Up until a few years ago, the criminal law knowledge only extended as far as what I had seen on courtroom dramas and news coverage. So when I found myself facing criminal charges for a crime I did not commit, I must admit that I was less than optimistic about my ability to prove my innocence. Thankfully, I was able to find a qualified attorney that was willing to take on my case.
After the charges against me were dropped, I was determined to never allow myself to feel so helpless again. So I started dedicating my free time to learning more about criminal law and how I could have handled the situation differently. It is my hope that by starting this site, I will be able to share with the world everything that I have learned so that no one else needs to experience what I did.
If you have been arrested for DUI, you shouldn't assume that you don't need a lawyer. While it might be possible that you can get by without one, there are also some cases where having legal assistance can be helpful. Here are some things to consider when deciding if you should get a lawyer.
Consider the Evidence Against You
People often think that, if they are arrested for a DUI, there is already enough evidence to prove they were drinking and driving, and they give up on trying to get legal help. [Read More]