DUI, or driving under the influence, is a charge that drivers can face when they have been pulled over and found to be above the legal limit of BAC level for operating a motor vehicle. DUI patrols have increased in recent years, as has the seriousness with which these crimes are prosecuted. Not only can you face jail time and the loss of your driver’s license if you are convicted of DUI, you might face trouble at work, in your personal life, etc. This is a very serious charge, and requires an experienced attorney to work hard for your side of the case. Sumner & Associates is ready to get to work on your case and ensure that you get the proper help to fight these charges.
The legal limit for blood alcohol content when driving in the state of Michigan is .08%. If you are tested to has exceeded that limit, either through a blood or breath test, you can face DUI charges. The penalties for a DUI conviction often depend on the number of times you have been convicted previously. If it is your first offense, you will likely avoid jail and just face other punishments. However, repeat offenders are dealt with more harshly and will suffer some very serious consequences.
Call our offices right away if you have been charged with a DUI and wish to fight that charge. Our team is experienced with drunk driving defense, and will be proud to fight for you all the way through the case. We hope to hear from you soon.