1) When do I need an attorney?
If you’ve already been charged with a crime or know charges are imminent, contact a lawyer immediately. If possible, call your lawyer before you talk to the police or as soon as you can.
2) How do I know what my rights are during an arrest?
You have constitutional protections against unreasonable searches and seizures. What that means in your particular case will vary. A lawyer will analyze the police officer’s conduct during your initial stop,
3) Will I go to jail?
This answer depends on the severity of the crime you were charged with, whether it’s your first offense and a variety of other factors. Your attorney can discuss whether you may be eligible for release on bail and how to request it.
4) How will a Huntington traffic attorney prepare my defense?
The burden of proving each element of your criminal charges rests with the prosecution. The prosecution must prove the case against you beyond a reasonable doubt. Your lawyer will analyze the law and the facts relating to each one of your charges to help prepare your defense strategy.
5) Can my Huntington traffic attorney guarantee me an acquittal?
No attorney can guarantee your acquittal or plea bargain. Your attorney can prepare a sound legal defense based on the circumstances of your case and the applicable law. Your attorney can also help you understand the pros and cons of any plea offers made by the prosecution.
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