Motorists in Louisiana get behind the wheel of a vehicle for an early morning commute, at the end of the workday, to run errands or to travel long distances. In some cases, drivers are traveling when they are fatigued, and it other cases, a motorists could be under the influence of alcohol. Because motorists are required to follow the rules of the road and drive safely, if law enforcement suspects that they are not complying with these requirements, they could initiate a traffic stop. This could ultimately result in a sobriety test and an arrest for a suspected drunk driving.
Facing a DUI charge may not seem as severe as other charges; however, it is a charge that could impact the life of a motorist. Depending on the circumstances surrounding the charge, a person could endure jail time, license suspension and hefty fines. At Damico & Stockstill, Attorneys at law, our attorneys understand the importance of fighting these allegations to reduce and dismiss them.
Everyone has their own unique occurrences, which means their defense options are unique to them as well. Our law firm takes on an individualized approach, understanding what our clients in the Baton Rouge area want and what their ultimate goals are. We also take the time to look at the facts, assessing whether law enforcement followed procedure when it comes to stopping the accused, administering a sobriety test and breath test and executing an arrest. If any step was missed or an error was made, our law firm ensures that is addressed, as it could help our clients clear his or her name.
To learn more, check out our law firm’s drunk driving website. A drunk driving charges can be a serious offense, impacting the accused in many ways .In order to reduce or avoid such consequences, defendants should consider their criminal defense options available to help reduce and even dismiss the charges against them.