The Law Office of William Cristman, P.L.L.C., represents clients in Saint Albans, Burlington and throughout Northern Vermont in criminal defense and personal injury claims. The law firm combines experience and knowledge with a zealous, aggressive approach to protecting clients’ interests. William V. Cristman, Attorney at Law, understands the seriousness of the charges you are facing or the personal injuries you have endured. He is ready to protect your interests aggressively.
The Law Office of William Cristman, P.L.L.C., defends clients against a range of criminal charges, including: DUI/DWI – including second and multiple offense DUI, felony DUI, DUI for CDL drivers and related DUI/DWI matters Drug crimes – including possession of large quantities, trafficking, cultivation and manufacturing Sex crimes – including sexual assault and related charges The firm focuses on nullifying evidence obtained from breath tests, field sobriety tests and blood tests in DUI/DWI cases. With more than a decade of experience and study regarding these techniques, William V. Cristman, Attorney at Law, breaks down the scientific and legal problems associated with the standardized tests, with a particular focus on the Data Master DMT – the device used in Vermont to check breath-alcohol content (BAC) levels. Personal Injury The firm also represents plaintiffs throughout Northern Vermont in car accidents, trucking accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability, farm accidents, third-party work-related accidents, wrongful death and other serious personal injury claims.
St. Albans Criminal Defense Attorney
Serious Criminal Defense Backed By Knowledge And Experience
When faced with driving under the influence (DUI) or other criminal charges, many people do not take the situation seriously enough. They think that they can simply hire a public defender to plea down the charges and minimize the damage. While this might be a reasonable approach for petit larceny or other simple charges, DUI, drug crime, sex crime charges and other serious offenses require a more sophisticated approach. Even on a first DUI charge, the stakes are high. Some clients simply cannot afford to risk losing their criminal cases.
The Law Office of William Cristman, P.L.L.C., provides sophisticated, results-oriented legal representation for clients throughout Northern Vermont. With a wealth of experience and knowledge with the complicated legal and technical aspects of DUI and other criminal cases, the firm’s attorneys explore every relevant factual and scientific detail — including the breath tests and the field sobriety tests used at arrest. They utilize their in-depth knowledge of the legal process to work within the system to find favorable, efficient solutions.
Protecting Your Rights, Preserving Your Freedom A DUI conviction can result in the loss of your driver’s license, a fine, skyrocketing insurance rates and possibly a jail sentence. If you have been charged with DUI in Vermont, the stakes are high. You need proactive representation by an experienced criminal defense attorney. William Cristman has more than 10 years of experience defending people accused of DUI (called DWI in some other states). Mr. Cristman takes a proactive approach, thoroughly investigating the facts and seeking the best possible result in every case. Police can make mistakes while making arrests and conducting breath tests, so the fact that you have been charged with DUI does not necessarily mean you will be convicted.
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To learn more about possible defense strategies in your case, contact the firm of William Cristman, Attorney at Law. Burlington Drunk Driving Defense Lawyer “I work tenaciously to protect my clients’ rights and freedom. I will do everything I can to obtain a positive outcome for you.” – William Cristman When defending you, William Cristman will examine every factual and legal issue in your case.
He will review the circumstances of the stop, police affidavits, videos made at the roadside and in the processing room, and other evidence, looking for answers to questions such as: Did the police have reasonable suspicion to stop you? Were the field sobriety tests properly conducted and did they really indicate that you may have been impaired? Did the police have probable cause to arrest you?
Was the breath test machine working properly? Did the operator of the machine follow proper test procedures? There are many more factors that could lead to the dismissal of your DUI charge or a reduction to a nonalcohol driving offense. If a successful defense exists, William Cristman will find it. DUI Defense Don’t Take Risks With Your Future A DUI conviction will follow you for life, and any subsequent conviction in Vermont or any other state can result in greater penalties. William Cristman will work tirelessly to protect your rights and preserve your freedom at all stages of the legal process.
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