If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime it is critical that you have experienced counsel to provide a zealous defense. The attorneys at Cline, Braddock & Basinger have decades of courtroom experience successfully achieving client acquittals before juries as well as dismissal of charges.
If you have been charged with a crime there are important steps that must be taken to protect your rights. It is vital not to make any statements to law enforcement or detectives without the presence of counsel by your side. This is critical, because even completely innocent statements may be misrepresented and used against you at a future trial.
At Cline, Braddock & Basinger we believe in securing our client’s release from custody as soon as possible. Not only does this allow you to better assist in the preparation of a vigorous defense, but ensures that our clients can return to work and family commitments. We have successfully won hundreds of bond reductions and releases on recognizance for our clients.
At Cline, Braddock & Basinger or first mission is to persuade the prosecutor against filing charges in the first place. Such deferred prosecution saves our clients time, money, embarrassment and the heartache of having a pending criminal charge.If it is not possible to persuade the prosecutor against filing charges, our office has had great success having cases dismissed without necessity of trial. At Cline, Braddock & Basinger, we are experienced and diligent in reviewing the written reports, videos, and scientific evidence in your case to uncover any unlawful actions by law enforcement or incomplete evidence which may invalidate the charges against you.
If a quick dismissal is not possible, Cline, Braddock & Basinger’s attorneys are skilled negotiators who are often able to negotiate reduced charges plea offers and avoidance of jail sentences. However, our attorneys will never coerce you to enter a plea. We are eager, ready and willing to take any case to trial on your behalf. We work for you, and you are the one who will decide whether any plea is acceptable.
At Cline, Braddock & Basinger our attorneys are comfortable and at home in a court room or before a jury. We will meet with you to prepare a compelling defense for trial, and will present your defense in a professional and persuasive manner. At Cline, Braddock & Basinger we pride ourselves on our high rate of success in contested criminal cases.
We handle many types of criminal charges. If you or a loved one have been charged with:
- DWI charges
- All alcohol-related offenses
- Traffic tickets
- Drug crimes
- Burglary, robbery, stealing
- Criminal sexual conduct
- White-collar crime
Please contact our office today for a free consultation!
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