Do I Even Need an Attorney for Minor Offenses? Especially if I Know I'm Guilty?
In fact, if you are guilty, it's even more important to have an attorney. Because there may be issues you're not even aware of. An attorney can look at the facts of a case, look at the discovery that the prosecutor provides. There may be issues to get evidence suppressed or even get the case dismissed outright even though you are guilty. Yes, it is important to get an attorney, even for minor offenses.