Typically about two percent of cases end up going to a jury trial. For some attorneys, it can go either way; it just depends on the cases. There might be times where ten percent or more of these cases will go to trial.
Some conviction rates were as low as 63 percent while several were 85 to 95 percent. Actual dismissals of charges occurred at rates, when stated, of around 1.5 percent. One country cited about a 10 percent dismissal rate. Rhode Island cites a rate of about 67 percent convictions.
Certain key factors of what happened during a DUI or DWI arrest, can work to get a case dismissed before court or trial. First-time DUI charges are regularly dismissed by prosecution attorneys or the court itself.
When you hire a private DUI lawyer, it’s typically to represent you in DMV proceedings and criminal court. … However, hiring a private DUI attorney (assuming you can afford one) can be well worth it. Of course, when you’re retaining an attorney, you get to decide who that attorney will be.