Experienced Defense For Drunk Driving Charges

Going out for drinks is a fun way to reduce stress and celebrate special occasions. But getting behind the wheel of your motor vehicle afterward can result in a drunk driving stop by law enforcement and serious DUI charges. This setback may negatively affect your driving record, not to mention employment and housing prospects.

If you have been accused of operating under the influence (OUI), put the more than 20 years of experience of James M. Burns & Associates, Attorneys at Law, toward your defense. Our DUI lawyers will fight your charges, determine the validity of your traffic stop and counter field sobriety test results.

Why Do You Need An Attorney After A DUI?

Under Alabama's implied consent laws, your refusal to take a breathalyzer test may result in license suspension. You need an aggressive criminal defense attorney to protect your rights.

In Foley, Mobile and statewide, even a first DUI conviction can cost you dearly. Our firm will strategize your defense against drunk and drug-related driving charges. We will fight for your best possible outcome, against punishments, including:

  • Loss of driving privileges for up to six months
  • Required drug or alcohol treatment
  • Up to one year in jail
  • Fines which may amount to thousands of dollars
  • Ignition interlock device

For a fourth DUI offense within a five-year period, you may face felony charges. We are experienced with aggressively representing clients' rights. We can help you get your life back on track after an Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) arrest.

Schedule An Initial Consultation

You need a criminal defense lawyer who can put you in the best possible legal position. James M. Burns & Associates, Attorneys at Law, can help. Call 251-272-3212 to schedule a free initial consultation. You may also email our DUI defense attorneys.