If you are charged with a DUI, the most important step to protecting your rights and improving your chances for an acquittal is to consult an attorney immediately.
In the last ten years, the penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs have become increasingly severe. Additionally, recent changes in the law make it even harder for drivers to obtain a restricted right to drive after a DUI arrest. Even worse, many first-time offenders are being charged with a much more severe felony instead of a misdemeanor, sometimes for simply having failed to renew an otherwise valid license. As your attorney, I will carefully examine the facts of your case to make sure that law enforcement has followed proper procedures. Besides alcohol-related arrests, more people are finding themselves charged with DUI after taking their otherwise legal prescription medications. Often, the driver was not even aware that the medication was putting them at risk for this offense. I have helped many clients get this type of charge dismissed.
If you are charged with a DUI, the most important step to protecting your rights is to consult an attorney immediately.