Criminal Law

Do I Plead or Do I Fight?

You are in the system. The System knows you. You need a lawyer that knows the system. Charles Brown has been trying and negotiating all types of criminal cases for 32 years. We know the system and prosecutors know we have discovered the evidence the State has against you (1.Police offers statement which always says you were drunk and is often exaggerated, Video, and in some cases the breath test, investigated, analyzed, and will try the case.


Don't you want a lawyer that does all this before you decide to Plead or Fight?


  1. First we discover the evidence the State has against you through motions and agreements, Evidence not disclosed will not be admissible. Then...
  2. I personally (because I will be the one cross-examining), investigate and photograph the evidence the State has against you, did the police exaggerate or lie and perhaps lose credibility to testify to get a conviction ( will pictures show the police could not see what he said he saw was there probable cause to make the stop) not what there oath will be to tell the truth, the whole truth and only the truth. Then...
  1. We analyze then negotiate. Because our discovery, investigation, analysis of the elements of the charge if we can keep the State from proving one element of the charge (did the police officer see you behind the wheel) has given us facts to negotiate with we have had success in getting dismissals (including murder, DWI, family violence, theft and drug charges) or reduced charges. In The range of results from dismissal, divert, reduction to a class C, deferred that can be non disclosed or expunged. Without discovery, investigation, analysis of what the Stat must prove, and negotiations to see what our best offer is, an intelligent decision to plea or fight cannot be made. Charles Brown has been negotiating and trying cases for 32 years and prosecutors know if a good enough deal is not offered he has the case, knows the State's weak spots and will aggressively try the case. If we do not get a result we can live with if not then...
  2. We try the case. Understand this means risk which only the accused can make with advice from his informed lawyer. We Cross examine on did the police exaggerate or lie causing the officer to lose credibility by going to testify to get a conviction ( will pictures show the police could not see what he said he saw was there probable cause to make the stop or search) not what there oath will be to tell the truth, the whole truth and only the truth.