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By: Chris Kramer
Fill out our drunk driving case evaluation form or call us toll-free at 1 (877) 349-1311 to schedule a convenient consultation with a Gulfport DUI lawyer. A Gulfport DUI lawyer can look at your case and advise you on whether you were properly stopped, tested and arrested for DUI. The state of Mississippi has tough laws but you also have the right to receive fair treatment from the law. You can take a look around our website and review the Mississippi DUI law summary or even take a look at the complete text. However, you don't have to get bogged down by the DUI statutes. A Gulfport DUI lawyer can decipher the laws for you and give you some choices to make regarding your defense. Take charge and contact us now!
Did the police officers have probable cause to pull you over before they charged you with a DUI?
Discuss whether the police officers had a reasonable basis to stop you during your free consultation with a Gulfport DUI lawyer. The lawyer will examine the traffic stop documentation and determine whether you really did something to warrant the stop. If the Gulfport DUI lawyer concludes that the traffic stop was indeed made without probable cause, he may recommend a request for dismissal, since all the subsequent facts obtained after the traffic stop may be inadmissible in the court proceedings. The Gulfport DUI lawyer will also review the breath and blood testing procedures performed to decide whether an expert witness would prove valuable in your case. The tests may be invalidated if the tester's license expired before he administered them, if the machine wasn't properly maintained, or if the test was administered incorrectly. Let a Gulfport DUI lawyer to sort through the facts and recommend the best defenses available in your case.
This DUI charge will not go away if you ignore it.
In fact, if this is your second or third DUI charge, you may receive a felony conviction. Many employers ask whether you have had a felony conviction before they will hire you. A felony conviction can also affect your voting rights. You have the option of hiring a Gulfport DUI lawyer to represent your case. Why automatically accept a license suspension or extended jail time if there is any chance your case could be dismissed? If you just wait for your court date, you could miss an opportunity to plea-bargain a lesser charge. If your plea bargain is accepted, your penalties could be drastically reduced. Let a Gulfport DUI lawyer explain your rights and options. Don't ignore this opportunity for a free case evaluation from a local attorney.