In the United States, a DUI is the crime of driving a motor vehicle with blood levels of alcohol in excess of a legal limit (blood alcohol content).
What is a DUI?
The impact on your record
I got a DUI, what's next?
Can I represent myself?
Alcohol BAC Results In Driving Fatalities
DUI State Statutes & Penalties
Frequently Asked DUI Questions
Will a DUI affect my criminal record?
- A criminal record or police record is a record of a person’s criminal history, generally used by potential employers, lenders etc. to assess his or her trustworthiness.
- After a receiving a background check, it is very likely that a DUI will show up. Depending on where you live, a criminal violation can remain on your record for tens of years.
- The courts in your state will treat you as a “repeat” and “prior” offender until the charge is no longer on your record.
Will a DUI affect my insurance?
- A criminal violation such as a DUI can cause extreme hikes in insurance premiums by hundreds of dollars.
- You may be required to obtain certain insurance forms in order to certify insurance coverage based on your state of residence.
Will a DUI affect my driving record?
- A criminal violation will have a serious and lasting impact on your record.
- If your driving record contains a criminal violation, you are highly likely to have a severe increase in insurance premiums.
Can I avoid having a criminal record?
Can my charges be reduced?
Can I prevent future consequences?
How Can I Find The Right Legal Defense?
Ask These Questions
How much do you charge?
What can you do to help my case?
How many years have you been practicing law?
Are you part of any legal associations?
Locating An Attorney
Word of Mouth
Local Bar Association
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