Fighting Darien Connecticut Evading Responsibility / Hit-and-Run Arrests (Part 4 of 4)
Fighting Darien Connecticut Evading Responsibility / Hit-and-Run Arrests
(Part 4 of 4)
The best Darien Connecticut criminal lawyers see it all too often—how quickly online arrest reports spread through the Darien Connecticut community. Federal and state Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) laws require police departments to make arrest report information public. This typically includes the public release of arrest report summaries, names and addresses of those arrested, and humiliating mug shot photos. Local Darien online news websites, such as the Darien Times, Darien Patch, and Darien News Online will then publish your arrest report summaries and mug shots online, often manufacturing a full news story to accompany the information provided in the police reports.
What the Darien Police and Darien online news outlets fail to appreciate is just how devastating these public reports of your arrest can be to your personal life, your career, and your ability to support your family. The top Darien Connecticut internet criminal lawyers attorneys are also acutely aware of the fact that the more visible the article is on the website, the more clicks the article will get, and the higher it will rank on Google in a search of your name.The Firm’s Internet Scrubbing Law Practice – Leaders in the Law
So what can be done about all this negative internet publicity that accompanies a Darien Connecticut arrest? How can you get your Darien Connecticut Evading Responsibility arrest offline and off Google? For starters, you can contact the internet scrubbing lawyers at Mark Sherman Law. We are one of the leading law firms in Connecticut in this area. In 2011— before any other firm was talking about “internet scrubbing”—the Mark Sherman Law Firm launched its first-of-its-kind in Connecticut “internet scrubbing” practice group to hold Connecticut news websites accountable for continuing to publish arrest reports of clients who had their cases dismissed and expunged. It can be a complex and adversarial legal battle; however, the Mark Sherman Law Firm has successfully removed Darien arrest reports for Evading Responsibility clients and other clients charged by the Darien Police Department. There’s a reason we’ve been profiled in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal—our results. So contact us for a consultation and click here for more information about our national internet / Google scrubbing practice.Your Darien Evading Responsibility Arrest Will be Heard in Stamford Criminal Court
As any of the best Darien Connecticut criminal law firms will tell you, a Darien Connecticut arrest for Evading Responsibility (or any other Darien arrest) will be dealt with in Stamford Superior Court, located at 123 Hoyt Street in Stamford. That’s because Darien does not have its own criminal courthouse. So if you are facing a Darien Evading Responsibility arrest under Connecticut General Statute § 14-224, you will need an experienced Stamford or Darien Connecticut criminal lawyer to assist you—not a divorce lawyer or real estate lawyer who just dabbles in criminal law.Deal with Your Victim of the Hit and Run / Evading Responsibility Case Immediately
It’s not unusual for victims of a Darien Connecticut Hit and Run / Evading car accident to voice their concerns to a police officer, prosecutor, or judge about their property damage or physical injuries. Perhaps, however, this alleged “victim” in your car accident was drunk driving or texting while driving, and the car accident wasn’t your fault after all. For these reasons, it’s critical that your top Darien Connecticut criminal lawyer attorney considers what evidence should be preserved by the judge—including cell phone evidence, blood evidence, hospital records and video camera surveillance evidence.Be Ready for Your Recorded Interview with Car Insurance Claim Investigators
As with any car accident, you will also need to provide recorded testimony to auto insurance companies, who will be interested in taking a recorded statement from both you and the other driver regarding your car accident and your Darien Evading Responsibility arrest. So if you are facing a Evading Responsibility arrest in Darien, then you should have your top Darien Connecticut criminal lawyer attorney by your side during this phone or in-person interview, as everything you say to the insurance company adjuster / investigator can be used against you in your criminal case.What Happens to My Auto Insurance after My Darien Evading Responsibility Arrest?
Depends on how your case resolves. If you plead guilty to Evading Responsibility, then your rates will certainly skyrocket. On the other hand, if you are able to get your Darien Evading Responsibility charge dropped, then auto insurance underwriters typically look much more favorably upon the disposition when renewing your policy and calculating your new annual premiums. So before pleading guilty, make sure you’ve discussed all possible defense strategies (and options other than pleading guilty) with your top Darien Connecticut criminal lawyer.Contact a Darien Connecticut Criminal Lawyer Today
If you are being investigated or have been charged in Darien Connecticut with Evading Responsibility / C.G.S. § 14-224, or are currently under investigation for an accident where you’ve been accused of leaving the scene of an accident, then contact one of the associates or partners at Mark Sherman Law today. Our priority is helping you to avoid an arrest or permanent criminal conviction record. We will work with you to attempt to get your Darien Connecticut Evading Responsibility / Hit-and-Run arrest dismissed as quickly as possible. Click here to read reviews from former Evading Responsibility clients on Avvo.com (a certified lawyer review website). Then call us to set up a consultation. We are available 24/7 to answer your questions at (203) 358-4700.Related Links: