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Criminal Defense Archives

Man finally freed after 25 years for murder he didnít commit

Imagine being charged with a crime that you didn’t commit. Now imagine that despite having proof that could help authorities determine that you weren’t even in the same state when the crime happened, you were still convicted. Just because a person in Fairfield County is charged with a crime, does not mean he or she is guilty, but wrongful convictions can still happen.

Drug dogs less reliable in traffic stop searches

Have you been arrested or charged with a drug crime? Even though the evidence against you may look bad that doesn’t mean you don’t have a chance of beating the charges. Investigators make mistakes, which is why anyone in the Fairfield County area facing drug charges should understand his or her rights.

Man facing several charges after altercation with co-worker

Any kind of criminal charge should be taken serious. From a DUI to assault, any crime can have serious consequences that can affect a person for a lifetime. People in the Bridgeport area make poor decisions from time to time, but that doesn’t mean everyone arrested for a crime is guilty or that he or she should always receive the maximum penalty if convicted.

DUI case thrown out after alcohol tests come back negative

Imagine being pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence in Fairfield County when you haven’t even had one sip of alcohol. Then, imagine the officer asking you to perform a field sobriety test and telling you that you failed it. Next, imagine being taken to the police station and being given a Breathalyzer test, which comes back at 0.00 and still being arrested for a DUI.

Kennedy acquitted of DUI after evidence supports her alibi

When you get behind the wheel of a vehicle you have the responsibility to ensure that you are capable of operating said vehicle. Of course, no one in Fairfield County, or anywhere else, should drive while he or she is impaired. However, what happens if a person ends up behind the wheel of a vehicle after accidently becoming impaired?

City of New York settles with man who was wrongfully imprisoned

Being charged with a crime is never a good thing. However, it’s important for anyone facing criminal charges in Fairfield County to realize that there is hope. In fact, even a person who has been convicted of a crime, no matter how serious, has the opportunity to appeal, which could eventually lead to an acquittal.

Alleged mob boss set free after beating two racketeering trials

There are many people who have been charged with crimes in the New Canaan area who are later acquitted of those charges. Just because you have been arrested or even charged with a criminal offense that doesn't mean you are guilty. In fact, even if you have to face a multiple trials you are still innocent until proven guilty.

Man accused of dealing drugs now faces weapons charges

When a person is convicted of a crime in the Fairfield county area there are many steps in the process that will determine whether or not he or she is convicted and spends any time in prison. It’s important for anyone who is facing criminal charges to understand that he or she is innocent until proven guilty, even if the evidence looks bad.