Seeing the flashing lights of a police vehicle behind you after you have left a party and you know you had a couple of drinks can make your heart drop. If the officer has a reason to think that you have been drinking, you might asked be asked to take a field sobriety test. One of these tests is the horizontal gaze nystagmus test.
In our previous blog post, we discussed how it is sometimes financially impossible for people to fight against criminal charges. This is because many people simply don't have the financial ability to pay for all of the expenses that are associated with fighting the criminal charges. We know that having to fight the charges placed against you can be a frightening prospect. We also know that you don't want to just sit back and let the chips fall where they may.
When you are facing criminal charges, you have to understand the facts of the case. You also need to understand the laws that apply to your case. In some cases, this can be challenging because of changing laws that might apply to cases that involve certain circumstances.
In our previous blog post, we discussed how important it is to understand what a jury trial entails so you can determine if that is the direction that you want to go with your criminal case. If you opt to go through with a jury trial, you need have a defense strategy that makes the jurors think twice about the claims of the prosecution. We can help you to understand what options you have for doing this.