Being charged with a drunk driving related offense such as a DUI or DWI in Maryland can come with serious consequences. You may face criminal penalties in the form of fines and imprisonment as well as license sanctions.
If you’ve received an impaired driving charge such as a DUI or DWI, it’s important to contact an experienced local lawyer like David Mabrey immediately! David Mabrey is an Anne Arundel County attorney who has handled thousands of drunk driving cases in the state of Maryland. He understands what you are going through and can help contest a proposed license suspension and/or provide legal defense against the charge, but only if you act quickly.
Can you beat a DUI?
The short answer is yes, you can beat a DUI. However, success with a drunk driving related offense can come in multiple forms.
- Beating the case or having it dismissed
- Reducing the charges that hold less penalties
- Qualifying for “probation before judgment”
If you have been charged with a drunk driving case, especially in a case of innocence, the best case scenario is to have the case dismissed altogether. And yes, it really is possible. Here at the Law Offices of David Mabrey, we have successfully caused the dismissal of numerous DWI cases in the last two years.
The best thing you can do is challenge the office by providing evidence. Evidence to show your innocence or proving the officer unlawfully found ways to charge you with a drunk driving charge. Working with someone like an attorney who knows the ins and outs of the law can help you through this process.
Experienced DUI Lawyer – Your best defense again a DUI/DWI
The internet is a great place for research but too often do people think the information they find online is enough to fight a DUI case on their own. Many fall victim to misinformation, misunderstanding their rights, and don’t know how to properly handle the case. Even experienced attorneys may not know enough about the specific laws and processes to build an adequate case for dismissal.
For those who want to maintain their driving privileges and/or fight the drunk driving case, they must understand the deadlines, know how to submit hearing requests, understand laws from the law enforcement perspective, and also know the rights of individuals.
This is why it is crucial to hire an experienced DUI lawyer.
An experienced drunk driving defense attorney knows the systems, processes, and most importantly the laws governing driving offenses. They will know when a police officer missed an important step in the traffic stop causing the case to be dismissed. When it comes to evidence, they know the information you need to provide and the best way to gather it and present it. If you’re concerned about having a license to get to work or to pick up the kids after school, they also know the process and deadline to contest a proposed license suspension.
In short, if you want to defend against a drunk driving case, then hiring an experienced attorney is your best bet.
Understanding the types of impaired driving offenses and penalties in Maryland
The penalties faced will be more or less severe based on the type of offense and your past record of offenses. Regardless of whether it’s your first offense or a repeated offense, it’s important to know the penalties you can face
If you are convicted of an impaired driving offense, you face the possibility of both criminal penalties and MVA – license sanctions.
For More information on Maryland Law Statues follow the below links.
DUI Defense Strategies
Impaired driving convictions can seem set in stone, but there are times when one can successfully defend against DUI convictions or have them dismissed from court. The key is to understand the law, evidence and situations which don’t warrant a conviction.
For example, there are common mistakes law enforcement can make that contribute to impaired driving cases being dismissed from court.
In order to defend against your DUI there are two vitally important things to consider. The first is evidence! The second is having an experienced attorney. With the proper evidence, an experienced attorney can confidently defend against DUI and DWI convictions.
Qualifications for hiring a DUI Lawyer
There are many lawyers who offer DUI legal services but do very little to defend their client or challenge the State’s case. If you want a legitimate lawyer to hire who will provide the best results then look for these qualifications.
- Active license
- Experienced with drunk driving related cases
- Shows success in these and similar cases
- Has a law office dedicated to providing personal attention to each case
DUIs can be a tough case to defend against especially if there’s evidence against you. This is why experience is a necessity! But in addition to experience, you also want someone who will provide personal attention to the case so that no stone is missed which could cause your case to become a losing one.
Look for the qualifications above to ensure your attorney has what it takes to get the results you want. And of course, you can consider us here at the Law Offices of David Mabrey who are more than qualified to handle your DUI or DWI case.
Complimentary Consultation from a Local Maryland Law Firm
Are you feeling worried, overwhelmed or simply confused about a drunk driving-related offense? Then give us a call at 443-848-2878 for a free consultation. During this consultation, we will help you understand information about your case, expectations and next steps.
Our office is located at 8611 Fort Smallwood Road, Suite C, Pasadena, MD. We are between downtown Pasadena and Riviera Beach. Schedule an appointment and stop in. We also offer online appointments for those who are unable to stop by.
If you or a loved one has been arrested for a DUI or DWI don’t wait! The sooner you contact us the better your chances of defending against the case.