PREPARING FOR TRIAL

In any criminal prosecution, it is the State’s burden to prove the defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Invocation of one’s right to a trial is a constitutionally protected safeguard. It is the correct mechanism to employ when one is certain that the testimony of the witnesses will establish that the State cannot prove its theory of […]

PLEA BARGAINING

Plea bargaining is an appropriate alternative mechanism for reaching a final disposition in a criminal matter or traffic offense matter under circumstances in which it is not clear that testimony adduced from witnesses at trial would support a finding of the defendant’s innocence. The concept involves waiving one’s constitutional right to a trial in exchange for a voluntary plea […]

Experienced Attorney

Possessing an accurate sense of the criterion on which a trier of fact (judge or jury) will decide your guilt or innocence is critical to your success. The manner in which your attorney presents you and your witnesses to court officials is extremely significant. One incompetently addressed misconception could result in your conviction, possible imposition of jail time, criminal […]