In Louisiana, a total of 277 people were killed in alcohol-related traffic crashes in 2011. When charged with a DWI, it is essential to know how to navigate the criminal justice system. The most important thing that you can do is choose an experienced attorney who specializes in criminal justice cases. In Louisiana, a DWI conviction has serious repercussions. Whether a felony or a misdemeanor, the right choice of an attorney can determine if you will be spending time in prison or going home a free person. You want an attorney that will fight for you in addition to having knowledge and experience.
Seeking out the right attorney can be challenging. Getting recommendations from family and friends is a good start. Interviewing attorneys should not be ruled out to determine if your choice is the right one for your case. Consider these factors. Does this attorney have an excellent reputation in the community as well a successful track record? You want an attorney who wins cases.
A DWI conviction will follow you the rest of your life. Expect steep mandatory fines and higher insurance premiums for a very long time, not to mention the possibility of jail time, community service, and a suspended license. For the best possible outcome to a complicated situation, click here to schedule a free consultation.
Stephen D. Hebert, LLC – Attorney at Law
700 Camp St #216
New Orleans, LA 70130