Why You Should Hire a DWI Attorney
Being charged with DWI can be terrifying. There are severe consequences that may have you feeling overwhelmed. It is not recommended that you handle this on your own. Here is why you should hire a DWI attorney.
Hiring a DWI Attorney
If you’re charged with DWI or DUI in New York (those terms are used interchangeably), your best option is to speak with an experienced DWI attorney who’s handled those cases repeatedly. Many constitutional issues arise in connection with DWIs including these:
- Was the stop of your motor vehicle a valid one?
- Did the police officer have probable cause before arresting you?
- Was the breath test administered in accordance with the law?
- Was your blood alcohol content correctly read by the machine used to test your breath?
- If the police asked for a blood test, was that blood draw accurately done in accordance with medical guidelines?
All these issues and so many more are important in defending a defendant in a DWI case.
Hiring the Best DWI Attorney for Your Case
If you’ve been charged with DWI or DUI in the state of New York, it is encouraged that you call an attorney. You will want someone who has been handling these cases for over 30 years and can handle a broad range of criminal defense cases. The best type of client is an educated client – one who learns, not only from the internet, but also from their attorney. Also, the best attorneys to handle these cases are the educated attorneys – the ones who ask their clients the important questions that enable them to learn each one’s bottom line most important issue. Most often, that issue is the client’s desire to avoid having a criminal record. Others want to get back on the road as quickly as possible. Over a period of time, your attorney will get to know you, and you’ll get to know them. They will educate you, and you’ll educate them so that you can walk through your case together and get the best possible result.
Hiring an Attorney for a DWI Trial
If you go to trial on a DWI or DUI case in the state of New York or are planning to do so, you should hire an attorney. Your attorney will make sure you’re educated about the rules and rights that pertain to your case. For example, do you know that you’re entitled to a jury trial? Many people don’t. They think the judge is going to decide whether or not you’re guilty. At the same time, while you’re entitled to a trial by a six-person jury, you’re also entitled to waive that trial and allow the judge to decide your guilt or innocence based the facts of your case. Deciding whether to go to trial on a DWI or DUI charge is complex. You should speak with an attorney who has gone through the process before and can walk you through it.
Every Case DWI is Different
If you’re charged with DWI or DUI in the state of New York, you need to know that a good attorney considers every case – and every client – unique. Truly, every case is different. Every set of facts is different. Every client is different. Every client’s needs are different. Your attorney will take the requisite time to get to know all those things in each case. You won’t get it all done in one sitting but, over a period, you will. Then, when the time comes to make decisions in your case, such as whether to go to trial, not only will you have all the information you’ll need, but your attorney will have been able to advise you appropriately based on your specific circumstances.
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