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Don’t let drunk driving charges ruin the last part of summer

Now is the time of year when everyone can enjoy a variety of activities, including those that happen outside. Bonfires in the country and nights out in the city are common this time of year. If you are going to head out to enjoy time with your friends, make sure that you don’t do anything that might land you in jail.

Drunk driving is one thing that is taken seriously in Indiana. You need to be sure that you don’t get behind the wheel of a vehicle if you have had any adult beverage. Even if you think that you are fine to drive, you might not be. Erring on the side of caution can help you avoid legal issues that can be time consuming and costly.

We know that there are times when things just happen. If you are facing a drunk driving charge, you need to take action right away. You have specific penalties that you need to think about. Administrative penalties, which include a driver’s license suspension, often become the immediate focus due to strict time limits. These are conveyed on the written notices you get related to the situation so pay close attention to those.

You also need to work on your criminal defense strategy. As you are considering your options here, be sure that you think about how each of your options might impact various aspects of your life. Some of these include your ability to drive, your career and your social life. Your finances might also be a factor in some decisions. We can help you to evaluate your options so you can make informed choices along the way.