It happened. You were driving down the road, minding your own business, when you were pulled over by Louisiana police for suspected drunk driving. After going through all the field sobriety tests, you were arrested and taken to jail. This is not the first time this has happened to you and now you are concerned about what this will mean for your future.
If you are considered a repeat DUI offender, the court is not likely to treat your case lightly. This is just an offense that the state in general feels should be punished to the fullest extent. This does not mean that there is no hope for you. There are various defense options for drunk driving cases that may help your situation.
An experienced criminal defense attorney will be able to review and investigate your case, and assist you in choosing the best legal course for your situation. That may be fighting for a case dismissal or sentence reduction. To learn more about the consequences tied to repeat DUI offenses -- such as minimum jail times -- and how and attorney may be able to help you fight your case, please take a moment and visit our firm's website.
Having repeat drunk driving offenses on your record can hurt you personally and professionally. If charged with DUI again, you do not have to take it lying down. With help you can defend yourself in a Louisiana criminal court. In doing so you may achieve the best outcome possible for your circumstances.