What is it? How can it impact your client? And what do you need to know to successfully implement it?
A few years ago, represented a client who was involved in a horrific car accident. They were charged with Manslaughter in the First Degree, Assault in the Second Degree, Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants, and other misdemeanors. The case was... Read More
Diversion is a program that can keep the DUII case from becoming a conviction. Diversion does not erase the arrest or come off the record (DUII arrest can’t be expunged if the case was dismissed through a diversion program). Not all cases are eligible for diversion and not every case should be handled through the diversion program. The attorney has... Read More
Lawyers handling criminal cases run into this problem every day, and the answer is simple: don’t talk to the police without an attorney. Just don’t.
Police never come just to “talk with you” if you are a possible criminal suspect. They only come to see you to try and get you to admit you did something wrong, or-worse- to confess... Read More
In law school students are taught to develop a case theory. The theory is supposed to be a reason you can win the case in an easy to understand explanation to a jury. Although I agree that this is essential to any good trial strategy; I don’t like the term “case theory.” I prefer to think of it as a... Read More
Were you hit by a drunk or impaired driver?
Our knowledge of the criminal court system, police investigations, national highway traffic and safety training, field sobriety testing, breath or blood testing and retrograde extrapolation is an extreme value on cases where someone has been hit and injured by an drunk/impaired driver. We are familiar with blood alcohol issues such as calculating... Read More