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Driving While Intoxicated or Driving Under the Influence

While driving while intoxicated/under the influence of drugs is one of the most common crimes committed by people of all ages and backgrounds, even a first offense driving charge can mean jail time and loss of driving privileges. DUI/DWI is defined as having a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or higher. Period. If you are arrested and charged with DUI or DWI, your license will be immediately confiscated, pending an administrative hearing which is a separate process than the criminal driving charge. It is important to consult with an experienced DWI attorney immediately.

There are lasting consequences and these charges will not just go away. You are looking at the prospect of having a criminal record, losing your driving privileges, going to jail or prison, having your home and work life interrupted and losing thousands of dollars in court fees and fines. It is necessary to hire experienced legal counsel such as Karen L. Vervaecke to help fight your charges and protect your future.