Don't get caught driving drunk. One of the easiest ways to ensure you don't get caught is to simply not get behind the wheel after you've had alcohol. Of course, life doesn't always make it that easy. If you are facing a drunk-driving charge, you should let the real consequences of this charge spur you to work on your defense.
Most people have heard the saying that "ignorance is bliss." While that might be true in many areas, the criminal justice system isn't one of them. If you are facing criminal charges such as drunk driving, you can't just claim that you didn't know the laws. That claim isn't going to get you out of the charges.
Facing a drunk driving charge can be a life-changing experience. You have to make sure that you take it seriously because the impacts of a conviction can affect more than just your criminal record. We know that you might be concerned about what options you have. We are here to help you evaluate these choices so that you can make informed decisions about your case.
Many people want to get in their vehicle and just go where they want to go without having to worry about anything. This isn't possible for some people who have a DUI conviction. In some cases, you will be ordered to use an ignition interlock device if you are convicted.
We recently discussed some of the things that you have to consider when you are charged with drunk driving. These points aren't some that you can just ignore. In fact, the closer look you take at the case against you, the more options you might have for your defense.
There is almost no feeling worse than seeing flashing lights behind your vehicle when you know that you are drunk. About the only thing worse would be seeing those flashing lights heading your way after you were in an accident when you are drunk.
The many consequences of a drunk driving conviction should be the fuel you need to get your defense moving. You shouldn't think that these charges are minor and won't impact your life.
There are a lot of things that can impact you when you are facing a drunk driving charge. Many people automatically think about the possible time in jail or the fines that they have to face.There are other possible consequences for people who are facing drunk driving charges to think about.
A night out partying with your friends is something that is usually a good time. These nights can also end in a not-so-fun way if you decide to drink and drive. We know that you understand that driving drunk isn't something that you should do; however, we also know that things happens and you might not always make the best choices.
In our previous blog post, we discussed the hassle of ignition interlock devices. While these devices do serve an important role in preventing drunk driving, they still place a burden on the people who have to use them. We know that you don't want a drunk driving charge to impact your entire life. While we can't make the charge just disappear, we can work to get your defense together so you can fight the charge.