Dismissal First Offender
The first question for many people looking for a Raleigh criminal defense lawyer is “How do I get my case dismissed under First Offence?” The goal for most people who enter the Wake County courthouse for the first time is (1) a dismissal and (2) an expungement of all public records.
How do I get my case dismissed in Wake County?Our first question for potential clients revolves around guilt or innocence. We are an aggressive criminal defense law firm and exercise all legal options for our clients. When your future and reputation are at stake, an experienced Raleigh Criminal Attorney makes your rights a priority. We will walk you through your legal options and talk about how a trial will work. In cases where the evidence is on our side, the Wake County District Attorney’s Office can agree to dismiss a case ahead of trail.
In other cases there are different deals that involve a dismissal in exchange for doing something such as taking part in First Offenders Programs which include taking alcohol/drug classes as part of a deal for a dismissal. In some cases it could mean a deal for community service for a dismissal. Those first offenders deals usually range from 6-12 months and involve a dismissal and then an expungement for our clients when they stay out of trouble, pay the costs and successfully complete the required action.
The law now allows for unlimited dismissal and not guilty expungements for most people in North Carolina. So if the case results in a dismissal or a not guilty verdict then it’s likely that an expungement is an immediate option. The only real prohibition against dismissal and not guilty expungements involves clients who have active criminal cases or convicted of a felony. So if you don’t have a felony conviction on your criminal record or an active criminal case you’re likely eligible for an expungement of the charges as soon as the case is dismissed. The first step in figuring out how you may be able to get your case dismissed involves calling a Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney today.
Get help from our Criminal Defense Lawyer to get your case dismissedContact us on 1 (919) 585-1486 for a free consultation with our Raleigh Criminal Defense Law Firm, or stop by the office during regular business hours. We will schedule an appointment at any time based on your schedule and offer a free consultation.
We serve Wake County, North Carolina including Raleigh, Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Garner, Fuquay Varina and other surrounding cities in the Research Triangle. We you need an aggressive Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney call The Law Offices of Wiley Nickel, PLLC.