East Lansing Drunk Driving Attorneys Ready to Help in Your DUI Case
Facing a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charge can be overwhelming for anyone. From facing a suspended license to paying heavy fines to potentially spending time in jail, you need a skilled defense attorney to help you be successful in your case. A drunk driving lawyer from Grewal Law is ready to hear all the circumstances surrounding your incident and to build the best defense for your case.
Our attorneys specialize in giving each case the personal attention it deserves. As your defense lawyer, our team will be on your side throughout the entire process.
Michigan Drunk Driving Laws
Drunk driving laws in the state can impact you differently depending on the circumstances surrounding your case. Law enforcement take a tough stance against drunk driving and you can face a variety of penalties depending on if you are charged with a DUI, OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) or other offenses. If you are over the age of 21, you are not allowed to drive with the bodily alcohol content (BAC) of over .08 or greater. The level drops to .02 or greater for anyone who is under the age of 21.
You can also be charged with impaired driving for driving under the influence of some prescribed medication, cocaine or other Schedule 1 controlled substances. It is important to get a skilled defense attorney facing Operating with the Presence of Drugs charges. Get a skilled defense attorney to help you fight charges related to substance abuse and driving today.
As your drunk driving defense team we will help you understand each step of your DUI case. From being pulled over and being given a physical or breathalyzer test to being arraigned and formally charged with a specific offense, we will help you understand what you are facing in your case. We will also walk you through other steps you will face in the court system including the jury selection before your trial begins.
Our team will help you build your defense against any DUI charges. The prosecutor will work closely with law enforcement to build a case against you. We will investigate your case to build a good defense against the prosecution’s case. Contact us to learn how you can Beat a DUI Charge in Michigan today.
Even though the state’s legal limit for your BAC (blood alcohol content) is .08% you can be charged with an OUIL if there is any trace of alcohol in your system. The officer only has to state he or she believes you were Operating While Visibly Impaired (OWVI)and your driving was influenced by the consumption of alcoholic substances.
Ultimately, you will usually end up facing an OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) charge. Our drunk driving defense team is ready to help you defend these charges in East Lansing, Lansing, and Okemos.
If you are facing your first offense for drunk driving where your BAC was above .17 you will be charged with Operating While Intoxicated (OWI)with a High BAC offense. These charges are also known as Super Drunk Driving in Michigan and are just one type of the OWI violations. If convicted, you will face higher penalties including increased jail time, higher fines and a license suspension of up to one year.
The prosecution will be working hard to build a case against you in an attempt to deter future drunk driving. Do not leave your fate up to the system, hire the experienced team at Grewal Law to help you win your super drunk driving case.
If you have already been convicted of two or more alcohol related driving offenses within the last 7 years, you could face a felony charge related to the OUIL (Operating Under the Influence of Liquor). The punishment for this crime comes with serious jail time of up to five years in prison. Our drunk driving defense attorneys are ready to build an aggressive defense to help you avoid spending a long period of time in jail.
There are additional DUI penalties for anyone with a CDL (Commercial Driver License) who is charged with a drunk driving charge. These includes the loss of your CDL for a minimum of one year for first offenses and up to ten years for subsequent offenses. Driving using your CDL is no doubt tied to your career, so you need to hire a defense team who will fight to protect your livelihood.
Anyone under the age of 21 who is found to be driving while under the influence, will be charged under Michigan’s Zero Tolerance standards. The penalties if convicted are different depending on if this is your first or second offense. Do not let a DUI charge be on your record while you are below the legal drinking age, hire the experienced attorneys at Grewal Law today.
The Michigan Implied Consent Law requires all drivers to submit to a test if pulled over. If a person refuses, they could face points on their license or have their license suspended. While working as your DUI defense team, we will look for any issues related to testing in your case.
We will examine how the test was administered to see if proper procedures were followed by law enforcement. Any mistakes on the behalf of law enforcement or from faulty equipment will be used in your drunk driving defense.
Legal Team Ready to Defend Your Drunk Driving Case Today
Call Grewal Law PLLC to help in your drunk driving case in Lansing, East Lansing, and Okemos today.
Our expert attorneys will build the best defense possible to help you avoid a conviction. Call us for a free quote at 517-393-3000 or 800-331-9871.