This answer depends on  many factors, including the seriousness of the charge(s), the significance of the investigation, whether the case will proceed to a trial or be resolved by way of a plea bargain,  the amount of  time devoted to your case, , the location of the court, whether written motions are submitted to the court, and whether hearings are needed.   Every criminal case is different.  Your criminal lawyer should take the time to explain all your options and the issues relevant to your case.  For more information about fees pertaining to criminal defense matters, please see our criminal defense fees blog.