Being charged with driving under the influence is a serious crime that demands serious legal representation. When you are arrested for such an offense in the state of Missouri, it is important that you secure the services of an attorney who possesses considerable experience with our state's justice system. You need to keep in mind that you have rights after a DWI arrest, and working with an attorney may improve your chances of preserving those rights.
There are significant consequences for a DWI conviction that can affect many of your liberties, which is why it is crucial to have an attorney on your side.
Unlike many other firms, you do not just get one attorney when you let us represent you—you get a whole team of attorneys. All of our qualified Columbia DWI attorneys can analyze your case from every angle to look for defense strategies. There may have been an error in the way your blood alcohol test was conducted, or the arresting officer may have arrested you in an unconstitutional manner.
If you have a blood alcohol content of at least .08, you will be administratively and criminally processed. Drivers under the age of 21 may also face penalties pertaining to Abuse and Lose laws .
Within 15 days of receiving a Notice of Suspension/Revocation, you must request an administrative hearing. If you fail to request a hearing in a timely manner, your driving privileges will automatically be revoked and suspended, and this decision cannot be appealed. An administrative hearing, which is arranged by the Department of Revenue, will occur in the county in which you were arrested or possibly on the telephone. For more details about what to expect from a hearing and how to prepare, talk to an attorney today.
The law office of Holder Susan Slusher, LLC offers experience and expertise when defending against DWI charges in Missouri. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation and case review. Failure to follow the proper process may result in an unnecessary suspension of your Missouri Driving Privileges.