Support from Hunter Law Firm is critical when you face drunk driving charges after an alcohol- or drug-related accident and need a skilled attorney in Hampton. Virginia law takes drunk driving seriously for good reason. In 2008 alone, 365 deaths occurred on Virginia roads as the result of drunk driving crashes. That number represents 44 percent of all traffic fatalities in 2008, and 36 percent involved a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or higher. Even if you were involved in an accident that did not result in fatalities, you need immediate legal defense when you face charges.
Whether you receive a speeding ticket, are charged with a DWI or need assistance after a DUI accident, our knowledgeable attorneys are ready to defend you. Following is important information about drunk driving cases —
After a drunk driving arrest, inform law enforcement that you want to remain silent, stop all questioning, and call a lawyer in Hampton. Your Miranda rights are not truly activated unless you invoke your right to remain silent. If the police can compel you to answer even an innocent question after reading your rights, it can be interpreted that you have waived your right to remain silent. If you are accused of drunk driving, our experienced lawyers in Hampton must be at your side for every question to ensure all questions are legal and to advise you before you respond.
A drunk driving charge can have dire consequences on your life. To speak with an experienced Hampton drunk driving defense lawyer at Hunter Law Firm about your criminal defense matter, contact us online, or call one of our five convenient offices.