If you’re here you’re looking for help facing drunk driving charges. It also means that you understand the severity of the charges against you.
Potential consequences include jail time, fines, loss of your driver’s license, increased insurance rates, and the installation of an ignition interlock device. DUI/OWI convictions also can impact your job, your family, and your social life.
Law enforcement is stepping up efforts to keep intoxicated drivers off the road. Its important to understand, you don’t have to be “drunk” to be charged with Operating While Intoxicated. Many people are arrested for drunk driving that may have a couple drinks but not feel intoxicated. Unfortunately, a lapse in judgment can result in sever consequences.Its also possible to be arrested for driving while under the influence of prescription medication.
If you’ve been arrested for drunk driving or impaired driving, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to represent you and defend your case. An OWI arrest does not have to end with a guilty plea and we will examine every avenue to ensure your interests are protected.
Our criminal defense lawyers have extensive experience raising issues particular to drunk driving cases such as
- Traffic stops: Did the police officer have the right to stop your vehicle?
- Field sobriety tests: Did the police officer properly administer the standardized field sobriety tests and were they accurate?
- Lawful arrest: Was there probable cause to arrest you?
- Test Refusals: Were you justified in refusing to submit to an evidentiary sample of your breath, blood, or urine?
Drunk driving cases have strict deadlines in which to file legal challenges so contact us today for a free case evaluation.