DUI Lawyer in Miami, OK
Also Protecting Drivers’ Privileges in Joplin, MO
Being charged with drunk driving can cause major disruptions to your life. Right away, you have a case pending against you that could jeopardize your ability to drive. The consequences of a conviction could put you in jail for months and cost you thousands in fines, so it is important to have an experienced Miami DUI lawyer on your side to fight the charges. At J. Ken Gallon, Attorney at Law, we handle all kinds of DUI cases, and we can help you protect your future through relentless legal defense.
Oklahoma DUI Laws
Under Oklahoma state law, a person is considered to be driving under the influence (DUI) if their blood alcohol concentration is .08% or higher. The penalties for a first time DUI in Oklahoma include:
- Up to 1-year in jail
- Up to $1,000 in fines
- Suspended license for 6-months
Missouri DWI Laws
In Missouri, a driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge is used instead of DUI. Drivers can be charged with DWI if their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is .08% or higher. If convicted, the penalties for a first-offense DWI include:
- Up to 6-months in jail
- Up to $1,000 in fines
- Suspended license for 90-days
What is the Penalty for DUI in Oklahoma?
In Oklahoma, the penalties for driving under the influence depend on the specific circumstances of your case including prior DUI offenses.
Possible penalties for DUI include:
- 1st offense: 10 days to 1 year in jail, up to a $1,000 fine, 180 days license revocation, and 18 months ignition interlock device (IID) requirement if you refused testing or had a BAC level of .15% or higher
- 2nd offense: 1 to 5 years in jail, up to a $2,500 fine, 1-year license revocation, and a 4-year IID requirement
- 3rd offense: 1 to 10 years in jail, up to a $5,000 fine, 3 years license revocation, and a 5-year IID requirement
How We Can Help
Law enforcement and prosecutors can be aggressive when it comes to making arrests. Even making honest explanations to a police officer about what happened can arm them with information they can later use against you in court. With an experienced legal professional on your side, you can plan effectively for your defense in order to obtain the best possible outcome for your situation.
Some possible resolutions we may be able to obtain for your case could include:
- Reduced jail sentence and fines
- Suspended sentence/probation
- Deferred sentence through attendance of treatment programs and the payment of fines
Just because you were arrested for a crime does not mean you are a criminal. At J. Ken Gallon, Attorney at Law, we value your freedom, and we understand what it takes to help you plan a strong defense. Our firm has handled thousands of cases, and we understand the challenges our clients face. Your freedom is our priority, and we are confident in our ability to help you get through your case.
Call Now to Get Started
Once you are arrested, the next thing to do is make sure you have a plan in place to protect your future. During our free consultation, our criminal defense lawyer can help you better understand the charges and evidence in question so you can feel more confident and hopeful about the situation ahead. You don’t have to face your case alone.
Call (417) 765-0486 now.