Drinking Alcohol impares your ability to make decisions.
If you excercised poor judgement while impared and drove a vehicle you probably feel scared,embarrassed and need answers.
If you were charged with Driving Under the Influence and need legal representation please call our office or submit an inquiry on-line.
A DUI is the crime of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The laws governing DUI offenses vary from state to state. In general, a person is considered impaired by alcohol when their blood alcohol content is at, or above .08 percent. For drivers under 21 years of age who are charged with a DUI, any alcohol content that is detected in a person”s system constitutes a DUI offense under zero tolerance laws.
The laws and procedures in a DUI case can be complex and confusing; it is important to secure legal counsel immediately. There are several circumstances under which DUI penalties can be enhanced or reduced depending on case circumstances.
Factors that will be considered;
- Prior DUI convictions
- Excessive Speeding
- The involvement of children in the incident
- A High Blood Alcohol Level
- Were injuries sustained?
A DUI stays on your criminal record permanently and on motor vehicle records for years. This can negatively affect future opportunities for those charged with a DUI.