Friday, March 3, 2017

How Can you Find a Good DUI Lawyer to Represent you?

You've been arrested and charged with DUI in Maryland. What is the next step? Hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to represent you. 

There are numerous criminal defense attorneys in Maryland that handle DUI cases on a regular basis. but how do you know who the "good" attorneys are and who the "bad" ones are?

There are two types of DUI lawyers--the ones who assume every case will be a guilty plea, and the ones who prepare every case like it is going to trial.

As an attorney, if you assume you are trying the case, you leave no stone unturned when investigating the case in order to identify all possible legal defenses for your client. When it comes time for trial, the attorney is well-prepared to try your case, which in essence is the leverage you need to negotiate a favorable deal, if that is ultimately the route you choose to take.

Whether you choose to have a trial or negotiate a plea agreement, a good DUI lawyer will do whatever it takes to get you the best result, while ensuring that you are always advised of the potential risks and benefits, so that you can make informed decisions every step of the way.

Remember, a DUI charge is not something to take lightly; it is a very serious charge will significant consequences. If you've been charged with a drunk driving offense, call the attorneys at Portner & Shure for a free consultation: (301) 854-9000, (410) 995-1515.

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