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DUI Basics: How to Handle Your First Offense

If you’re facing DUI charges for the first time, you might be tempted to try and go it alone instead of paying someone to help represent you in court. You might even have searched online to see what other people have to say about this idea and found that many of them believe you can go ahead and just plead guilty yourself and move on. And while you could certainly do this, it is far from your best choice. In Continue reading

10 Reasons You Absolutely Need to Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer

While minor legal violations, such as speeding or parking tickets, may be manageable on your own, what do you do when you are facing a more serious offense, such as a DUI, vehicular injury, or other severe criminal charge?  These are instances when hiring a criminal defense attorney isn’t just helpful, but absolutely necessary. BELOW ARE 10 REASONS YOU SHOULD CONSULT A CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER: They Know the Law: On your own, you could spend years trying to fully understand Continue reading

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