Charged with Third Degree DWI in Minneapolis?
Minneapolis DWI Attorney
If you have a current charge of DUI or if you have one prior alcohol-related incident or DUI conviction in the past 10 years and test over .08% blood alcohol content (BAC), you will likely be charged with third degree DWI. Another reason that you would incur the charges for a third degree DWI is if you were charged with a first time DWI offense, but had one of the following aggravating factors present:
- A child in your automobile with you
- A refusal to submit to a test
- Testing .2% or more
- Going through railroad track stop arms
- Being involved in an automobile accident where injuries were inflicted or even resulted in death
Such an offense is considered to be a gross misdemeanor and is punished very severely. Having a Minneapolis criminal defense attorney to represent you gives you the best chances for a positive outcome of your case. A third degree DWI can be punished by a fine up to $3,000, a year in jail, and even the confiscation of license plates and the cancellation of one’s driver’s license. In addition those criminal penalties, an individual may be subject to probation and/or alcohol counseling. One of the conditions to being found guilty of such an offense is alcohol evaluation, which takes into account the person’s size, weight, and how much alcohol they had consumed.
Third Degree DWI Charges
When you choose to request legal representation from Martin Law Offices, you are retaining an aggressive and dedicated lawyer. The attorney has the skills and knowledge that it takes to efficiently build a case on your behalf. He makes it one of his top priorities to protect your rights and make sure they have not been violated in the process of your arrest or during the case. He will make sure he collects all of the details and evidence and use it to the benefit of your case. Having a well-seasoned lawyer on your side is the best chance you have to win your DWI case.
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