Christmas and New Year's are just around the corner, which means plentiful parties and ample opportunities to enjoy spirits. Now is the time to take action to avoid having to answer up to a drunk driving charge. If you know that you are going to go to a party or gathering and drink, be sure that you make plans to avoid having to drive home. We are here to help you if something happens and you end up being arrested for drunk driving despite your careful planning.
If the event is at a friend's house or a family member's home, you might consider finding out if you can just stay the night. If the party is somewhere else, you need to either make plans to have a designated driver, use ridesharing services or take public transit to make it home. By making these plans now, you are setting yourself up for success.
As you probably know, police officers are going to be out in full force trying to keep drunk drivers off the road. This means that if you are showing signs of being drunk, even if you are only tired, you might be pulled over. This one event can start a chain reaction that takes up your time and wastes your money.
We realize that you can't control everything or plan for every single thing that might happen. If you do end up starting 2018 off having to fight a drunk driving charge, we can help you learn about the defense strategy options that you might have. We'll evaluate your case and help you work through developing and executing a plan to fight the charges.