DUI Defense in Maryland
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You hear about drunk driving arrests every day, but no one ever thinks it will happen to them. When it happens, a DUI arrest is scary, stressful, and intimidating — plain and simple. A DUI arrest can change your life for the worse, leaving a negative impact on your immediate future and following you for the rest of your life. Fortunately, a DUI arrest isn’t the same as a conviction, and you can fight the charges you are facing.
Potential Penalties of DUI
A DUI in Maryland could cost you a lot of money and affect your life on many levels, so remember what is on the line when getting behind the wheel of a motorized vehicle
Potential penalties for DUI include:
- Expensive fines
- Suspension of a driver’s license
- Required community service
- Higher insurance rates
- Jail time
- Mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device
DUI Defense Tips
Every case is different, and it is in your best interest to work with a Maryland DUI defense attorney who has extensive experience handling these types of cases. However, it can also help to familiarize yourself with the situation you are facing.
To help improve your DUI case defense, you should:
- Find out how your DUI charge might impact your ability to drive
- Make sure your attorney files all relevant preliminary motions
- Consider plea bargaining
- Consider pressing for a trial
To get started on your case with a free consultation, contact Alpert Schreyer Poe at (301) 321-7277.