DRUNK DRIVING

It is not illegal to drive an automobile after consuming intoxicants. What is illegal is consuming alcohol to a level that exceeds the State’s “legal limit” of .08 or drinking alcohol to a point where consumption of that alcohol substantially affects or impairs your ability to operate a motor vehicle. Without warning, law abiding people who have no prior dealings with the criminal justice system or have never seen the inside of a jail cell can find themselves hurled into a whirl wind of handcuffs, breathalyzers, and/or blood tests, and jail cells. It is important when charged with a drinking and driving offense to hire an attorney experienced in defending drunk driving cases. Not only is a driver convicted of drunk driving facing the potential for jail time, there are also penalties assessed against driving privileges on a first offense. Additionally, an over the road commercial motor vehicle driver have additional sanctions that may effect their ability to continue their employment. It is important to hire a lawyer who is experienced and can help protect and/or minimize your loss of license, employment, and most importantly loss of liberty. It is important to have every facet of your case analyzed to make sure that from beginning to end law enforcement have properly handled your matter and have followed all rules set up by not only the US. and Michigan State Constitution, but also rules set up by the Michigan State Police.

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