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Don’t Let A DUI Case Ruin Your Life

Posted on: January 6th, 2016 by Scott Law

Life is going on in the normal way. You are a law-abiding person, with a good job, nice friends, a loving family, and every hope for a happy future. Then suddenly out of the blue, your life takes a drastic and horrible turn for the worse. You are out driving and get stopped by the police, and before you know it, you are charged with a Driving Under the Influence offence.

You, who have never had any kind of trouble with the law, are facing a frightening, confusing, and potentially life changing situation. Maybe there were mitigating circumstances. Maybe it was a one off, really stupid mistake. Maybe there was some flaw in the process when you were arrested. You really, really, need someone on your side right now who can help you through all the legal processes ahead, and achieve the very best possible outcome for you and your family.

You need a Peoria DUI lawyer who is sympathetic, experienced, and one hundred percent on your side. After all, state laws are very strict, and penalties can be severe for DUI offences. One little mistake shouldn’t destroy your whole life – especially if there was no injury or harm involved to others. This is no time to go it alone, or to use an attorney who doesn’t have the right experience in this field.

You need an attorney who will sit and listen to every detail of your case. No two DUI cases are alike, but, with our years of experience, we can pick out the important features which are going to help your case. We understand the shock and upset that a DUI charge brings with it, and we will do our utmost to ensure your case is settled fast, and with the minimum disruption to your life. We take into account every circumstance, and can bring those special circumstances to court, ensuring that your side of things is put clearly and sympathetically.

If there is a chance for a dismissal, or a reduced sentence, then we are the people who can spot that opportunity. We are experts in ensuring minimal impact on your future insurance costs, on the minimizing of possible fines, and of course, we understand that you want to keep legal costs as low as possible too.

Another important issue is the suspension of your license to drive. We can argue the case that the impact on you of the suspension of your license is extremely high, and make sure that any suspension is for as short a time as possible. Driving Under the Influence cases can be very complicated. Although this may seem like a rather simple area of the law, it’s far from that, and you need experience on your side – experience which we have.

We know that you might be feeling ashamed and guilty at this point in time, but you should also be fair to yourself and your family by getting the best defense possible. Chances are that you did not knowingly or carelessly set out to break the law. You just made a foolish mistake, the kind of mistake that perhaps many of us have made. Our experienced attorneys will make sure that you don’t get punished unduly for being human.

DUI And The Difference An Attorney Can Make

Posted on: October 4th, 2013 by Scott Law

It is an awful feeling. You are driving in your car and you see the police lights behind you. This can be an embarrassing and uncomfortable experience for even the most minor traffic violations. When someone is pulled over with drugs or alcohol in their system, things can quickly go from bad to worse. Faced with a court date in the near future and knowing that Arizona has very strict laws and punishments for DUI, you have to decide if hiring a Glendale DUI attorney is the right choice for you.

You might be thinking, what difference can an attorney make in my case? A criminal defense attorney experienced in DUI representation can help you navigate the complex issues that are often involved in DUI cases in Maricopa County. They can assist with your license suspension and MVD hearing. They know how to take certain actions to avoid additional fines, fees and insurance costs. They can see problems in a case that could warrant a dismissal or reduced plea offer. They will assist with the court proceedings, preventing you from having to take substantial time out of work or school. Most importantly, they are there to advocate for you in the event that the matter goes to trial.

Can a Glendale DUI lawyer make a difference in your case? Call an experienced DUI lawyer to find out.

Scott Law Offices is a Glendale law firm providing Peoria DUI attorneys, Deer Valley DUI attorneys, Desert Ridge DUI attorneys and DUI representation throughout the valley.