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Criminal Defense

You are innocent until proven guilty

Your first consultation is always free.

We have experience in all aspects of criminal defense in both state and federal courts. No case is outside our realm of expertise. In fact, Attorney Grant G. Alvine is a former prosecutor with dozens of trials. Attorney Zachary T. Flood has defended clients in capital cases, murder trials, and everything in between. Our entire team will work to protect your rights, which are guaranteed by our Constitution. We will fight for you.


Know Your Rights

  • You have the right to be represented by a lawyer.
  • You are presumed innocent and the burden of proof lies with the government.
  • You have the right to remain silent as guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment.
  • You have the right to a speedy public trial.
  • You have the right to an impartial trial.
  • You have a right to confront witnesses brought against you.
  • You have the right to subpoena witnesses for your defense.
  • You have protection against cruel and unusual punishment.
  • You have a right to appeal your conviction to a higher court.

Alvine|Weidenaar, LLP, is proud of the professional relationships developed with each client. We strive to keep you informed of the progress of your cases by responding quickly to questions or concerns and promptly returning phone calls. Fighting a criminal case can be very complicated. Know you have experienced legal defense on your side!

What to do after getting a DUI

If you have been charged with a DUI do not make the mistake of representing yourself in court. There are many variables that play into effect in determining guilty or not guilty. Hiring a criminal attorney ensures that the officers acted accordingly to bring a charge against you.

Here are some questions that a legal expert can help you review:

  • Did the cop have reasonable suspicion to pull you over?
  • Was the cop justified and taking your blood or searching your car?
  • Were the field sobriety tests conducted in a reasonable and professional manner or any of these things admissible in court?
  • Did the law enforcement officers seek a warrant?
  • Where your Miranda rights read properly for any questioning done for you?
  • What does the video and dashcam footage of the police car show are you actually guilty of the crime that they are alleging?

Call us today. Do not wait to get the justice you deserve.

Other Case Examples

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI or DWI)
  • Federal Court
  • Homicide
  • Murder
  • Attempted Murder
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Burglary
  • Driving after suspension or revocation
  • Intentional damage to property
  • Arson
  • Drug charges (Marijuana, THC, Meth, etc.)
  • Fraud
  • Robbery
  • Manslaughter
  • Sexual assault
  • Rape

If you need an experienced, dedicated attorney to represent you in a criminal case, contact us today.

Criminal Defense Resources

Learn about your rights and how we approach criminal defense cases here at Alvine & Weidenaar.

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