Raleigh County DUI Lawyers
Preserving Your Legal Rights and Interests
Drinking and driving is a dangerous act with potentially fatal consequences. For the most part, the dangers of drinking and driving are common sense. However, because alcohol overrides a person’s judgment, many who ordinarily possess sound judgment can end up facing charges for a committing the crime of driving under the influence (DUI). DUI charges can be very severe, punishable by hefty legal fines, temporary loss of your driver's license, and even extensive jail time. Because the stakes are so high in a DUI case, the law recognizes that you are entitled to certain procedural protections as a criminal defendant.
Don’t let an uncharacteristic mistake define the rest of your life. If you’ve been confronted with criminal charges for a DUI, one of your first calls should be to an experienced DUI lawyer in Raleigh County. At The Wagner Law Firm, our legal team has the experience and thorough knowledge of West Virginia state law to help make sure your due process rights are not infringed during your DUI proceedings. We have more than two decades of legal experience helping people defend against DUI charges.
Contact The Wagner Law Firm at (304) 461-6000 to explore your legal rights and options.
Experienced Counsel for Various DUI Matters
The dangers inherent with drinking and driving are reflected by the harsh penalties for DUI convictions. A DUI conviction warrants at least six-months incarceration, a $500 fine, and six month suspension of the driver's license or 140 days with an ignition interlock system installed in their vehicle. These lenient penalties and are reserved for first-time non-aggravated DUIs. If a driver's BAC was above .15% or they refused the breath machine, ramifications will be more severe.
Given the ramifications of a DUI conviction, it is important that the proceedings leading up to—and including—trial are consistent with the due process protections the West Virginia and United States constitutions afford criminal defendants.
At The Wagner Law Firm, we have experience working with the following legal matters:
The Wagner Law Firm Has Your Back
In many cases, a DUI case involves an ordinary person who made a bad call. Other DUI cases involve people who suffer from alcoholism—an extremely destructive disease that can take over a person’s life. At The Wagner Law Firm, it is our job to make sure your side of the story is given proper consideration by the judge, jury, and prosecution. You can count on us to deliver quality legal advice and zealous advocacy to help ensure you get a fair trial for your DUI case.
Contact The Wagner Law Firm at (304) 461-6000 to schedule a free case evaluation to discover your options and rights.