Consequences Of A Drunk Driving Conviction

Being convicted of a DUI can harm you in a variety of ways. Potential criminal consequences include fines, jail time or probation. You could also have your driver's license suspended or restricted.

In addition to these legal penalties, you may see increases in your insurance premium or be required to install an ignition interlock system. If you have multiple convictions on your record, these penalties may increase.

At Whittelsey, Whittelsey, Poole and Corley P.C., we have extensive experience defending clients charged with a DUI. If you have been stopped for drunk driving in Opelika, Auburn, Lee County, and the surrounding areas.

Why Hire An Attorney?

DUI convictions may seem simple and straightforward. You may want the stress of criminal charges to just go away. However, having a lawyer on your side can help you fight charges and may lessen the penalties you face. We can help analyze your case to make sure all aspects were handled correctly, including:

  • The traffic stop
  • Breathalyzer administration
  • Field sobriety tests

We will also look at legal options for making your penalty less severe. An experienced attorney will work to keep your license valid and lower your fines. We will explore all the options given your case to get you the best result.

Charged With Drunk Driving?

Call us today at 334-528-0515 for a free consultation*. We'll help you understand the next steps you should take and work with you to build your best possible defense. You can also reach us through our online form.

*Consultation fee may be included for some situations, including domestic cases.