After a DUI arrest, we have found that many people often believe that they are doomed. There are options available for individuals charged with a DUI, and with an experienced DUI attorney on your side. For example, you might be able to reduce your sentence, have the charges dismissed altogether, or reduce the tier of your DUI. Before you decide that nothing can be done about your case, you should schedule a consultation to explore your legal options.
What a DUI Attorney Can Do for You
If you are facing DUI charges, it is crucial to understand that you do not have to give up just because you blew over the legal limit or failed the field sobriety tests; however, it is critical that if you refused a test, or believe you were marked as refusing, you need to call us immediately! An experienced DUI attorney has the knowledge to advise you on the best course of action and how to help.
Here are some of the benefits of hiring a DUI attorney to handle your case:
- You will receive expert legal advice: Knowing when to speak and when not to can be tricky in a DUI case. Your attorney can advise you on when it is best to stay quiet. If your case goes to court, you will also be advised on how to take the stand in your own defense.
- You will work with someone familiar with the local courts: An experienced DUI attorney has spent a lot of time in and out of court and that level of familiarity can be immensely helpful in your case.
- Your attorney will keep track of deadlines: It might not sound like a big deal, but given everything that is currently on your plate, keeping track with deadlines might not be an easy thing for you. In fact, failure to meet certain deadlines can cause your license to be revoked through PennDOT, which may affect your ability to work or see your children. Your DUI attorney will ensure everything is submitted and filed within the appropriate timeframe.
- Your attorney can negotiate on your behalf: Your DUI attorney will also negotiate on your behalf to achieve a plea bargain or other alternatives to jail. Experienced attorneys have years of trust, goodwill, and knowledge of the Judges, so it would be in your best interest to take advantage of it.
There is a lot on the line. When you are charged with a DUI because a DUI conviction can have some serious repercussions, so you must do what you can to defend yourself against it.
Contact an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney Today!
If you were charged with a DUI, do not hesitate to reach out to the criminal defense team at The Law Office of Jason R. Carpenter to secure the skilled legal assistance you need during this stressful time. We understand the difficulties you must be facing and the hardships you are experiencing in the aftermath of your arrest —whether you made a one-night mistake by over-indulging in alcohol or if you are rehabilitating--and will do everything that we can to achieve the best possible results for your case.
Reach outto our law firm today at (717) 537-0928 to schedule a consultation with one of our knowledgeable and compassionate criminal defense attorneys. You should not have to go through this without someone on your side to defend your rights and advocate for you.