At The Law Offices of John T. Kirk & Matthew B. Alfreds, there is never any confusion about the attorney/client relationship; the client's liberty is at stake and the client's interests are the number one priority. This is a litigation firm, first and foremost, and that is one of the secrets of its continuing success.
At The Law Offices of John T. Kirk & Matthew B. Alfreds, each case is prepared on the assumption that a negotiated plea-bargain resolution of the case will not be possible and that the outcome will be decided in the trial arena of a courtroom. Ironically, this passion for litigation readiness often leads to early, favorable plea-bargain settlements. Obviously, there are situations in which the prosecution feels its case is so strong that no plea-bargain will be offered, and there are situations in which the defense feels its case is so strong that none will be accepted. There are many factors to be considered during plea-bargain negotiations, and clients of The Law Offices of John T. Kirk & Matthew B. Alfreds are kept abreast of them every step of the way.
Any prosecutor facing The Law Offices of John T. Kirk & Matthew B. Alfreds knows that before the trial begins every factual issue will have been thoroughly investigated, documents and other physical evidence will have been evaluated and made ready for use at trial, and every legal issue will have been meticulously researched. This level of pretrial preparation maximizes the prospect of success at trial should negotiations break down.
Upon your initial consultation at The Law Offices of John T. Kirk & Matthew B. Alfreds, rest assured that the criminal trial lawyer who personally meets with you is fully aware that dealing with lawyers is a novel event for many people. Your fee questions will be most welcome. As with any other business or professional transaction, you have a right to know what you are paying for and how much it is going to cost. You will find the fee schedule at John T. Kirk & Matthew B. Alfreds to be competitive and fair. Your fee agreement with John T. Kirk & Matthew B. Alfreds will be in writing and there will be no “hidden” costs and no surprises.
If you or a loved one has been arrested and accused of a drunk driving related crime and require the immediate professional services and trusted legal advice of an experienced criminal defense lawyer, please contact The Law Offices of John T. Kirk & Matthew B. Alfreds today at 334-264-1498, or use the contact form provided on this site to schedule your initial consultation.