When you are pulled over for the suspicion of drunk driving, the police officer who stopped you will go through several things to determine what to do. You might be asked to take a field sobriety test or to take a test to determine your blood alcohol concentration. As these things are happening, you need to make a mental note of everything that is going on. Even though you are being accused of breaking the law, you still have rights.
We know that this is a traumatic time for you, especially if you haven’t ever been involved in the criminal justice system before. We are here to help you with your case so that you can learn the options that you have. As you think about what is possible, be sure that you are thinking about how each one will affect you now and well into the future.
One thing that you must consider is that a drunk driving conviction will remain on your record. This can impact your chances of getting a job or finding a place to live. We understand that most people want to minimize these impacts. We can help you try to figure out what you might be able to do to minimize the harshest consequences of your arrest and get your life back on track as quickly as possible.
We understand that people make mistakes sometimes. There really isn’t a reason why a one-time mistake will affect you forever, but it might happen in a criminal case. This is why you should make working on your defense a priority right now.