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What to look for in a DUI/DWI Lawyer

Last updated 7 years ago

When someone is charged with a DUI or DWI, it is common to feel confused, scaredand upset. What has happened?  What will the consequences be?  Where do they go from there?

Although laws vary from state to state, DUI and DWI charges can carry serious consequences, including jail time and steep fines.

So what should you do if you are charged with a DUI or DWI in the state of Maryland?  Step one, no matter what, is to contact a Maryland DUI lawyer. But how do you choose a lawyer who will help you get out of the mess?

Here are a few qualities you should look for in a Maryland DUI lawyer:

  • Get referrals from family, friends, or anyone you might know who has needed a DUI lawyer in the past.  If no one you know has ever needed one, then do your homework online and find someone who has a good track record.
  • Find lawyer who specializes in DUI/DWI charges.  Knowing that your DUI lawyer has experience fighting DUI charges in the state of Maryland means that you can feel more confident in their ability to fight for you in your DUI or DWI case. 
  • Make sure that your lawyer will provide a contract before you formally agree to request their service.  Know what they will do for you and how they work, before agreeing to their service.
  • To what extent will they commit themselves to your case?  A good Maryland DUI lawyer will be available 24/7—even on evenings and weekends.  After all, your future is at stake, so hire a lawyer you trust and who knows the significance of your situation.

The Maryland DUI lawyers here at the Law Office of Bruce Robinson guarantee meeting these and any other reasonable expectation for quality representation in DWI/DUI cases.  Check out our website for more information on the many services we offer or give us a call at (443) 213-0345. 


The materials available at this website are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Use and access to this website or any of the links contained within the site do not create an attorney-client relationship. The opinions expressed at or through this site are the opinions of the individual author and may not reflect the opinions of the firm or any individual attorney. 


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