Drunk in Public Charge in Aliso Viejo CA
You have options: Learn how you can fight your drunk in public charge in Aliso Viejo CA
No matter what the situation was, if you’ve been arrested for a drunk in public charge in Aliso Viejo CA, you do have options. Pleading guilty can lead to long-term issues, including discrimination by employers, landlords, and others who run a background check. Don’t plead guilty without talking to Michael L. Fell.
Defend your name against a drunk in public charge in Aliso Viejo CA
Remember when you’re talking to the police that their job is not to consider the best possible outcome for you. They are there to gather facts and if they believe a crime has been committed, to help convict you of that crime. If you’re facing a drunk in public charge in Aliso Viejo CA, you need at least one person on your side. You’ve found that in Michael L. Fell.
The first step is to call us for your free legal consultation. You can explain to us the situation that led to your drunk in public charge in Aliso Viejo CA. We’ll consider that evidence, any prior criminal record you may have, and the way in which the evidence against you was obtained. Depending on the situation, we may talk to witnesses or experts. The bottom line is that we will take your situation seriously and our offices will use our combined experience to ensure you’ve considered every option for you.
There are three main options available when you’re facing a drunk in public charge in Aliso Viejo CA
- We can work get to the charges dropped. If the prosecution doesn’t have enough evidence to convict you, then we may work with them to convince them to drop the charges entirely. If the evidence against you was not obtained legally or correctly then we may question it. In the event we can get evidence disqualified from your case, the charges may be dropped.
- We can take your case to court. If the prosecution doesn’t want to drop the charges and we believe there isn’t enough evidence to convict, then we may suggest taking your case forward to court. There are many potential defense options to this charge, including proving that you were drunk but you weren’t in public, that you weren’t actually intoxicated, that you were intoxicated but only because someone spiked your drink, or that you weren’t endangering yourself or others.
- We can negotiate the best possible plea deal. In the event that there is a wealth of evidence against you, the best option may be to negotiate a lesser charge. This may include pursuing an informal diversion agreement in which you complete drug treatment and / or community service in exchange for the charges being dropped.
Call us today for a free consultation
No matter the situation, it’s never wise to simply plead guilty without talking to a criminal defense attorney. Facing a drunk in public charge in Aliso Viejo CA can feel scary and it can feel as though you’re out of options. Michael L. Fell is here to help you find the right options. You can count on our offices to treat you with the respect you deserve and to fight aggressively for you best interests. Call us today at (949) 585-9055 for your free legal consultation.