Defense For First-Offense Drinking And Driving Charges

Drunk driving charges can result in jail, probation, driver's license sanctions and steep fines. Do not risk freedom and uncertainty to chance. Take control by contacting the Law Offices of Nickolas Daniels and Associates to represent you in your drinking and driving matter. We represent people from Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and St. Clair counties who face DUI, DWI and OWI charges.

Drinking And Driving First Offense

To be charged as a first-time offender, you must not have any prior alcohol-related traffic offenses within the past seven years. Below is a list of SOME of the penalties:

OFFENSE

MAX. JAIL

LICENSE ACTION

First-offense OWI

93 days

six points added to driving record

30 days suspended, 150 days restricted

$1,000 in driver responsibility fees for two years.

Super drunk driving

(.17 percent% or greater)

180 days

six points added to driving record

one-year suspension, but eligible for a restricted license after first 45 days with an ignition interlock device

$1,000 in driver responsibility fees for two years

Operating While visibly impaired

93 days

four points added to driving record

90 days restricted

$500 in driver responsibility fees for two years

(MCL 257.625) State Law for Drunk Driving

Secretary of State

Macomb County Drinking And Driving Lawyer

The Law Offices of Nickolas Daniels and Associates aggressively defends drinking and driving cases. We fight for dismissals and reductions and are not afraid to takes cases to trial. Please contact us at 586-436-3499 to schedule a consultation to discuss the details of your DUI arrest. Our firm is in Clinton Township. We represent individuals throughout Michigan.