Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
We have been providing legal services to people charged with Driving under the Influence of alcohol or other substances for in excess of 15 years. We have learned it is critical to consult with a highly knowledgeable attorney since the penalties for driving under the influence have become more severe.
Consequences of a DUI Conviction
The penalties for DUI / DAI / DWI convictions vary according
to many factors, depending on the blood-alcohol level, the number of prior DUI
convictions, the age of the accused (in the case of underage drinking), and the
status of the driver's license at the time of the arrest. Penalties for a
conviction for drunk driving or refusal to take a breath test in
Suspension of driver's license
Revocation of driver's license
CRN evaluation of your drug and alcohol use
Mandatory alcohol education programs
The firms skilled criminal defense lawyers are well versed in negotiating alternatives to prison and reduced charges. Analyzing the arrest and ensuring that the arresting police officer had reasonable suspicion to initiate the traffic stop is one of the most important facets of defending a DUI charge.
Alternatives to imprisonment include alternative housing, home detention with monitoring bracelets, diversionary programs such as the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition sometimes referred to as ARD and work release.
Our criminal defense lawyers also offer legal assistance in other types of traffic violations involving the following:
Commercial overweight violations
Driving on a suspended or revoked license
Hit and run homicide by vehicle
If you are a professional driver, you know that your
commercial drivers license (CDL) is a critical part of your employ and we can
assist you in protecting your privilege to continue to operate a motor vehicle