Connecticut DUI Defense Attorneys
In the State of Connecticut, a person can be charged with DUI for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs which also includes valid prescription drugs or medical marijuana. The charge of DUI is a very serious matter which carries criminal penalties as well as administrative penalties involving your right to drive a motor vehicle.
What happens when you get a DUI in Connecticut?
The penalties for a DUI in Connecticut carry not only the possibility of jail time along with significant fines but also the possibilities of other hardships which include loss of a driver’s license and/or driving restrictions, the potential loss of job or security clearances as well as implications on your ability to maintain professional certifications along with increased insurance rates and potential travel restrictions.
A second conviction for DUI is a felony and carries the potential of mandatory jail. If another person is seriously injured or dies, the felony penalties are even more severe even if it is a first arrest. To properly protect your rights and learn more about the penalties and consequences of a DUI arrest in Connecticut, call Ruel Ruel Burns & Britt to schedule a consultation with Attorney Robert Britt. Attorney Britt is a founding member of the National College for DUI Defense.