DUI Lawyer Fairfax VA
In the aftermath of an arrest, it can feel like the walls are closing in on you. There is the heavy burden of guilt for making a poor choice. There is the shame and embarrassment when you tell family, friends, and even coworkers that you were arrested. Rest assured May Law, LLP can help you through this.
With a skilled DUI lawyer from Fairfax, VA, there is a chance you may avoid a conviction, avoid jail time, and get your license back right away so that you can get to and from work. We understand there are a lot of choices when it comes to legal representation and it can be difficult deciding on who will hold your fate in their hands.
You can feel confident in turning to the legal team at May Law, LLP. We have more than 20 years of experience in criminal defense. Our team approaches cases with empathy for the defendant and enough experience that we will not rest until we have established the best possible defense strategy for your unique situation.
Immediate impact of a DUI charge:
You will likely spend several hours in jail until you can acquire bail. If you are arrested at night, you may have to wait until the next day. Immediately, as a result of a DUI arrest, you will lose your license but can file for a temporary license. You will be required to show up for your initial court appearance within a few days of the arrest.
Long-Term Impact of a DUI Conviction:
You will likely lose your license. For some first-time offenders, the license can be revoked for up to two years. This could impact your ability to get to and from your job. You will be forced to rely on others or public transportation to not only work but to engage in your other daily activities.
A DUI conviction will be on your record and will show up in a background check. This may affect future jobs, loan requests, scholarship opportunities, and applications for residential rental properties. Auto insurance rates will likely increase. In addition, your personal and professional relationships may suffer as a result of a DUI conviction.
Our Approach to a Solid Defense:
We can prepare you for and attend your initial court appearance with you. May Law, LLP will immediately work on getting your license reinstated. We will work diligently to investigate the reason you were pulled over, how the police officer conducted him or herself during the interaction with you. We will look into how the sobriety tests were administered and interpreted.
Your Fairfax, VA DUI lawyer will look into probable cause for the arrest and whether your Miranda rights were honored. In addition, May Law, LLP understands prosecution tactics and can get you ready for the next several steps while preparing a defense that honors your integrity and just might reduce the charges or get the case thrown out.
Your quality of life is too important to be ruined by a DUI conviction. There is no doubt, the stakes are high. In choosing an experienced DUI lawyer Fairfax, VA clients trust from May Law, LLP you may just beat the charge and avoid a conviction. Contact us sooner rather than later.