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What to do if You’re Wrongly Charged with a DUI

Last updated 6 years ago

Getting charged with a DUI is a criminal offense in most states, and will land you in jail or stick you with hefty fines and the need for a DUI lawyer. Even if you are not driving under the influence, police officers can occasionally make the mistake of thinking you have been.

If you are wrongfully accused of a DUI, get a quality DUI attorney and check out our list of tips for how to go about handling your case.

  1. Don’t let your emotions run away with you: Getting angry at the arresting officer will not do you or your case any good. If anything, it will only lead to more problems down the road. Keep your cool, and try to remain calm, even when you are wrongly accused.
  2. Document your case: As soon as you get the chance, take out a piece of paper and something to write with, and record everything you can remember about the encounter with the officer for your DUI lawyer. The more small details you can record, the better.
  3. Get a DUI attorney: Contesting the law is a very delicate and difficult process, and you need a professional on your side. The sooner you hire a DUI attorney, the sooner he can get started on your case, doing away with your legal worries.
  4. Read up on DUI law: It never hurts to know a little something about your situation. Even though your DUI lawyer will handle the legal consequences of your encounter, it is best to know a little about what you’re going through so you’re not left in the dark during the proceedings. 

Dealing with a DUI citation, whether it’s wrongful or legitimate, can be a taxing process, and you should not have to go through it alone. If you would like an experienced lawyer to fight for you in court, then contact the Law Offices of Bruce Robinson. We have the knowledge and skill you need on your side to win your case. Give us a call any time, day or night, weekday or weekend, and we’ll be on your side.

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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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