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Fighting Norwalk Connecticut Evading Responsibility / Hit-And-Run Arrests (Part 4 of 4)

Fighting Norwalk Connecticut Evading Responsibility / Hit-And-Run Arrests
(Part 4 of 4)

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Getting Your Norwalk Connecticut Evading Arrest Off Google & the Internet

The Norwalk Police Department strictly complies with the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) laws that require the police to publish arrest reports, booking photos, your full name and address in local news outlets. This includes the Norwalk Hour, the Norwalk Daily Voice the Norwalk Patch and News 12. The Norwalk police don’t care about the deep and lasting impact that the publicity can have on your career and reputation. But as many of the best Connecticut internet criminal attorneys know, the more clicks your article gets, the higher it will climb on Google search engines.

So what can you do about it? The Mark Sherman Law Firm may be able to help. In 2011, the Mark Sherman Law Firm launched a cutting edge “internet scrubbing” practice. Our goal? To hold Connecticut online news websites responsible for the damages they cause to the reputations of our clients. We fight these websites to get our clients’ Norwalk Connecticut arrest reports off their websites as quickly and cost-efficiently as possible. For more on our cutting edge internet / Google scrubbing practice, click here.

Fighting Your Norwalk Evading Responsibility Arrest in Court

Many of the best criminal attorneys lawyers in Norwalk Connecticut recognize that fighting a Norwalk arrest for Evading Responsibility / Hit and Run under CGS § 14-224 requires years of criminal court experience and a strong handle on the various defenses available. You will be dealing with victims who are turning to the court to voice their concerns and vent their frustrations about their injuries and property damage. Meanwhile, the clock is ticking to preserve digital and forensic evidence that can help your case. On top of that, you will be dealing with insurance companies looking to take your recorded statement and prosecutors who will seek a conviction unless they are persuaded otherwise. Handling all of these moving parts is a true balancing act that only the top Norwalk Connecticut criminal lawyers can handle competently. No matter who you hire, make sure you work with a top Norwalk Connecticut criminal defense lawyer (and not a divorce or personal injury lawyer who just dabbles in criminal court) to craft the best defense for your case.

Don’t Burn Your AR So Fast – Reduce Your Norwalk Evading Charge to an Infraction

One way to get your Norwalk Evading Responsibility arrest dismissed is to use Connecticut’s Pre-Trial Accelerated Rehabilitation Program, otherwise known as “AR”. AR is essentially your one free bite at the apple – you usually only get to use AR once (sometimes once every ten years with a recent law change). An inexperienced Norwalk criminal attorney may push you into applying for the AR program at the very outset of your case. This may not always be the best strategy. While you may end up having to use the program, it is always the smart move to try to convince the prosecutor to drop your Norwalk Connecticut Evading Responsibility Hit and Run charge or get it reduced to the infraction of “Failure to Stop and Show Insurance Card” under C.G.S. § 14-13(b). A chance to get your Connecticut Evading Responsibility arrest reduced to a Failure to Stop and Show infraction is something you should always take advantage of in order to save your AR for a rainy day / more serious Norwalk Connecticut arrest.

Will My Car Insurance Rates Go Up?

The last piece of this legal jigsaw puzzle is your car insurance. Insurance carriers are involved covering the damages and costs which arise from a Norwalk arrest for Evading Responsibility. If there is personal injury or property damage that insurance is going to cover, adjusters and investigators are required to investigate the who, what, where, when, and why of your Norwalk car accident in order to determine if they will have to pay up.

So if you are arrested for Evading Responsibility / Hit and Run in Norwalk Connecticut, then expect numerous phone calls and letters from insurance companies seeking answers. They will want to record your statement but remember – nothing you say to the insurance companies is privileged. This means they can turn over your recorded interview, and any admissions of guilt therein, to the police and prosecutor. In order to avoid this, it is best to run all correspondence through your top Norwalk Connecticut criminal lawyer to protect you.

Talk to a Norwalk Connecticut Criminal Attorney Today

If the police are trying to talk to you, or if they have already arrested you in Norwalk Connecticut for Evading Responsibility / Hit and Run in violation of C.G.S. § 14-224, then get in touch with any of the criminal attorneys at Mark Sherman Law. We are all about the end result: helping prevent your arrest, or getting your Norwalk Evading Responsibility charge dismissed as quickly as we can. Don’t just take us at our word, Read what our former Evading Responsibility clients have to say about our firm on the certified lawyer review website. Call us today for a consultation. We are available 24/7 to take your call at (203) 358-4700.

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