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Drunk Driving Requires a Multifaceted Defense Plan

Feb. 21, 2019

Drunk driving charges shouldn't be thought of as minor criminal matters. Instead, they have to be taken very seriously because the impact they can have on your life is severe. While part of your defense plan is going to have to be addressing the legal aspects of the matter, you also have to think about the administrative penalties and life consequences so you can address those.

The administrative penalties that you face come swiftly. You have very limited time to address them when you are charged with drunk driving. Many people worry about the loss of their driver's license. This is one of the facets of this type of charge that is usually addressed in the administrative process.

Without your driver's license, you can't run errands like you are accustomed to. You might not be able to get work easily. You may have to rely on others to get to where you need to go. There is also a chance that you might not be able to keep the same job because some positions may require you to have a valid driver's license.

Of course, the criminal aspects of the charges are also going to have a big impact on your future. You might be facing time in jail or having to pay fines. Some people might have other possibilities. These are determined by the circumstances of your case, such as your blood alcohol concentration )BAC) and any prior convictions.

We are here to help you determine how your defense might address all the issues that may be impacting you because of your case.