How to Handle Yourself in Court
If you are set to appear in court for a criminal offense, then we have a few tips to share with you so you can, at least, be seen as a decent kind of individual incapable of the commission of a criminal offense of any kind.
The best way to go about this is to realize that appearances and perception is everything, that it means a lot, and can go a long way in determination of how you’ll be looked at by the very people who may have to decide your fate. Or in other words, the jurors.
In court, its best to leave any smirks of wit in the lobby, and be humble while keeping a puppy dog type look on your face so people will see you in a non aggressive light. After all, people who aren’t aggressive aren’t criminals right?
Well.. no, but people feel this way, and any good criminal defense lawyer will play on this nuance, on behalf of their client.