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How Your DUI Case Can Be Evaluated


Walnut-Creek-DUI-lawyer1-300x198Are you curious to how an attorney evaluates your DUI case? A Walnut Creek DUI lawyer provides all the information you need to know.

Once you complete your initial interview, your case will be evaluated by your DUI attorney to see which of the following options is best suited:

  • Trial
  • Plea Negotiation

Your attorney will evaluate the information provided by the state and figure out the strengths and weaknesses of their case. Your attorney will try to figure out if the state can prove each element of the case. When analyzing the state’s evidence, your attorney will consider the following:

  • Field sobriety tests
  • Officer’s reports
  • State’s witnesses
  • Chemical evidence
  • Your own prior criminal record

In general, the state will attempt to prove beyond a reasonable doubt everything you have been charged with regarding your DUI offense. Your attorney will try to determine your demeanor, appearance, your cooperation and conduct.

Once your attorney has evaluated the case of the state, your attorney will then analyze your case and all of its strengths and weaknesses. Your attorney will analyze the following:

  • Expert witnesses
  • Lay witnesses
  • Available defenses
  • Case law
  • Relevant state statues
  • Potential penalties you may face

For more information about how your DUI case is evaluated, contact Walnut Creek DUI lawyer Blackie Burak at 1-866-BLCKDUI or (925) 933-4500 .

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