A DWI is a major offense, and one that has the potential to severely threaten your future and professional reputation. It is crucial that experienced, trustworthy legal representation is contacted in a timely fashion to effectively dispute any charges held against you, whether it is your first offense or not. At Rozas & Associates, our DWI lawyers have years of experience providing the help you need to protect your rights during both criminal and civil proceedings.
DUI/DWI Laws in Louisiana
In Louisiana, it is a crime to operate any motor vehicle while intoxicated to the point where the operator’s Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is .08% or greater,* or the operator is under the influence of any controlled dangerous substance to the point where they are noticeably impaired.
When it comes to DUI/DWI cases, it is critical that you take action quickly, for some deadlines cannot be extended. Not only that, but negotiating the various levels of punishments for a DUI/DWI, whether that be fines, jail time, suspensions, classes, etc, requires an attorney with a certain level of skill and experience working with these types of cases. If you have prior DWI convictions, our team will investigate these to try and mitigate the current charge’s consequences.
Comprehending the DUI / DWI laws and courtroom proceedings in Louisiana can be complicated and challenging. Choosing a qualified and experienced Louisiana DWI lawyer can make all the difference in the world when it comes to the outcome of your DUI or DWI case. If you or a loved one has been arrested for DUI or DWI, it is paramount that you contact an attorney as quickly as possible to ensure the best possible outcome for your case. Get in touch with our Louisiana DUI lawyers today at Rozas & Associates, with offices in Baton Rouge and Lafayette.
* by weight based on grams of alcohol per one hundred cubic centimeters of blood;