Dealing with traffic violations can be difficult. Most of us have to deal with them at some point or other in our lives. Sometimes it feels like the cop was simply out to get you, but proving your innocence may be more difficult than you think. That's why you need a traffic violation defense lawyer. An experienced traffic violations attorney knows the law and will fight to make sure you aren't taken advantage of. Your driving record does not have to be damaged!
When you were charged with a DUI you may not have been told that you have two major deadlines which are rapidly approaching after you are arrested for driving under the influence. If you ignore them, the consequences could be devastating.
If you don't request a driver's license hearing in the first 10 calendar days, you will lose your license, regardless of how good your case might be. And there's nothing an attorney can do about it after the fact.
The second deadline is to contact the court no less than 5, nor more than 14 days. If you miss this deadline, the court WILL issue a warrant for your arrest and officer may be sent to your home or place of employment to arrest you.
There are several different ways to fight a DUI.