Criminal Law Questions? Ask a Criminal Lawyer.
DearCustomer- It would be unethical for an attorney to take a criminal case based on outcome or contingency. You may be able to find an attorney who will not charge the full fee up front but I doubt it in the area of criminal law. I have included the website for the Bar Association in that area if you want a referral to a criminal lawyer.
If you have a complaint against any lawyer who neglected your case you can also file that with the Bar Association. It is unethical for a lawyer to accepts a retainer and then neglect the client's case.