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Mental Health Defenses Attorney Winston-Salem

Mental Health Defenses

Defending the Mentally Ill - Competency - Insanity - Mental Commitments

Criminal offenses committed by people who suffer from mental illness poses a unique challenge. Law enforcement officers often lack training to recognize when a person is mentally ill, and prosecutors' hands are often tied because people seldom care that a crime was the result of mental illness. In a civilized society however, the mentally ill shouldn't be imprisoned if they lack the mental capacity to conform their behavior to the law. They should be treated for their illness.

Bowman Law PLLC has experience helping clients like you. If your loved one has been charged with a criminal offense and you believe his/her actions are attributable to a mental illness, you need an experienced criminal defense firm to properly defend the case and provide you with sound legal advice. Contact Bowman Law PLLC today for a free consultation, or call (336) 470-0177 to speak to Attorney Joe Bowman directly.

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