Drunk driving is a serious offense and it carries with it stiff penalties ranging from license suspensions to time in prison.
License suspension is a consequence that one may face for drunk driving offenses.
Hiring an attorney who can defend you is the best way to prevent being charged with drunk driving.
Every state has laws that govern drunk driving.
If an individual is exhibiting behaviors that signify they are not in proper control of a vehicle, law enforcement will pull them over and observe the situation.
This may range from visual observations, walking the line, or taking a breathalyzer test.
If the police officer feels the tests have been failed, an arrest will be made.
At this time, the services of an attorney will be needed to face and fight the charges.
You will need to discuss whether you will plead guilty or stand trial for the charges. Many people do decide that it is best to plead guilty and allow their attorney to negotiate a plea bargain. However, no matter what you decide, the need for legal representation is imperative. You must understand the seriousness of the charges you are facing, do not delay. Contact an attorney today.