Getting arrested for a DUI can be a frightening and overwhelming experience, especially if it’s your first time. Along with facing administrative and criminal penalties, your DUI will be permanently recorded on your criminal record and your car insurance rates will increase. A background check by a potential employer will reveal of your history of driving under the influence, making it difficult to attain employment.
If you have been arrested for a first time DUI, our Broken Arrow criminal defense lawyers are capable of protecting your rights and your reputation by providing you with solid legal representation.
If you have been arrested for a first time DUI, administrative penalties include a 30-day license suspension, which you may contest at an administrative hearing. If you refused to take a BAC test upon your arrest, then you may face license revocation for six months.
Criminal charges for a first time DUI include a jail sentence between ten days and one year, along with a maximum fine of $1,000. If you were involved in a serious auto accident upon arrest or charged with additional offenses, such as child endangerment, you may face felony punishment.
At Saint & Watzke, PLLP, our Broken Arrow criminal defense attorney has accumulated an exceptional track record of success by defending the rights of our clients. We possess the extensive knowledge of the Oklahoma legal system to help you navigate through the complexities of your case. As a former police officer, our lawyer can give you the law enforcement and prosecution insight you need to help you attain the results you desire
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