Saving money initially, could cost you more in the long run. Prosecutors are much less inclined to negotiate with a pro per litigant versus an experienced attorney. For example, perhaps you have a ‘rising’ defense or a ‘calibration defense’ or a ‘Pitchess” motion, how will you know without seeing the police report? How will you know if you don’t have a clue on what these defenses are? Your entire may be dismissed or your fines can be reduced significantly reduced by thousands of dollar with an experienced and aggressive attorney.