It's your Freedom versus the State - and they don't like to lose.
Once the Government begins the adversarial criminal process, they bring to bear all of their resources upon convicting you. As the accused, you must quickly and intelligently assert your constitutional rights because the questioning and procedures of law enforcement are designed to help strengthen their case, not yours.
Take a plea offer or go to trial? Every Defendant must face this question. The answer depends upon a careful examination of both the State's evidence and the case law relating to your charges. Your decision also depends upon any prior criminal history and how consequential the maximum negative outcome would be for your life.
Crabtree, Carpenter & Connolly attorney Jeff Connolly defends individuals charged with a wide range of crimes from the most serious felonies to low-level misdemeanors.