If you’ve been arrested and charged with DUI or DUAC, you are going to experience an extremely unpleasant time. Driving under the influence is a serious crime, with serious penalties. Jail time, as bad as that experience is, is just the start of the process. You need experienced guidance to assist you through the legal process. If you don’t know the rules and regulations, you may complicate an already bad situation. Decisions will have to be made that will impact your life for years. A Myrtle Beach accident can be trying, even traumatizing, for a local, but if you’re on vacation, it can be a time consuming nightmare. We have the knowledge you need so that you can be informed of your options before you make any decisions. We specialize in beach law, with decades of experience in the Myrtle Beach area.
South Carolina DUI Fines and Penalties
Seeking an Experienced Law Firm May Be Less Costly than Pleading Guilty
Before you consider entering a guilty plea you should know all the consequences of your decision. Consulting with the Law Offices of N. David DuRant & Associates, a knowledgeable, local practice, can ensure you are aware of the consequences you will face with a DUI or DUAC conviction on your record. A DUI is expensive. You will incur court costs and fines, bail, impound fees, possible loss of your license, and an increase in your insurance premiums. Education about your situation, while not free, may be a less expensive alternative.
We will take the time to research and evaluate your case. Every driving under the influence case is different, and needs the personal service you get at the Law Offices of N. David DuRant and Associates. We assess your needs and prepare your defense to fit your specific case. We do not settle every case, or recommend a plea deal to all of our clients. We want to win, and are prepared to defend your interests with our strongest efforts.
If you are arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs and/or alcohol, you will face criminal penalties in court. There are also administrative penalties that can be imposed by the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Driving under the influence is a serious and expensive offense in South Carolina. If convicted, you can face severe penalties including jail time, driver’s license suspensions, heavy fines, ignition interlock device requirements, attending alcohol and drug safety programs, and reinstatement fees.