This is a common question
asked by clients. Of course we think the
answer is a definitive YES. Not because
we are Lawyers and believe what we do is necessary, but because as Lawyers we
see clients every day
themselves in Court and come to see us only when it is really too late! Seeking advice from an Attorney (even if you
only think you are going to be charged) can be the difference between your
freedom and incarceration.
You have the Right to Remain Silent. Keep that Right and be Silent!
Once you agree to speak
with law enforcement you have given up your right to remain silent and
everything you say can (and will) be
used against you. Come in and speak with
one of our attorneys before you make any statement to or speak with anyone from law enforcement
or the District Attorney's office.
Paying off a ticket
without going to Court means that you are admitting the charge as it stands and
that is what will go on your record. The
majority of the time we will be able to work with the District Attorney and get
your speed reduced or the charges lessened or even dismissed. Paying off your
ticket can cause assessment of less points on your DMV record and/or less