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What is considered a felony DUI in South Carolina?

Most DUI arrests are charged as misdemeanors. But under South Carolina law, driving under the influence is sometimes prosecuted as a felony.A drunk …

Answered by Ryan L. Beasley

Is a DUI a misdemeanor in California?

Yes. A first-, second- and third-time DUI are misdemeanors, provided there are no injuries or deaths from an accident related to the DUI. If there is …

Answered by Ron Cordova

Do I need a lawyer for my Rhode Island DUI?

You should have a lawyer with decades of experience fighting DUIs protecting you because Rhode Island’s penalties for driving under the …

Answered by Richard S. Humphrey

Is drunk driving a crime in Wisconsin?

No, drunk driving is not always considered a crime in Wisconsin. However, if you are charged with OWI (operating while intoxicated), it is important …

Answered by Christopher T. Van Wagner

What can I expect after being arrested for a DUI in California?

If you are arrested for DUI in California, you can expect to have to defend against both the DMV’s attempt to suspend your driver’s …

Answered by Christopher J. McCann

What If I’m Arrested For DUI On Fort Bragg in North Carolina?

You face everything a civilian does when arrested for DUI: driver’s license suspension or revocation, a possible jail sentence, and insurance …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts

What are the penalties for a first-time OVI in Ohio?

In Ohio, operating a vehicle while under the influence (OVI) of alcohol is a serious crime. In fact, most persons who are arrested for this crime are …

Answered by Jon J. Saia

What Is Extreme/Super Extreme DUI in Arizona?

Technically, these are still misdemeanors. The penalties, however, include more jail time, higher fees and increased ignition interlock device (IID) …

Answered by Ryan W. Cummings

Do I Need A Lawyer For A DUI/OVI In Ohio?

Retaining an experienced lawyer who specializes in DUI/OVI cases is absolutely in your best interest after an arrest. A DUI/OVI conviction can carry …

Answered by Steven R. Adams

Do I need a lawyer if I get a DUI/DWI in Minnesota?

Yes. Minnesota’s laws on DUI and DWI are some of the most complicated. Not only should you be concerned about the criminal consequences …

Answered by Gerald A. Miller

How do I keep a DUI/DWI off my record in Minnesota?

The first and best way to keep a DUI or DWI off your record is to challenge the charges. The State has to prove your guilt beyond a reasonable …

Answered by Gerald A. Miller

Will I lose my CDL if I get a DUI/DWI in Minnesota?

Yes. A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class A, Class B, and Class C driver’s license will be affected by a …

Answered by Gerald A. Miller

Will I go to jail if I get a DUI/DWI in Minnesota?

Possibly. Every DUI or DWI carries the possibility of a jail sentence. There are general guidelines that judges and prosecutors must …

Answered by Gerald A. Miller

Will I lose my license if I get a DUI/DWI in Minnesota?

Yes. You can lose your driver’s license in Minnesota (MN) because of a conviction to a DWI or DUI. You can also lose your license because …

Answered by Gerald A. Miller

Do I Need A Lawyer For A DUI In Washington?

Yes.  Washington Law's on drunk driving are harsh and a DUI conviction can have far reaching consequences.  That said, many …

Answered by Brian M. Sullivan

Do I have to install the ignition interlock device on my car if I’m convicted of a DUI in Wisconsin?

An ignition interlock is required in Wisconsin for first offense convictions with an alcohol concentration greater than or equal to .15, all implied …

Answered by Michael C. Witt

How do I choose a DUI Lawyer in Washington State?

Choosing the right DUI attorney for your case in Washington is not only a difficult task, but an intensely personal one as well. It is the first step …

Answered by Jonathan P. Dichter

Should I take sobriety tests and/or a breath test if I'm arrested for a Washington DUI?

Everyone who is stopped and investigated for DUI finds himself or herself in a situation where he or she is faced with choices. …

Answered by Jonathan P. Dichter

Can You Go To Jail For Your First DUI In Minnesota?

The short answer is maybe. In Minnesota, it depends on a number of factors. First and most noteworthy, Minnesota does not have mandatory minimum …

Answered by Ethan P. Meaney

How much does a DUI attorney in Minnesota cost?

Feeling ashamed and overwhelmed at the situation you find yourself in due to a DUI arrest?  If that weren't stressful enough now you are …

Answered by Ethan P. Meaney

What are the Penalties for DUI in Pennsylvania?

In 2004, Pennsylvania completely revamped its DUI laws, at the same time that it lowered the BAC (blood alcohol content) threshold to .08. These …

Answered by Matthew M. McClenahen

Can a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) conviction affect my professional license in California?

Can a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) conviction affect my professional license?Driving Under the Influence (DUI) has consequences that many of us …

Answered by Scott J. Harris

How does a Conviction affect my professional lIcense in the State of California?

In the State of California, a conviction can have severe implications for your professional career.Whether you are seeking a license from a …

Answered by Scott J. Harris

Can I Get My DWI Reduced To Careless Driving In Minnesota?

Prosecutors have a vested interest in convicting you of DWI if you took a test that showed an alcohol concentration at or above 0.08. The …

Answered by Derek A. Patrin

Can I Get A Minnesota DWI Off My Record?

Once you are convicted of a DWI or plead guilty to a DWI in Minnesota, you will not be able to get that conviction removed or expunged from your …

Answered by Derek A. Patrin

Do I Need An Attorney For A DWI In Minnesota?

Many people wonder after being arrested for DWI whether they need an attorney, especially in situations where they assume they are guilty of the …

Answered by Derek A. Patrin

Will I go to jail for a DWI/DUI in Minnesota?

The simple answer depends upon how many DWIs you have.  If this is your first offense and your BAC is under .20 then the answer …

Answered by Ethan P. Meaney

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