Learn More About DUI Charges, Penalties And Defenses

The consequences of a drunk driving conviction are numerous and far-reaching and can negatively affect your personal relationships and financial stability and security. To improve your chances of beating DUI charges, it is important to obtain legal advice and assistance from an experienced defense attorney.

I am attorney Steven A. Garner and at my firm, Steven A. Garner, Attorney At Law, I aggressively defend against misdemeanor and felony traffic violations, including DUIs. If you are facing DUI charges, you need to be aware of your legal rights and understand the factors that may affect the outcome of your case.

Should I Plead Guilty To DUI Charges?

Pleading guilty should never be your first or only option. Despite what many people may think, DUI charges can be successfully defended and, as your attorney, I will conduct a thorough investigation of the facts involved in your case and vigorously defend your rights. Together, we will determine the best defense strategy for your particular situation, and I will work tirelessly on your behalf to achieve the best possible legal outcome.

What Are Some Common Defenses Used In DUI Cases?

Cases involving allegations that a driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs are actually often quite complex. Factors that must be investigated and evaluated in DUI cases include the validity of a traffic stop, whether or not a Breathalyzer was taken and, if so, how and by whom and your physical and mental state at the time of a traffic stop — were you injured or ill? As your defense attorney, I will closely review your case and work to develop a strong defense strategy to refute the charges you face.

If Convicted Of DUI Charges, What Penalties May I Face?

In recent years, law enforcement officials in New Jersey have taken steps to crack down on drunk driving. Depending on whether this is your first or a subsequent DUI conviction, you may face a range of criminal and administrative penalties, including the suspension of your driver's license, costly fines, installation of an ignition interlock device and time behind bars. To avoid these and other penalties, call my law firm today.

Aggressively Defending Your Rights

If you are facing drunk driving charges, you need an experienced and committed lawyer on your side. Call 732-410-7623 to discuss your case and learn more about your options. You can also contact me online. My law office represents individuals throughout Somerset, Middlesex and Hunterdon Counties.