WHAT TO DO AFTER A DUI ARREST
Many people think it will never happen to them. They always set up a designated driver and make sure to wait long enough after having just one drink. Maybe you had more than you realized or started taking a new medication that you didn’t know would affect you so strongly. Whatever the cause, you now find yourself arrested for DUI. What do you do?
If you are unsure of what steps to take after a DUI arrest, our firm is here to help.
Tips on Navigating a DUI Arrest
You should make sure you carefully review the following tips for after an arrest:
Many people don’t realize it at the time, but officers often violate their rights during a DUI arrest. This type of infraction can be used in court to get evidence, or even charges, dismissed.
You will also need to act fast to keep your license during the trial period, or else it may remain suspended even if your charges are dismissed. You will have 10 days to request a hearing with the DMV, where you will be able to present your case and argue why your license should be unsuspended. Our attorney can also help you prepare for this hearing.
Retain a DUI Attorney in Birmingham Today
If you believe that an arresting officer violated your rights or failed to follow proper procedures, be sure to contact our firm right away. We can carefully review your case and help you determine the best possible defense. Do not wait any longer to start building your defense!