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AN EXPERIENCED FREDERICK DUI LAWYER CAN HELP TO EITHER DISMISS OR LOWER THE DUI OR DWI CHARGES
Frederick’s Market Street is a very popular area for pubs and bars. Hence, law enforcement is diligent looking for impaired drivers. Mr. Ameche has successfully handled many alcohol related cases in Frederick District Court. Mr. Ameche is proud to offer his clients over 25 years of “in the trenches” experience. Accordingly, Mr. Ameche will try to get the best outcome for your DUI matter. Hence, our goal is simply to get the best possible results for each of our clients in every case we handle. Our office also handles suspended licenses and bench warrants.
Having a Frederick DUI attorney who is ∼familiar with Frederick County District Court∼ can only be a benefit for the client.
A Frederick DUI lawyer can help you with 2 different types of alcohol related charges. Driving under the influence of alcohol, known as DUI, and driving while impaired by alcohol, known as DWI.
♦ Driving Under the Influence, or DUI
A DUI charge requires two parts. Either a breath test of .08 or more ( known as DUI Per Se) or a police officer believes that the amount of alcohol in your body has substantially impaired the driver’s coordination.
• 1st Offense DUI: 1 year and/or up to $1000.00 fine.
• 2nd Offense DUI: 2 years and/or up to $2000.00 fine.
• 3rd Offense or subsequent offenses: 3 years and/or up to $3000.00 fine.
Also, the MVA may add 12 points to your driving record and your driver’s license may be revoked.
♦ Driving While Impaired, or DWI
A DWI charge requires a breath test between .07 and .08 or a finding that alcohol has impaired the driver’s normal coordination to some extent.
• 1st Offense DWI: 60 days and/or up to a $500.00 fine.
• 2nd Offense DWI: 1 year and/or up to a $500.00 fine.
• 3rd or subsequent offense: 3 years and/or up to a $3000.00 fine.
Also, the MVA may add 8 points to the driver’s record and your license may be suspended.