DUI & DWI
Several years ago in the State of Tennessee, the charge of DWI, Driving While Intoxicated became DUI, Driving Under the Influence.
Whether you refer to your legal problem as Driving Under the Influence or Driving while Intoxicated, DUI or DWI in Middle Tennessee you need legal defense against your DUI charges. You need a Drunk Driving Defense lawyer to protect your legal rights, anytime you are charged with DUI in Tennessee.
Experienced DUI/DWI Defense Attorney - Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
Any DUI or DWI conviction will have a serious impact on your life, including mandatory jail time, the loss of your driving privileges and thousands of dollars in fines, court costs, and much higher insurance premiums. Other consequences include damage to your reputation in the community, the loss of your professional license and the possibility of spending the rest of your life feeling embarrassed every time you come to the question: Have you ever been convicted of a crime? Yes or No?
Contact Doerflinger & Eledge, PLLC for a defense lawyer who will work hard and fight hard to help you avoid having to answer "Yes."
Drunk Driving: Did You Know?
A first DUI conviction in Tennessee can result in a jail term of up to 11 months and 29 days. You can be fined from $350 to $1,500, and loss of your driver's license for one year. You may also be required to perform public service work in addition to these penalties. Subsequent offenses result in more serious consequences. A fourth or subsequent DUI conviction is a felony and can result in a prison term of up to six years and a fine of $15,000.
No matter what a blood alcohol or breath test indicates, do not be discouraged to the point where you decide nothing can be done and that you might as well throw yourself at the mercy of the prosecutor. Seek the help of an experienced DUI lawyer. The truth is that there can be serious problems with testing procedures, machines and the analyses of test samples. Experienced attorneys like Doerflinger & Eledge, PLLC can raise these issues effectively and improve your chances of seeing the charges against you dropped or reduced.