It is important to understand that misdemeanor driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious criminal charge. Many times, a misdemeanor DUI charge is the first criminal charge someone has faced. Turn to an experienced criminal defense attorney who will work hard to minimize the charges and the resulting consequences.
The Law Office of Jeffrey G. Hester regularly handles DUI cases across Birmingham. We understand the law and law enforcement procedures regarding field sobriety tests and chemical tests. Our Birmingham DUI attorney has the experience, knowledge, and resources you need. If you would like to learn more about why you should hire us, give us a call and discuss your case with us in a free consultation.
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In Alabama, the first three DUI offenses are generally considered to be misdemeanors. For a fourth and subsequent offense, your charge will be elevated to a felony DUI.
DUI penalties are as follows:
In addition to the above penalties, you may also be required to install an ignition interlock device and be ordered to complete substance abuse programs, all at your own expenses. You will also face increased insurance rates, a criminal record, and even lose your driving privileges. Don’t let a DUI charge sidetrack your life.
As a former prosecutor now turned criminal defense lawyer, Attorney Jeffrey G. Hester has tackled DUI cases from both sides of the court, including cases involving underage DUI, misdemeanor DUI and felony DUI cases. He can fight aggressively to protect your rights and best interests. Jeffrey Hester is a Birmingham DUI lawyer who understands the complex criminal justice system and knows how prosecutors will investigate and litigate your case.
If you are convicted of misdemeanor DUI, don’t wait to talk to our team. We are available between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to take your call, and by appointments on weekends and evenings. We welcome clients from all across Jefferson County and Shelby County.
Contact our team today to get started!