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Charlotte North Carolina Drunk Driving/DUI Lawyer

Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys in Charlotte, North Carolina

The flashing lights in your mirror confirm it; you are being pulled over by law enforcement. To make the situation worse, the police officer suspects you are driving while intoxicated and arrests you for drunk driving (DUI/DWI). What do you do now? Call us.

At Downer, Walters & Mitchener, P.A., we provide aggressive DUI/DWI defense for clients charged with drinking and driving in the Charlotte area. Whether you made a bad decision or you were wrongfully arrested, we are here to protect your rights. Contact us to speak with an experienced lawyer.

Implications of a DUI/DWI Arrest

Whether this DUI/DWI arrest is a first offense or a repeat incident, an arrest for drunk driving has serious repercussions for you now and in the future. If you have been arrested for drunk driving, you may face harsh penalties, including:

  • Jail time
  • Steep fines
  • Loss of driver's license

In addition to these criminal penalties, there are other implications to consider following a DUI/DWI arrest. For example, your insurance rates may rise dramatically. Further, if you are convicted, it could hamper your future employment prospects.

Strong Defense Essential

One of the best steps you can take after a DUI/DWI arrest is to speak with an experienced drunk driving and traffic violations defense attorney. At Downer, Walters & Mitchener, our attorneys help clients work through any drunk driving-related offenses, including hit and runs.

Understanding the impact breathalyzer and field sobriety tests play in determining a driver's blood alcohol content (BAC) level; our attorneys know how to challenge these results. From questioning the training received by an officer to challenging the accuracy of the machine's calibration, we work to protect our clients' reputations and rights in any drunk driving situation.

To discuss how our firm may be of service to you following a DUI/DWI arrest, contact us.

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