a not guilty verdict. We have been successful in previous cases at proving mental defects due to medication errors and other causes.
Not only do our attorneys take the time to thoroughly examine all of the evidence in the prosecution's case, we also take the time to learn everything we can about you. We want to learn all about your background, your work and personal life, any medical care you have received. We will help you determine if a mental status defense is an appropriate option for your case.
Call for a Free Initial Consultation
Contact our office today to discuss your case with a lawyer. We are available during regular business hours and by appointment in the evenings. You can reach us by phone at 866-LAWS4CT (529-7428) or via e-mail.
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