If you think that you might need a DUI lawyer Rockville MD community members recommend, you should make sure that they are experienced, reputable, and passionate about upholding their client’s rights. At Cohen & Cohen, P.C. we believe in tirelessly fighting for out client’s rights so that they do not have to.
Getting pulled over and arrested for a DUI is scary and your the charge should not be taken lightly. There are many things a person needs to do directly following a DUI charge in order to prevent their rights from being violated or taken away. Many people are overwhelmed by the experience and fact that they have been charged with a DUI. While having a lawyer on your side will not take away this experience, it may help you to feel less hopeless and alone knowing that you have someone looking after your rights and taking care of the legal aspects of your case.
Driving while under the influence (DUI) and driving while impaired (DWI) are both criminal charges that are punishable by fines, jail, probation, suspension of a person’s driver’s license, points on their license and other penalties that restrict the accused’s freedom. As well, these charges can negatively impact a person’s financial well-being beyond the fines that the charge and conviction come with. DUI/DWI charges often raise a person’s insurance rates. They can also have a negative effect on a person’s ability to keep their job and/or to find employment because many employers do not want an employee with a criminal record. A DUI or DWI conviction may affect any security clearances you currently have and prevent you from getting new ones in the future.
To help delimit the negative financial effects of a DUI charge, contact an experienced DUI lawyer Rockville MD residents can rely on. An experienced lawyer who is licensed to defend DUI/DWI charges, will know of the many tedious details that need to be dealt with to limit the negative impact your charge has on your freedoms.
Along with the legal and financial problems DUI and DWI charges come with, they also bring a whole range of social and emotional issues that many people struggle to deal with. Many people are ashamed and embarrassed to let other people know about their arrest. A DUI or DWI charge can have a negative effect on the accused’s family and friends because the charge comes with social stigmas that can be hard for the people close to the accused to deal with. A DUI charge or conviction very often creates strained relationships with the accused’s family and friends as everyone grapple with the reality of the charge and the lifestyle changes it often brings to the accused’s family and friends.. An accused person very often has to deal with the embarrassment of their reputation being tarnished in their community at large.
All of the above plus many things not mentioned here, make a DUI or DWI charge incredibly taxing to deal with on many different levels. Knowing that you have a lawyer who has successfully protected people who have been charged with a DUI or DWI in the past may make your future feel less bleak. Contact Cohen & Cohen, P.C. today, to discuss your situation free of charge and to get a free case evaluation from DUI lawyer Rockville MD residents are fortunate to have access to.