If you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) or any other traffic violation, a lawyer can help you avoid a conviction in many cases. Convictions may affect your insurance rates and can result in the suspension of your driver’s license. We are proud to guide many people through the legal maze of traffic courts and can often save our clients from suffering a suspension of their driver’s license.
If you receive a DUI it is important to seek legal counsel quickly. You have important rights which we can assert and if you do not act quickly those rights may be lost. Below is a list of frequently asked questions regarding DUI and traffic tickets. This list does not cover every situation and every case is different. Call 256-259-3929 to set up a free in-office consultation today.
- What if I am guilty?
You should consult a lawyer even if you know you are guilty of the offense you were charged with. We can negotiate favorable outcomes for clients often, even when the client is clearly guilty. There are many technical rules that must be followed by law enforcement officers when you are arrested for DUI or given a ticket. A lawyer can often find “helpful problems” with cases even when the client feels hopeless.
- Is it pointless to hire a lawyer for a speeding ticket?
No! It is important that you consult a lawyer for any traffic violation in order to know the ramifications of your ticket and what rights you might be able to assert in your defense. We can provide help to you, even if you were only charged with speeding or some other minor offense.
- If I took the breath test and failed, can you still help?
Yes. We often obtain a favorable result or reduced penalties for DUI clients, even if you have taken the breath test and blown an amount greater than .08%. Let us examine your case and fight for you.
- Can I be charged with DUI on private property?
In the State of Alabama you can be lawfully charged with DUI on private property and even on your own land. If you have been charged with a DUI on private property we can help you fight the charge.