DWI Consequences in Maryland

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If you or someone you care about has been arrested for DWI and are facing serious consequences, you should have a Salisbury DWI lawyer on your side. Even a first-time offense should be taken seriously. Many judges will give jail time to DWI offenders, regardless of the level of BAC at the time of the arrest or any prior criminal history. However, other judges choose to give first-time offenders a chance for rehabilitation.

In order to adequately protect your driving privileges and record, turn to me, Attorney William R. Hall, for strong, aggressive legal defense. I have more than 15 years of experience practicing law in our local courts. I know how the local courts work and how drunk driving cases are handled by law enforcement. I am ready to use this knowledge and experience to my clients' advantage.

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Penalties for DWI

A blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or higher or a positive drug test can lead to a conviction of DWI. The penalties for DWI can also vary depending on the circumstances involved, and the ability of your attorney. When you get a Salisbury DWI attorney involved early on, you may be able to minimize the penalties and consequences.

If you are found guilty of a first-time DUI in Maryland, you could face these consequences:

  • 12 points on your license
  • A one-year license suspension
  • Up to a $1,000 fine
  • Jail time
  • Ignition interlock device

If you have a prior conviction, you can face more severe penalties, including longer jail time, longer license suspension, and may be required to pay more for high-risk auto insurance coverage. Those facing subsequent offenses may also not qualify for probation. You could also face other repercussions, such as losing your job.

Salisbury DWI Lawyer, Fighting to Protect Your Future

There is a lot at stake, so it is crucial that you work with an experienced Charleston DWI lawyer as soon as possible. The state is already building its case against you, so don't wait to contact my firm.

Call me at (410) 205-1684 to get started.

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