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Effects of a DUI on You And Your Family

Effects of a DUI on You And Your Family

Retaining a DUI lawyer with skill and experience can literally save your family, because the toll a conviction takes can be a financially devastating proposition and can also cause much pain and suffering at home. It puts a strain on a marriage, can cost you your job, and embarrass you among friends, family, neighbors and co-workers.

If you are charged with DUI you should never assume that the case against you is cut and dried and enter a guilty plea on your own behalf. There is too much at risk in your life to not bring the best defense into court with you. If you are convicted, you are facing not only very severe penalties in fines and other costs but also the loss of driving privileges and possible jail time. You will also have the conviction on your record for the rest of your life. These consequences can result in the following:

Of course the best way to avoid a DUI conviction is not to get arrested in the first place. Use common sense while in a social situation outside your home. However, if you had an error in judgment, …