guilty should i tell lawyer

I’m Guilty: Should I Tell My Attorney?

October 15, 2014

When you’re in a jam and need an attorney, it’s difficult to know whether you should tell them the full truth and nothing but the truth. After all, how can a lawyer work to clear your name if you’re actually guilty? And why would they want to do so? The way the legal system works, however, nothing is cut and dried, and there’s always a way for a good attorney to defend you well. Here are the pros—and cons—of telling your lawyer everything: