If you have been convicted of a crime in Arizona, it can disrupt your life if you
are innocent or guilty. Either way, you should contact the experienced and caring
professionals at The Law Offices of Gary L. Rohlwing as quickly as possible to make
sure that your rights are protected and disruptions are minimized as much as possible.
Aggressive law enforcement members and prosecutors in Peoria, AZ will be working
hard to get a conviction, and you need to have a hard-working advocate on your side.
You can rest assured that your legal team at The Law Offices of Gary L. Rohlwing has years of experience defending clients against criminal charges. In fact, Mr. Rohlwing has served as a prosecutor in both Phoenix and Peoria. This additional experience means that he understand both sides of the law and all steps in the criminal process. He will put his legal experience and resources to work in your defense too.
The state of Arizona takes the crime of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol very seriously. This is considered a serious criminal offense. The severity of the charge and possible punishment depends upon any accidents or injuries caused when a defendant is charged with DUI. Previous offenses might impact charges too. In any case, the penalty for DUI charges often involves heavy fines and time spent in jail or prison.
The state has to provide a solid chain of evidence to prove their case. A good Arizona DUI attorney will be able to look for mistakes in the way that the state took and prepared evidence. They may be able to clear you of these charges get the charges reduced.
Any criminal offenses, including DUI, could be considered misdemeanors or felonies. In general, misdemeanors are less serious offenses than felonies. For some crimes, a first-time offender will be charged with a misdemeanor, and a repeat offender will get charged with a felony. In other cases, particularly with violent crimes, the charge will automatically be a felony.
Punishment, including fines and jail or prison time, will be harsher for felonies. You might be surprised to find out that some attorneys are reluctant to consider defending clients against a felony because the lack experience. This is not ever the case when you contact The Law Offices of Gary L. Rohlwing because Mr. Rohlwing has experience as both a prosecutor and defense attorney in felony cases.
In the best case, your legal advocate can get you cleared of criminal charges. In some other cases, it might be possible to get charges reduced. Your legal advocate should be able to assess your unique situation and present your best alternatives. In any case, the choice is the defendants, but many defendants do better when they follow their attorney's instructions.
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You should also know that some Arizona criminal lawyers will try to avoid trial at all costs. They would much rather settle a case with a plea for a lesser sentence. This is not true when you call Mr. Rohlwing. He has years of criminal defense experience in the courtroom, and he is prepared to create a strong defense for you in the courtroom and in pre-trial proceedings. .
You can contact the legal offices at any time in order to begin your defense and get your life back in order. If you have been charged with a crime in Peoria, AZ, contact us today.