Driving under the influence in the state of Wisconsin is defined as operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .08% or more. When someone is pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence and they have a blood alcohol content of .08%, or they refuse a breathalyzer test, they are arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. This kind of charge can carry heavy penalties, including jail time, fines, and probation. In addition, having a DUI or OWI on your record can be very damaging to your career and future. If you are arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, consulting with an attorney as soon as possible can help you protect your rights and pursue the best possible outcome for your case.
The Waukesha DUI/OWI defense attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C. have extensive experience representing clients who have been charged with alcohol related driving offenses. If you are in need of a skilled attorney to help you challenge your arrest, contact us today at (414) 271-9595.
How We Can Help
If you’ve been charged with driving under the influence, a Waukesha DUI defense lawyer can help you fight to possibly have your charges dismissed or reduced. We also represent clients who have been accused of the following alcohol related driving offenses:
- Open container violations
- Driving with a suspended license due to a prior DUI
- Driving under the influence with a minor in the vehicle
Alcohol related driving offenses can carry heavy penalties, but with a skilled Waukesha defense attorney you may be able to have your charges reduced through plea bargaining or other methods.
When you are charged with a DUI/OWI, it is important to contact an attorney as soon as possible to ensure you receive the protection you deserve. To speak with a skilled attorney, contact a Waukesha DUI defense lawyer of Hart Powell, S.C. today at (414) 271-9595.