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DUI Defense in Berkeley Springs, WV

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If you have been charged with a DUI in Berkeley Springs, a conviction can lead to serious penalties such as a lengthy suspension of your driver’s license, expensive fines, and even a long jail sentence. In addition, having a DUI conviction on your criminal record can ruin your chances of getting a job, applying for college, and even finding a place to live.

Fortunately, our Berkeley Springs DUI lawyer at The Wagner Law Firm has handled more than 2,500 DUI cases throughout West Virginia over the past 22 years. Attorney Wagner exclusively focuses on DUI defense and understands what it takes to obtain the most favorable outcome.

DUI Laws & Penalties in West Virginia

Anyone who drives while in an “impaired state” can be charged with a DUI in West Virginia. An impaired state means having a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of .08 percent or more—unless you are a commercial driver (.04 percent BAC limit) or underage driver (.02 percent BAC limit)—or being under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or a combination of both.

A first-time DUI can result in a jail sentence of up to one year, a maximum $500 fine, and driver’s license suspension for up to six months. However, if your BAC is at least .15 percent—nearly double the legal limit—you will face more severe penalties.

A second-time DUI within a 10-year period can lead to a maximum one-year jail sentence, a fine not exceeding $3,000, and revocation of your driver’s license for up to 10 years. A third-time DUI within a 10-year period is punishable by a jail term of up to five years, a maximum $5,000 fine, and driver’s license revocation for life.

Call (304) 461-6000 to Let Us Help You Today

Whether it is your first offense or your fifth, The Wagner Law Firm can help you either get your charges reduced or your case dismissed altogether. Attorney Wagner can evaluate your case, find any weaknesses in the prosecution’s argument, and build a strong and effective defense strategy on your behalf.

Contact us today and request a free case evaluation.

Why Trust Harley Wagner?

  • Over 20 Years of Experience
  • More Than 2,500 DUI Cases Handled
  • Performed 800 Hours of DUI Defense Training
  • Award Winning Representation
  • Faculty Member at DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Author of West Virginia's Preeminent DUI Book: West Virginia DUI Defense: The Law and Practice
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Meet Harley Wagner

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    Harley Wagner
    Award-Winning DUI Attorney Harley is the owner of The Wagner Law Firm, West Virginia’s only exclusive DUI defense law firm. Harley is a graduate of his beloved alma mater, West Virginia University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in journalism in 1990. He attended law school in Lansing, Michigan where he graduated from the Thomas M. Cooley School of Law in 1995. Criminal law and being a criminal defense attorney was Harley’s singular focus during and after law school. In furtherance of ...
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