Legal defense of a Driving While Impaired (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charge in North Carolina requires a comprehensive review of the facts that surrounding the case. Each case is different and determining the best course of action depends on the examination of many factors.
Under normal circumstances, a lawyer in North Carolina will review and determine whether there was reasonable suspicion or probable cause for the police to stop your vehicle. Additionally, a review as to whether there is probable cause to arrest will be examined as well as a review of the procedures surrounding the administration of the Intoxilyzer 5000 to confirm it was administered properly.
Depending on the individual facts, there are many other factors that an experienced attorney and lawyer will examine while assisting the defendant in evaluating their legal options for the Driving Under the Influence, Driving While Impaired, or drunk driving related charges.
Additionally, an attorney will review whether there were grossly aggravating factors such as a prior DWI or DUI, underage passengers, accidents involving serious injuries or others. These factors are used in determining what level of DWI or DUI a particular conviction will be during the sentencing phase.
At Everett Law Firm, P.A., with offices located in Chapel Hill and Raleigh, North Carolina and servicing many other counties across the state, including Alamance, Anson, Caswell, Chatham, Durham, Orange, Person, Richmond, and Wake, our lawyers and attorneys are ready to assist you in evaluating your case. Our criminal defense lawyers will make every effort to help you avoid or minimize the impact of the driving while impaired charges against you.