If you are facing charges for operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, you are likely concerned about your future and your freedom. The penalties of a drunk driving conviction can have a long-reaching impact on your life, and it is important to face the criminal charge effectively. With the right legal help, it is possible to avoid a conviction and the negative consequences that it can carry in Tennessee.
The other penalties that can accompany a drunk driving conviction include jail time, steep fines and even increased insurance premiums. The loss of driving privileges can also have a serious impact on your life, including your ability to go to work, drive your children and even go to the grocery store. If you cannot drive, it could negatively impact a custody case.
In addition to these penalties, there is a certain sigma that is associated with a DUI. This will stay on your record, and future employers will be aware of your criminal history. For these reasons and many more, it is imperative to secure the services of an experienced defense lawyer who can investigate the case against you and build a defense that is most appropriate for the circumstances of your case.
The possibility of a drunk driving conviction is a daunting prospect, but you do not have to face it alone. We know how to help you face the charges against you, whether it is your first-time DUI or you have multiple past convictions in Tennessee. Contact our office for an appointment to learn more about defense options. Act quickly to protect your interests.