Being arrested for a DUI first offense is frightening, but knowing what your rights are can be mind-boggling. John Bateman is a DUI defense lawyer in Spartanburg who has the experience and knowledge of the judicial system to battle for you in a transparent and reasonable manner. John came to Spartanburg specifically to represent clients that need an ally.
If you have gotten a 1st offense DUI then you need to act fast, because time is of the essence. The costs for a 1st offense DUI are very serious. By contacting our firm you are making a smart first step toward resolving your struggle. If you are convicted of a 1st offense DUI in Spartanburg, SC you could be looking at the following:
- Up to 90 days in jail
- Fines up to $1,000 plus court costs
- Suspension of your driver’s license for six months (over the original suspension)
- Mandatory Alcohol/Drug counseling (which you will pay for out-of-pocket)
- Expensive SR-22 insurance which will be mandatory in order to recover your driver’s license
If you are convicted again, within 10 years of your first conviction, you will face mandatory jail time and heavily increased fines. Additionally, many employers will terminate an employee upon conviction of a DUI.
No two DUI cases are the same but they are always highly technical. As your Spartanburg attorney, John will work for you to keep your license and fight your charge.
Learn more about DUI tests like the Standardized Field Sobriety Test and the Breathalyzer test.
As an experienced DUI attorney, John Bateman can help by explaining your rights and giving you options on how to proceed in the most suitable manner for your specific case. If you or someone you know has been arrested for a DUAC (Driving with an Unlawful Alcohol Content) or DUI (Driving Under the Influence), do not hesitate to call John Bateman, at 864-402-2556 for a FREE confidential consultation or contact us here using the form on our website.
Disclaimer: Flat fees are inclusive of office and court costs. Clients are responsible for the costs of any additional witnesses.