Maine Criminal Defense Attorney
Aggressive Legal Representation for all Criminal Charges
According to the Maine Department of Public Safety, the State Crime Rate for 2010 averaged 26.09 crimes per 1,000 people. There were a total of 34,652 Index Offenses reported by police in Maine throughout 2010, and only 29.2% of all index crimes were cleared by law enforcement agencies. The rest were tried in courtrooms throughout the state. It takes years of diligent study and focused practice to understand the intricacies of the law and the way that criminal cases play out in the courtroom. This knowledge and legal insight is a critical part of winning a criminal case, and those who are accused of criminal offenses need the high est level of legal representation available .
Here at The Law Office of William T. Bly, we provide professional and aggressive criminal defense representation that exceeds the expectations of our clients and
secures their freedom in the future. Our dedicated legal team has gained a thorough understanding of criminal law, the players and the rules of the game through the countless cases that we have taken on. From serious
drug crimes to
probation violation matters and
domestic violence charges, we have handled all types of criminal charges for clients throughout Maine.
The state of Maine classifies criminal charges on a scale ranging from Class E misdemeanors up to Class A felonies for certain violent crimes. Regardless of the situation you find yourself in, you can have the confidence to take on your charges in court when you have Attorney William T. Bly on your team. As our firm's founding attorney, he provides professionally aggressive representation that challenges the specific evidence brought against you and protects your rights under the law.
Comprehensive Protection for Your Case
Criminal charges, such as those relating to sex crimes or
white collar crimes, can have a devastating impact on your reputation and career. We understand the impact that your criminal case will have on your freedom and your future, and we don't take that responsibility lightly. A skilled
Maine criminal defense lawyer from The Law Office of William T. Bly will treat you with the respect and dignity you deserve, and you will receive timely answers for your
commonly asked questions.
Why hire William T. Bly? Attorney Bly has received a
9.4 Rating by AVVO based upon his experience, professional achievements, industry recognition, disciplinary history and other criteria. This honored distinction from the legal experts at AVVO means that our firm is classified in the Superb Category for criminal defense and DUI law. Additionally, Attorney Bly has also been twice named as a New England Super Lawyers ® Rising Star and is an active participant in various professional memberships, such as the following :
Attorney Bly is one of southern Maine's renowned defense attorneys for drunk driving charges, and a majority of the firm's case load is devoted to DUI defense.
DUI Have you been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, commonly referred to as
DUI? If a judge finds you guilty of operating a motor vehicle while impaired or with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% or greater, you will be liable for penalties such as jail time, steep fines and additional suspensions. The Secretary of State will also suspend your driver's license for an extended period of time unless you request a hearing within 10 days of the date of suspension. DUI charges are also some of the most commonly occurring
juvenile offenses in the state, and the penalties can be greatly enhanced for underage offenders. It is evident that the State of Maine treats DUI/OUI offenders harshly, and fighting and defeating a DUI charge requires legal skill and hard work.
Founding Attorney William T. Bly has extensive training in DUI defense and is certified as an Intoxilyzer operator and qualified as a Standardized Field Sobriety Test instructor. There are few attorneys in New England who can match Attorney Bly's DUI qualifications and successful case record, so call today to speak with Attorney Bly about your DUI.
Contact a Maine criminal defense lawyer who cares!
What distinguishes our firm from the numerous law firms throughout the state is that we genuinely care about the well-being of our clients . Because Attorney Bly is a sole practitioner, every client receives hands-on and personalized attention from Attorney Bly and our staff throughout the entirety of their case. Not only do we handle theft crimes ,
weapons charges and
federal charges , but our firm also takes on appeals as well. You will never have to worry about being left vulnerable to the prosecution's whims when you choose to work with The Law Office of William T. Bly, so
contact a Maine criminal defense lawyer at our firm today!