Proven Success In Defending DUI Charges
A DUI conviction can have serious consequences, whether it is a first-time offense, a commercial DUI or a felony DUI. You may lose your freedom to drive of face fines and increased insurance rates. You are even likely to have difficulty finding employment.
When you are facing DUI charges, our experienced attorneys at Simms & Associates in Birmingham can give you the skillful representation you need.
We will take a thorough look at your case and build a strong, reliable defense. We will address the automatic suspension of your license, examine the details of your arrest and discuss any prior convictions.
Defending Against The Consequences Of A Commercial DUI
Because of the increased responsibility involved in operating a commercial vehicle, the standards for driving are much stricter and the consequences for commercial DUIs are harsh.
In Alabama, CDL drivers operating a commercial motor vehicle with a .04 BAC or greater will face charges. If convicted, you could face a one-year license suspension. You could also have trouble obtaining future employment.
Our skilled lawyers will take the action needed to preserve your privilege to drive, and to protect your criminal record and future.
Increased Penalties For Subsequent DUIs
If you are convicted of a fourth DUI within a five-year period, it is classified as a felony DUI. When charged with a felony DUI, you face increased penalties and consequences.
As a Class C felony, this type of DUI can result in a minimum sentence of one year and one day in prison, driver’s license suspension and a steep fine. If you are facing a felony DUI, we will analyze how the officer conducted the field sobriety test and the traffic stop.
Let us use our experience and knowledge to successfully handle your case. We have helped individuals in similar situations.
Contact Our Law Firm Today
If you were charged with a DUI, call our office today to schedule a consultation