DUI/DWI Violation

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.

Further Information

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.

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Miller Scott Holbrook & Jackson

Miller Scott Holbrook & Jackson
122 Touro St
Newport, RI 02840
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