Given that this your first time dealing with an OWI arrest, you likely have many questions. In fact this may be your first time dealing with the court system. It is certainly a difficult and stressful time. We understand that. We are willing to answer your questions. We will do all we can to lower your stress level. Here are some common OWI questions and answers.

A first offense OWI - DUI in Wisconsin is not a criminal charge, but rather a civil traffic citation. Don't get us wrong, that does not mean it is nothing to worry about. Any sort of drunk driving conviction can and will have serious consequences.

First Offense OWI Defense At An Affordable Rate

The final cost of a first offense OWI is more than you think. The fine, court costs, AODA assessment, insurance rates, and potentially an IID can easily add up to well over $3,000. We understand the costs associated with a first offense OWI conviction. That is why we keep our rates at a reasonable price. Our rates are reasonable, but the best way to avoid significant cost is through an aggressive defense. That is were you get your moneys worth!

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What To Do Immediately After Your First Offense OWI Arrest

Of course we are going to say contact an attorney! After all that is what we are here for. But seriously, an attorney who specializes in drunk driving defense can help guide you through the necessary steps of OWI Defense.

An important step in fighting your first offense OWI is knowing the deadlines for filing for certain hearings with the DMV and Court. For example, failing to request an administrative hearing within the ten day time limit will result in your license automatically being suspend for 6 months. This is not the end of the world or your case. But there are many benefits to holding this hearing. Other deadlines to be aware of include Refusal hearings and court dates.

Contact a Drunk Driving Attorney Today

Another benefit to contacting a drunk driving attorney immediately, or soon after, your OWI arrest is to relay any important facts about the arrest.It is best to share what you remember with your lawyer as soon as you can. While the memories are fresh is the best time. Furthermore, a good OWI/ DUI lawyer will like to get started on your defense right away. Often obtaining videos and records can take some time. Don't hinder your defense, contact an attorney who specializes in drunk driving defense.

Representing Individuals Charged With 1st Offense OWI in Southern Wisconsin

Whether you live in Dane County, Rock County, Sauk County or any other part of Wisconsin, we can help you fight your first offense OWI charge. Do not make the mistake of thinking it is only a citation and that you don't need a defense attorney. There are many ways a drunk driving attorney can help you. Contact us today to find out what we can do.