For a first offense DUI with no aggravating factors such as an accident or property damage, the true monetary cost to someone who is charged with a DUI has been estimated to be between $10,000 and $20,000. Typical costs include court fines, license reinstatement fees, attorney’s fees, ignition interlock fees and increased insurance premiums.
For many people, the revocation or cancellation of your driver’s license can be one of the most difficult consequences of a DUI/DWI arrest. The State can also impound your license plates and, in some cases, seize your vehicle. An experienced DUI/DWI attorney can protect your rights and challenge your driver’s license revocation and/or vehicle forfeiture.
When it comes to fighting a DUI/DWI or other criminal offense, your best option is to meet with an experienced attorney to discuss your circumstances and the best way to handle your charges. We are always available to answer your questions and have provided some links below related to your DUI/DWI, drug or other criminal offense.