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Anderson DUI Lawyer

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DUI Lawyer Serving Anderson, SC

If you’ve been charged with a DUI in the Anderson, SC area, you’re probably not proud of yourself. However, it’s important to reach out to find a qualified, experienced DUI Lawyer who can represent you against the charges. Someone who does everything possible to help preserve your rights and protect your best interests.


Getting Started On Your DUI Case


Calling Anderson-area DUI Lawyer C. Austin McDaniel is one of the smartest decisions you can make if you or someone close to you was charged with a DUI. Recognized in the legal community for his knowledge and experience, he has given presentations and training to other attorneys and has authored articles on DUI charges and their consequences. When you work with C. Austin McDaniel, Attorney at Law, you can have the confidence that comes from knowing that your attorney knows what he’s doing.

Different DUI Offenses

The penalties a convicted driver can face are severe, even for a first offense. A driver who doesn’t have a competent attorney in their corner may face the most severe penalties allowed under current SC law.

First DUI Offense

A driver who has never been convicted of a DUI offense before will still face a fine of almost $1,000 after surcharges and assessments and/or up to 30 days of jail time, as well as losing driving privileges for six months.

Second DUI Offense

When you are convicted of a second offense, those penalties rise. The amount of the fine can go as high as almost $11,000 after added surcharges and assessments. Plus jail time of up to one year, and a interlock device for 3 years(IID).

Third DUI Offense

A third DUI conviction can bring fines of more than $13,000 when all fees and surcharges are added. Plus up to three years of jail time, and a interlock device for 3 years(IID). Drivers for whom their third offense occurred within either five years or ten years from their first offense can expect even higher penalties.

Multiple DUI Offenses

Finally, serial DUI offenders with four or more convictions will permanently lose their driving privileges and may be in jail for up to five years.

What Anderson SC DUI Laws Say about Penalties

When an Anderson-area driver is pulled over or is involved in an accident and is found to have a blood alcohol content (BAC) of at least .08 percent, he or she will face charges of driving under the influence. Drivers with even lower BAC – between .06 percent and .08 percent – may also find themselves facing DUI charges in the SC court system.

Act Quickly to Retain an Experienced Anderson, SC DUI Attorney

If you have been charged with DUI, you don’t have to just sit back and face the consequences.

Anderson, SC DUI Lawyer C. Austin McDaniel understands the potential limitations and flaws in field sobriety tests. He can help identify areas in the state’s case against you that you can legally fight. Clients who work with C. Austin McDaniel can breathe a little bit easier knowing their attorney is doing everything in his power to help them fight the charges.

To learn more, and to schedule a free consultation, contact us online today or call 864.540.8135.

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