Human beings are fallible, and everyone makes mistakes throughout their lives. Making mistakes can be part of our learning and growth processes, and at the very least can be considered a normal part of the human experience.
Unfortunately, some mistakes are bigger than others, and some of those bigger mistakes come with very serious consequences. If you have ever found yourself on the wrong side of the law, in a DUI context or any other criminal context, you know how quickly and severely a decision that you made in a split second can impact the rest of your life. You could wake up one morning in one phase of your life, with lots of possibilities ahead of you, and then go to bed that night in another phase of your life, with your options narrowed significantly.
It is very easy to see how people facing the Courts and the criminal justice system can feel like their fate is already sealed. It is very easy to see the odd stacked against you and assume that you are already doomed—that your life is already over—before the trial process even begins.
It is certainly true that New York State and the United States Federal Government both take criminal acts very seriously. It is true that they both tend to be harsh with offenders and in some circumstances do not shy away from dolling out punishments under the full extent of the law. However, one of those foregone conclusions is not true: it is not true that your fate is already sealed, and there is nothing that can be done to help you.
There is help if you are facing a DUI or other criminal charges, and it will come to you in the form of an experienced, knowledgeable criminal and DUI defense attorney. A defense attorney who is well-versed in New York state law can make all the difference when it comes to the outcome of your case. They will know how to examine every angle of your case and build defenses with the best chance of getting you back to your life before you were charged. They know where to look for vulnerabilities in the prosecution’s case, and may be able to get your charges reduced or even outright dismissed. There is no question of whether you have a better chance with or without a New York DUI defense attorney. The answer across the board is that it is essential to have the best attorney possible on your side when facing a New York State Judge.
In Hudson Valley, NY, that attorney is DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney Randall F. Inniss.