If you have been arrested for impaired driving (DWI or DUI), you are facing serious consequences. If you plead guilty or you are convicted of impaired driving, you will likely be required to pay fines and court fees. As part of your sentence for receiving a DWI in Denton, you will be placed on probation and may be ordered by the court to perform a certain amount of community service.
You Have 15 Days to Protect Your Driver’s License After A DWI in Denton County
Additionally, you will likely lose your driver’s license. To get your driver’s license back, you will probably need to attend a type of defensive driving course. In many jurisdictions, you will likely be required to undergo an evaluation regarding your alcohol and drug use to determine if there is a substance abuse pattern. This may lead to your need to take part in an alcohol or drug treatment program.
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The problems do not end, however, after you have completed the terms of your sentence. In many cases, your auto insurance can sometimes double or triple after an a Denton DWI arrest and conviction. You may also be required to install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle that will require you to blow into the device to determine your blood alcohol level before you can start the engine of the vehicle.
If you have been charged with an impaired driving offense, you need quality and effective legal representation and the Peugh Law firm can help you. Contact us today to learn how we can help you.