A Serious Defense Against Serious DWI Charges
Driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving under the influence (DUI) are not charges that you should take lightly. They can have a serious negative impact on your career options, education and driving privileges – especially if you have more than one conviction. Mounting a strong defense with the Law Office of Laura L. Davenport is critical to your prospects and your liberty.
As both a defense attorney and a licensed addiction counselor, I help Louisiana clients whose lives have been affected by drugs and alcohol. Having secured numerous favorable results in criminal cases, including dismissed charges, acquittals and reduced sentences, I will seek the best outcome available to you. When you work with me, you can rely on my experience and knowledge as I defend you.
DWIs And You: What To Know
Because DWIs and DUIs are two of the more common criminal charges, many people ignore them or do not take them seriously. This is a major error, particularly if you wrack up more than one offense. The penalties can include:
- Fines of up to $2,000
- Mandatory drug or alcohol counseling
- Installation of an interlock ignition device on your vehicle
- License suspension or revocation
- Community service
- Up to five years in jail
Whether you face your first offense or a repeat one, I know the steps to take to seek the lightest sentence possible. In some instances, I can even get your charges reduced or dropped.
Convictions Often Impact Child Custody
Do you have children who are minors? A charge or conviction for driving under the influence of a controlled substance may affect your parenting time with them. The court system often mistrusts parents who have DWIs or DUIs, believing that they might drink and drive with children in the car. As a family law attorney, I will help you resolve your criminal matter as quickly as possible so you can protect your parental rights.
Get A Serious Defense: Contact Me Now
Do not underestimate the charges against you. From my office in Lafayette, I can help you protect yourself. Reach out to me to schedule an initial consultation about criminal defense. Call me at (337) 231-1397 or you can send me an email.