Protecting Your Rights After A Drunk Driving Arrest
An arrest for drunk driving can turn your life upside down. Not only can a full array of criminal punishments and administrative penalties be imposed, but an arrest for drunk driving can also have serious implications for legal, medical and other professional licenses.
If you are convicted of a felony, that mark on your record can follow you around for the rest of your life. In addition to large fines and jail time, a felony conviction could keep you from getting a job or being able to lease an apartment. If you or a loved one is facing DUI charges in Indianapolis, the best thing you can do is talk to me at The Law Office of John Alt.
DUI Defense Strategies
At The Law Office of John Alt, I am a former magistrate judge who has represented hundreds of individuals charged with drunk driving offenses and is not afraid to litigate a case to trial. If you are charged with OWI/DUI (operating a vehicle while intoxicated/driving under the influence), it is imperative you immediately contact an experienced drunk driving defense lawyer like me.
Based on the unique facts of your case, I can challenge the legality of your OWI/DUI arrest on one or more legal grounds, including:
- Did the police have a legal basis to stop your vehicle?
- Did the police have sufficient probable cause to suspect you were drunk?
- Did the police have probable cause to arrest you for OWI?
- Was the alcohol concentration test (breath, blood or urine) accurate?
- Did the police accurately perform the field sobriety tests?
- Did the police improperly consider your conduct a refusal to test?
In addition to challenging your drunk driving case in criminal court, I can help you challenge the administrative revocation of your driver’s license. I can also help you get a probationary license so you can drive again.
For more information on drunk driving cases, please see my page on OWI/DUI frequently asked questions.
Even A Minor Traffic Offense Case Deserves An Aggressive Defense
Were you pulled over in your vehicle for no legitimate reason? Did your vehicle really have a taillight that wasn’t working? Maybe you suspect racial profiling. Although it is sad to think, profiling and discrimination by police still occur in this day and age, it is a fact of life. Often, these trumped-up allegations have no basis in law or fact and are merely a means to punish upstanding folks who work hard to make a living for their families.
These specious traffic offenses often result in license suspension or revocation. The Law Office of John Alt, I understand that a valid license is often vital to securing and maintaining valid employment. For many Indiana families, the loss of a valid driver’s license jeopardizes their ability to put food on the table. Below are some of the ways in which I can help you:
- If you are charged with a traffic offense, I will review your driving record to see what must be done for you to secure valid driving privileges.
- Depending on your unique situation, I may be able to secure specialized driving privileges or have license reinstatement fees waived by the court.
Take Action Now And Talk To Me During A Free Consultation
If your license is suspended, it is important to take action. Too many people with repeat DUIs or traffic offenses fail to clear up their licenses and end up being declared habitual traffic violators (HTV). Driving as an HTV can result in a lifetime suspension of your driver’s license and imprisonment for up to six years.
For experienced DUI defense in Indianapolis, call The Law Office of John Alt at 317-981-7399 for a free consultation. You can also contact me online. I am committed to providing you with the counsel you need.