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What Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Do?

You can feel confident with Winter Haven Criminal Defense Attorney Diane Buerger

Our hope is that you’ll feel confident in our ability to provide you with the kind of representation you need.  Our desire is to try to achieve the best results possible in your case whether you proceed to trial, enter into negotiations or resolve your case in some other manner. Winter Haven criminal defense attorney Diane Buerger has represented clients in both trial and appellate levels for more than 3 decades and is fully prepared for every circumstance.

Tested Criminal Defense Philosophy

When it comes to the practice of law, every case and every client is different – and deserves individual care and effort.  Our focus is on what’s best for our clients and responding to their needs, while maintaining an ethical, principled practice for over 25 years.

What does a criminal defense lawyer do?

The role of a criminal defense lawyer is to defend someone accused of a crime by ensuring their legal rights are upheld and that they receive fair treatment.  This may include:

  • Researches all facts in the case
  • Participates in police interviews
  • Investigates the claims against their clients
  • Presents evidence and bail
  • Negotiates deals with prosecutors if possible

Why you need a criminal defense attorney

An experienced criminal lawyer can help you avoid many risks of being charged with a crime.

  • Prevent you from being incorrectly charged
  • Avoid you being declared guilty when you are innocent
  • Help avoid prison time
  • Stop loss of your drivers license
  • Avoid employment issues such as termination or disclosing a criminal record

How does Winter Haven criminal lawyer Diane Buerger get results?

There are many strategies that can be used to defend criminal charges. Each will depend on the unique facts of the case. A few tactics that may be employed are:

  1. Identify weaknesses in case
  2. Show that the opposition failed present proof beyond reasonable doubt
  3. Identify mistaken identity by a witness
  4. Declare evidence as inadmissible so it can not be used against you
  5. Establish an alibi
  6. Identify police misconduct

Possible outcomes of successful criminal defense

There are many possible scenarios to defending and winning a criminal case from a complete dismissal of the case to a reduced sentence. You can have confidence that attorney Diane Buerger will use all of her experience to get the best possible outcome such as:

  • Winning a Criminal CaseFound not guilty
  • Acquittal
  • Charges dropped
  • Reduced sentence
  • Reduced charges (jail or prison time)
  • Reduced fines
  • Home electric monitoring
  • Probation

Criminal Lawyer in Winter Haven Helps with These types of cases

When you are accused of a crime, having a strong defense is you best opportunity to get charges reduced or dropped. Getting it done right the first time with an experienced attorney will save you time, money and aggravation later. One common charge we help with is DUI. If you have been arrested for drunk driving or DWI, crafty Winter Haven DUI lawyers will explore all options to get you off the hook before considering how penalties can be reduced.

Weather you are facing a traffic ticket or drug trafficking charge, having the right representation can make all the difference.

Here are some of the typical cases that attorney Diane Buerger handles:

  • Traffic Violations
  • Drug Charges
  • DUI/DWI Charges
  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Theft
  • Sexual Offenses
  • Expungement
  • Appeals

Contact a Winter Haven Criminal Defense Attorney Today

When your freedom, employment or finances are on the line due to criminal charges in Florida, contact Winter Haven criminal defense attorney Diane Buerger for a free consultation at 863-268-8285.

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