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DUI violations are a common occurrence in Rhode Island. Just recently the state police arrested a driver from West Warrick on drunk driving charges. The man was driving in the wrong direction on Route 95. According to police reports the driver was charged for driving under the influence and reckless driving.
A person convicted of Driving Under the Influence-First Offense (BAC .08 – .15) would be subject to a fine of five hundred ($500) and shall be required to perform twenty (20) to sixty (60) hours of public community restitution and/or shall be imprisoned for up to one year. The person’s driving license shall be suspended for a period of three (3) months to eighteen (18) months. The person convicted shall also be required to attend a special course on driving while intoxicated or under the influence of a controlled substance and/or alcoholic or drug treatment for the individual.
Facing charges for driving under the influence can be unsettling. In theses circumstances the individual charged with the crime is nervous and confused about the process of criminal defense. Our firm provides assistance specifically for these types of cases. We represent clients and defend them against DUI, DWI, reckless driving and BUI charges. We provide aggressive representation and utilize our exhaustive criminal defense background to mount solid and successful defenses for our clients. Drunk driving offenses often carry serious consequences. Related charges can lead to license suspension or termination, jail time, and large monetary fines.
If you have been charged with a DUI or DUI related offense it is imperative to secure representation by an experienced DUI defense lawyer who is well versed in the field. Having a knowledgeable attorney to handle your case means securing the proper defense for you. DUI Attorney Joshua Macktaz has successfully defended hundreds of cases. He will put his depth of experience with drunk driving offenses to work for you. Everyone deserves the proper legal counsel to represent their rights and that includes you. To schedule a free consultation and discuss your case with Rhode Island DUI Lawyer Joshua Macktaz call 401-861-1155.