Top Sawyerville, AL Public Intoxication Lawyers Near You

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  • Attorney at Law

    Public Intoxication Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Sawyerville, AL

    Public Intoxication Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Sawyerville, AL

  • Turner Law Group

    Public Intoxication Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Sawyerville, AL

    Public Intoxication Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Sawyerville, AL

  • Cartee & Lloyd

    Public Intoxication Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Sawyerville, AL

    Public Intoxication Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Sawyerville, AL

  • Dentons Sirote

    Public Intoxication Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Sawyerville, AL

    Public Intoxication Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Sawyerville, AL

  • Donald, Randall & Donald

    Public Intoxication Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Sawyerville, AL

    Public Intoxication Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Sawyerville, AL

  • Cargile, Hodnett & Rhodes, L.L.C.

    Public Intoxication Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Sawyerville, AL

    Public Intoxication Lawyers | Tuscaloosa Office | Serving Sawyerville, AL

Sawyerville Public Intoxication Information

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Have You Been Charged With Public Intoxication?

Public intoxication charges are no laughing matter. Though public intoxication is usually a misdemeanor, you will want to hire an attorney. A skilled public intoxication attorney can help defend you against these charges.

Public Intoxication Charges

Public intoxication charges occur when a person is visibly drunk or under the influence of drugs in public. The specific definition and punishments of public intoxication may vary by state. Depending upon the specifics of your case a Sawyerville attorney can explain the charges to you and discuss the various possible defenses to your case.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney’s experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney’s hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For “routine” legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court’s reach in personal jurisdiction.

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