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Don’t Let A DUI Case Ruin Your Life

Posted on: January 6th, 2016 by Scott Law

Life is going on in the normal way. You are a law-abiding person, with a good job, nice friends, a loving family, and every hope for a happy future. Then suddenly out of the blue, your life takes a drastic and horrible turn for the worse. You are out driving and get stopped by the police, and before you know it, you are charged with a Driving Under the Influence offence.

You, who have never had any kind of trouble with the law, are facing a frightening, confusing, and potentially life changing situation. Maybe there were mitigating circumstances. Maybe it was a one off, really stupid mistake. Maybe there was some flaw in the process when you were arrested. You really, really, need someone on your side right now who can help you through all the legal processes ahead, and achieve the very best possible outcome for you and your family.

You need a Peoria DUI lawyer who is sympathetic, experienced, and one hundred percent on your side. After all, state laws are very strict, and penalties can be severe for DUI offences. One little mistake shouldn’t destroy your whole life – especially if there was no injury or harm involved to others. This is no time to go it alone, or to use an attorney who doesn’t have the right experience in this field.

You need an attorney who will sit and listen to every detail of your case. No two DUI cases are alike, but, with our years of experience, we can pick out the important features which are going to help your case. We understand the shock and upset that a DUI charge brings with it, and we will do our utmost to ensure your case is settled fast, and with the minimum disruption to your life. We take into account every circumstance, and can bring those special circumstances to court, ensuring that your side of things is put clearly and sympathetically.

If there is a chance for a dismissal, or a reduced sentence, then we are the people who can spot that opportunity. We are experts in ensuring minimal impact on your future insurance costs, on the minimizing of possible fines, and of course, we understand that you want to keep legal costs as low as possible too.

Another important issue is the suspension of your license to drive. We can argue the case that the impact on you of the suspension of your license is extremely high, and make sure that any suspension is for as short a time as possible. Driving Under the Influence cases can be very complicated. Although this may seem like a rather simple area of the law, it’s far from that, and you need experience on your side – experience which we have.

We know that you might be feeling ashamed and guilty at this point in time, but you should also be fair to yourself and your family by getting the best defense possible. Chances are that you did not knowingly or carelessly set out to break the law. You just made a foolish mistake, the kind of mistake that perhaps many of us have made. Our experienced attorneys will make sure that you don’t get punished unduly for being human.