Whether you were stopped on the way home from two drinks at happy hour or were involved in traffic accident where your drinking was a factor, driving under the influence (DUI) charges are serious matters. DUIs and DWIs can mean losing your license, serving jail time, paying harsh fines — but beyond the legal penalties, they can affect your ability to work and live freely and independently (How will you get places? Who will drive you? Can you afford the fines and missed workdays?).
Many DUI/DWI cases may seem straightforward, and taking a plea bargain may be tempting if it’s your first offense. But an experienced DUI and DWI lawyer can advise you on plea bargain negotiations, benefits of a bargain versus going to trial and which is the better bet in your case, sentence bargaining if you’ve been convicted, and any complicating circumstances that apply to your case.
At Dozier Miller, we pride ourselves on our experience defending clients in DUI/DWI cases. You can benefit greatly from our familiarity with the court processes and administrative procedures. If you’ve been arrested on DUI or DWI charges, you need a good attorney in your corner to ensure your rights are protected. We’ll evaluate your case and help you navigate your options and get results, so you can move on with your life.
When you’re faced with a traffic violation, pleading guilty and paying the fine may seem like the simplest and fastest path to resolution. It’s important to understand a guilty plea can result in more consequences than a simple fine.
Being put on probation is an alternative to being put in jail — it’s a second chance. However, probation comes with rules and restrictions. If those rules are broken, there’s a risk of having probation revoked and being ordered to jail.
Conviction in drug crime cases can have serious and permanent effects on your future, long after you’ve paid the steep fines or served time. If you’ve been arrested on drug possession, trafficking or manufacturing charges, it is critical that you contact an experienced drug crime defense attorney.
The justice system is relentless in cracking down on violent crimes. No matter where you live, the punishments for violent crime charges are severe, with severe jail time possible. The effect a conviction can have on your life — your career, your family, your independence — is staggering.
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