Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Should I represent myself in a criminal case?
A: Being charged and convicted of a criminal offense could have a substantial negative impact on your future, including incarceration, high fines and the loss of your constitutional rights. Although everyone has a right to represent themselves, it is vitally important that you get aggressive and experienced counsel to help guide you through the criminal justice system. At Oliverson & Huss Law our experienced attorneys thoroughly investigate and litigate your case, always focused on working tirelessly to get you the best possible result.
Q: Do you offer a free initial consultation?
A: Yes, at Oliverson & Huss Law we offer a free 1 hour consultation where we can discuss the details of your case.
Q: Does your practice focused primarily on criminal law?
A: At Oliverson & Huss Law our practice is focused 100% on criminal defense. Our attorneys have over 40 years of combined experience and include a former judge, former prosecutors, and former police officer. We utilize our knowledge and expertise gained from this experience to get every client the best possible result in their case.
Q: How long have you practiced criminal law?
A: We have over 40 years of combined experience specifically in the area of criminal law/defense.
Q: Have you always been a criminal defense lawyer?
A:Our attorneys include a former presiding judge, three former felony prosecutors, and a former police officer. We have literally been on every side of thousands of criminal cases. Utilizing our expertise gained from this experience, we are able to offer our clients representation unmatched by any other firm in Arizona.
Q: Are you a former prosecutor? How does it help me?
A: Our attorneys include three former felony prosecutors with over 40 years of combined experience in criminal law. Having a criminal defense attorney with this experience is vital to success in your case because it provides us with insider knowledge that we use to guide you through the criminal justice system
Q: How often do you appear at the courthouse where my case will be heard?
A: We have represented clients, and appeared, in every court throughout Arizona. In addition, with our experience being a former judge, prosecutors and a police officer, we personally know most of the judges and prosecutors throughout the State, which provides unique insight for our clients.
Q: How much is this going to cost?
A: The cost of your case will vary depending on your specific charges and location of your case. During the free 1-hour consultation we will discuss the fee in detail and the payment options.
Q: Do you offer payment plans?
A: One of the reasons why Derek Oliverson and Jeremy Huss started Oliverson & Huss Law, was because of the high/unfair fees they saw other law firms charging individuals charged with crimes. Their goal was to provide highly competent and aggressive representation at cost people and families could afford. As part of this goal we offer affordable payment plans. Your payment plan will depend on the specifics of your case, but during the 1-hour free consultation we will discuss the payment options in detail.
Q: How often will we communicate?
A: At Oliverson & Huss Law you will never have to speak with a receptionist or paralegal. We give every client our personal cell phone numbers so that they can call or text whenever a question arises. We are also dedicated to providing our clients with all of the up to date information on their case as it arises.
Q: How long does a criminal case take?
A: The length of a criminal defense case varies depending on the types of charges our clients are facing. We work tirelessly to investigate and litigate your case to make sure no stone goes unturned, and to ensure you are getting the best possible result.
These answers are meant to provide general information regarding common questions asked to criminal defense lawyers. However, every case must be analyzed individually. This information is not a substitute for consulting with an experienced lawyer about.
Why Oliverson & Huss?
Over 40 Years of Collective Experience
Highly Communicative & Responsive
Former Prosecutors & a Former Judge
Team Approach to Your Case
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