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DUI charges and court ordered treatment in Oklahoma

When DUI charges lead to conviction, judges in Oklahoma routinely order defendants to complete an alcohol education program. Many people see this as a hardship and perhaps an unfair consequence. After all, those convicted are already paying for their mistake, so why do they have to bother with "DUI School" as well?

DUI charges are possible in Oklahoma even if are safely parked

Conscientious motorists know if they have had too much to drink and should not be operating a motor vehicle. Sometimes, you may not feel the full effects of alcohol until you are already on the road. People who care about their own safety and the safety of others choose to pull off the roadway and park the vehicle when intoxicated until they are sober enough to drive safely.

What you need to know about felony DUI charges in Oklahoma

Many residents are not aware that sometimes DUI charges may be felonies instead of misdemeanors. This lack of knowledge leaves them completely unprepared for the aftermath of a DUI arrest. While any DUI charges are serious, felony DUI means the defendant will face more severe penalties should a conviction occur. The following sections offer some basic points about felony DUI charges in Oklahoma.

3 effects a DUI conviction could have on employment

When a mistake has the ability to seriously affect your life, you may wonder if there are any steps you could take to lessen the negative effects that could result. In some cases, the damage may already be done, and you simply have to live with the consequences. However, in certain situations, you may have the chance to work towards avoiding long-term or even permanent outcomes.

Defenses to use against a driving under the influence charge

It's understandable that people make mistakes. Some of those mistakes can be incredibly costly, especially if it involves being charged with driving under the influence (DUI). Being charged with DUI in Oklahoma does not have to mean the end of your freedom. There are defenses you can use to fight the charge.

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