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Your Options After a DUI

The Handley Law Center March 8, 2023


The Handley Law Center represents individuals charged with a DUI (driving under the influence of alcohol or other substances). We are at the forefront of DUI defense in Central and Western Oklahoma and are fully armed with all local, state, and federal DUI guidelines, ready to defend your rights. While people may not appreciate the severity of being arrested for a DUI, there are many unforeseen ramifications with getting a DUI conviction, especially if you or a loved one is unrepresented or fails to retain a seasoned team of DUI defense lawyers. With this in mind, don’t risk being convicted of a DUI offense – call The Handley Law Center immediately for a free consultation with a DUI lawyer to learn more about your legal options and how we can help you.

Lawyer Ashton Handley | Featured Attorney Criminal Defense

What Your Initial Consultation Will Look Like

After making an appointment with our responsive and friendly staff, we will immediately begin evaluating your case, listening to you closely, and reviewing all documentation you bring to our office. Then begins our thorough and detailed, easy-to-understand education process where we explain your rights and what’s at stake, methodically laying out potential penalties for our clients. We are skilled at determining your defenses based on the charges depending on the unique facts of your case and use our resources to thoroughly investigate the facts surrounding your arrest.

Possible Penalties You May Face If Convicted

As discussed above, the stakes are high. Upon being arrested for a DUI your license will be suspended for 30 days. It is an arrestable offense to drive without a driver’s license. However, you may contact us immediately to appeal the suspension. You will have to act quickly because you only have 15 days from the date of the arrest to file the appeal. Other possible penalties, if convicted of a DUI, may include fines, suspension of driver’s license, jail time, and installation of a breath alcohol ignition interlock device.

What Can We Do To Help You Beat Your DUI Charges

We have experienced trial attorneys and are ready to defend you in court. The prosecution must prove its case. Therefore, we do not settle cases easily without putting up a fight on your behalf. Some defenses employed may include questioning the validity of a stop, why you may have been removed from the vehicle, and checking the accuracy or functionality of the breath-test machine used to measure the BAC. However, we are also adept at negotiating favorable settlements with the prosecutor, if and only if we surmise it is in the best interest of the client.

Other Scenarios When You Can Be Arrested For Alcohol Or Drug Use

We also offer representation for situations when you or a loved one is arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or for APC (actual physical control). Someone may be charged with APC if they were arrested while under the influence of drugs or alcohol in their parked car regardless if they had no intention of driving or were trying to sober up in their car.

Our team of skilled criminal law attorneys is dedicated to representing clients facing DUI charges and can help you beat them based on our more than 30 years of experience. Please call us during normal business hours, to schedule your free consultation. We accept Visa and MasterCard payments.