In Michigan, if you are pulled over for drinking and driving and have a blood alcohol level of 0.08% or higher, you can be charged with drunk driving. A conviction for this charge can bring with it fines of hundreds of dollars, jail time and points on your license and an arrest record. If you are found guilty of driving under the influence in Michigan again, the penalties become even steeper and if you are found guilty a third time in Michigan, you may face penalties which will follow you throughout the rest of your life. From insurance to your license to future jobs, a DUI conviction can have long reaching consequences that you do not want to face.
Thousands of people in Michigan are charged with DUI’s each year. For this reason, judges, officers and attorneys are all familiar with these types of cases, what to expect and how to best approach the case, you are not. For this reason, having an attorney on your side is wise.
DUI Attorney Kalkaska MI
While many DUI charges lead to convictions in Michigan, just because you have been charged does not mean that you are automatically guilty. Circumstances beyond your control, mistakes or errors regarding the handling of your case and more can all impact the end result of your case. A stigma is attached to those who are accused of DUI and many find themselves being perceived as guilty even before hearing the facts of the case. For these and other reasons, if you are facing a DUI conviction, it is important that you contact an attorney who understands the law and how to protect your best interests. Harris Law is a DUI attorney representing clients from Kalkaska, Crawford and Otsego counties. If you are facing DUI charges in Kalkaska and are in need of representation, call Harris Law today at 231.347.4444 for a free consultation or simply fill out the form below: