Oakland County DUI Attorney
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Have you been arrested for driving while under the influence (DUI) in Oakland
County? If so, it is important to speak with an Oakland County criminal
defense lawyer as soon as possible. At
The Marcel Benavides Law Office, our team is devoted to vigorously protecting the rights, licenses, and
insurance rates of individuals facing charges of DUI.
effective defense from your lawyer. You also deserve
proactive responsiveness from your legal representative. Most importantly, you deserve a
hard-hitting strategy that can comprehensively protect your rights. At our firm, we pride ourselves
on offering all of these qualities to each and every client we represent
we have the impressive track record of success to prove it.
About DUI Charges and Penalties in Michigan
After a DUI conviction, not only is your driver's license in jeopardy
you could be risking your rights and freedoms by failing to retain the aggressive defense representation you deserve.
In Michigan, it is illegal for drivers to operate a vehicle while under
the influence of drugs or alcohol. In order to determine if a driver is
under the influence, police officers will often subject drivers to breath,
blood, or urine tests. These tests assess the Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)
level, or, the amount of alcohol present within the bloodstream at any
Even first-time offenders may face serious repercussions such as:
- Up to 90 days in jail
- Fines not exceeding $500
- License suspension for up to 6 months
- Possible installation of Ignition Interlock Device (IID) at driver's
Many people fail to realize just how easy it can be to commit a DUI offense.
Even if you do not feel intoxicated, just a couple of alcoholic drinks
could lead to DUI conviction. Though you may have been arrested,
do not assume that you will be found guilty. With the right legal counsel, you can fight the charges against you!
Providing Hard-Hitting Defense for 15+ Years
Though most police officers are true defenders and supporters of the law,
it must be said that some overarching practices can jeopardize the freedom
of the public. Police officers are required to adhere to strict regulations,
and failure to abide by these rules has led to countless erroneous arrests.
Depending on the circumstances, the following defense strategies may be
- Police misconduct
- Violation of search and seizure laws
- Unreasonable seizure at a DUI-checkpoint
- Inconclusive evidence or sobriety test results
- Improperly administered breath test or sobriety test
- Personal health issues that may have skewed a chemical test result
With experience working with the Chicago Police Department, our attorney has an
in-depth understanding of how law enforcement procedures work. We are not afraid to challenge a DUI, or to contest the methods used
by the arresting officer.
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Failing to act quickly after a DUI arrest could put your driver's license
in jeopardy. We strive to put a stop to the suspension or revocation of
your license, and most importantly, to safeguard your freedoms. The sooner
we hear your side of the story, the sooner we can begin to create a
compelling defense that can help reduce, acquit, or dismiss your charges. In addition, we proudly offer legal defense to all of Detroit, including
Southfield and Oakland County.