Prescott DUI Attorney
Have You Been Arrested for DUI in Prescott?
A person who operates a vehicle or boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs may experience impaired control and perception, often leading to an accident. Thousands of DUI accidents a year are responsible for property damage, injuries and deaths. If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI you could be facing a serious misdemeanor or felony charge with consequences that could affect the rest of your life. You need to seek legal advice. It is important that you contact a Prescott criminal defense lawyer right away to make sure that your rights are protected. Dwane Cates Law Group, P.L.L.C. has a legal team of experienced criminal defense attorneys with proven results in defending DUI charges of all types.
What Are the Penalties of a DUI?
Law enforcement is trained to watch for drivers who show signs of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If a person is seen driving erratically he may be pulled over and giving a sobriety test. Upon failing the test, he may be arrested and charged with a DUI. Some of the penalties associated with a DUI are:
- Jail time
- Fines and costs
- Drivers license suspension
- Court ordered substance abuse evaluation
- Mandatory rehabilitation programs
- Community Service
- Ignition interlock device
- Attendance at MADD victim impact meetings
Many factors can influence the outcome of DUI sentencing such as any prior DUI convictions, whether or not a crime was committed while under the influence, if there was a person under 15 years of the age in the car, and whether or not drugs or open containers were found in the vehicle. Our firm has the experience and knowledge to evaluate your situation and aggressively defend you against the DUI charge. We can fight to help you maintain your driving privileges as well as minimize the charges against you. It is important that you contact us immediately for a free consultation with one of our attorneys.
Contact a Prescott DUI Defense Lawyer for a free initial consultation.
Dwane Cates Law Group PLLC
Address: 4425 N 24th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85016