Yes. Many criminal cases are strong against the accused. Not only can a lawyer help with the cases: We help try the case to a successful verdict, help with oppression issues, but they can help negotiate a deal that mitigates the harm against you, even in a case that is pretty strong against the accused.
Archives for January 2017
“Plain sight” is an exception to the warrant requirement. In New Mexico, even if something is in plain sight, if it is not dangerous, officers still have to go get a warrant, but they can seize the car temporarily while they go get a warrant, and then retrieve the item in plain sight. But, I […]
You should always decline to allow officers to search your car. If an officer is asking to search your car, even if you don’t have anything in your car, or you think you don’t have anything in your car, it’s a huge inconvenience. The officer can really tear your car apart if you consent to […]
I tell people that if they have had nothing to drink, or very, very little, then they should consent to the test. However, if that is not the case, a driver has the right to decline to do the Standard Field Sobriety Test and has the right to decline to give a blood or breath […]