First Offense DWI

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First Offense DWI in 
Raleigh, NC

Dedicated Defense from a Raleigh DWI Attorney

North Carolina takes a notoriously tough stance on DWI offenders. Even a first-time DWI offense carries severe penalties. If you are facing DUI charges in Raleigh, it is important to seek aggressive legal representation. DWI charges can have devastating effects on your future and your reputation.

DWI Defense Sentencing Levels

In Raleigh, there are six potential penalty levels for DWI that varies depending on the severity of the crime. The determining factors for which level that could be put against you include your BAC level, reckless driving, status of your license, and if any injuries occurred. DWI sentencing will be broken down into level 5, level 4, level 3, level 2, level 1, and aggravated level 1.

If you are facing DWI charges in Raleigh, contact us online or call (919) 805-3663 schedule a consultation with our defense attorneys today!


Penalties for 1st Offense DUI in Raleigh

The penalties for a first offense DWI will be assessed depending on the sentencing level of your particular case. In North Carolina, a first-offense DWI charge will result in a level 1 DWI sentencing. Level 1 DWI sentencing includes a maximum of 2 years in jail, up to $4,000 in fines, mandatory drug treatment, and probation.

Administrative Consequences

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) may impose certain penalties in addition to those you receive as part of a criminal conviction. In fact, these penalties may be effective before your case even goes to trial.

  • Your license will be civilly suspended for 30 days, although you may file for limited driving privileges after 10 days
  • If you refused the breath test, your license could be automatically suspended for one year

Protect Your Rights with Experienced Legal Representation

Facing a DWI charge can be a daunting and stressful experience, but you don't have to navigate the legal system alone. Our team of skilled Raleigh first offense DWI attorneys at Floyd Law Offices PLLC is dedicated to providing aggressive defense strategies to protect your rights and achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

Benefits of hiring our experienced legal team include:

  • Thorough investigation of your case
  • Strategic defense tactics tailored to your specific situation
  • Knowledge of DWI laws and legal procedures in Raleigh, NC
  • Effective negotiation with prosecutors
  • Representation in court hearings and proceedings

Don't risk your future by facing a DWI charge without proper legal representation. Contact Floyd Law Offices PLLC today to schedule a consultation and discuss your defense options.

Our aggressive Raleigh DWI attorney at Floyd Law Offices offers a free initial consultation to get started on your defense. To schedule yours, call (919) 805-3663 now.

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