Kansas City DUI Involving an Accident
DUI Involving an Accident: Penalties & Defense
If you cause an accident while driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, the consequences you face can be severe. They can include such penalties as:
- Jail or prison time
- Heavy fines
- Community service
- License suspension/revocation
- Compulsory alcohol or drug treatment
- Mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device
If the accident resulted in an injury or death, this will increase the severity of the DUI sentencing. Other factors which can affect your sentence include your
blood alcohol content and whether or not you have any prior
DUI convictions. A Kansas City DUI lawyer can help you fight against conviction or negotiate for a more lenient sentence.
Why Work with the Firm's Kansas City DUI Lawyer
With Attorney Steve Schanker representing you, your case will be thoroughly investigated to identify any facts or evidence which can be used in your defense. His work may include reviewing police records, interviewing police and witnesses, and visiting the scene of the accident and/or arrest. He may inspect the vehicles involved and review any breath and blood tests that were administered, as well as
field sobriety tests. Consulting with accident reconstruction specialists and medical personnel may also be necessary. His comprehensive preparation of his clients'
DUI defense cases has led to a high rate of success, which he earnestly works to maintain as he cares about his clients and their future.
Call Attorney Steve Schanker to Avoid the Maximum Sentence
A charge of DUI Involving an accident can result in a felony conviction on your record. This can permanently affects many aspects of your life, including your employment opportunities, your ability to gain housing, and a number of your civil rights. It is vital you work with an attorney who has a proven record of dismissed cases, acquittals and salvaged driving privileges.
Need an attorney for drunk driving in Kansas City? With more than 20 years of experience, you know you will be well served and that your case will be given the attention and focus it deserves. Contact a Kansas City DUI attorney for vital help with your defense if you have been charged for a DUI involving an accident.