What Doesn’t Work: While driving home from the New Year’s Eve party, demonstrating to the police car behind you that you are fully capable of operating a vehicle by driving slalom in and out of the dotted white lines: “Don’t worry honey, I know exactly how to handle this.” Read More
What Doesn’t Work: Peeing your pants while you are being pulled over to prove to the officer that you had no choice but to run the last four neighborhood stop signs.
What Works: Don’t be naive. Put yourself in the prosecutor’s and the judge’s shoes. Ultimately, your case may come down to whether they believe your explanation. If you think you have a good excuse, ask yourself, “If someone else told me this same story, what would I think?” If you’re hesitant to believe your own story, get a good criminal defense attorney. Sometimes, even the truth can sound unbelievable. A good criminal defense attorney can help prove the truth of your story.