Defending Against DUI Charges In Kentucky
While law enforcement officers are respected members of the Lexington community, it is scary to see police lights flashing in your rearview mirror, whether or not you have been drinking. When asked to take a strenuous field sobriety test and blood-alcohol measurement, you may not know what to do.
The first thing you should do after a DUI stop is contact an experienced defense attorney. Our law firm has one — Matt Boyd, founder of the Boyd Law Office, PSC.
Matt Boyd provides effective, skillful defenses against serious drunk driving charges. He accepts the cases of repeat offenders as well, offering the benefits of 20 years of experience with a range of felony criminal defense charges. This extensive background can work to your advantage, especially if you are looking at a possible fourth DUI conviction in Kentucky.
Penalties For DUI Charges And Repeat Offenses
You need an aggressive attorney like Matt Boyd to defend your interests if you have been arrested for drunk driving. He is well aware of the consequences you face upon conviction, such as:
- Heavy fines
- Increased insurance premiums
- Driver’s license suspension and revocation
- Alcohol-driver program attendance
- Jail time
- A criminal record that follows you everywhere
These punishments may increase depending on the circumstances of your arrest, including how high your blood alcohol content was, how fast you were driving, and whether you had a child in your motor vehicle. If your DUI resulted in an accident that caused serious injuries or death to others, Matt Boyd is equipped to represent you against criminal charges such as vehicular homicide or manslaughter.
Contact The Firm — Free Initial Consultations
With the University of Kentucky practically in the backyard of Matt Boyd’s Lexington firm, he provides defense against juvenile offenses such as underage drinking and alcohol-related college crimes. He will work with you, to get you the help you need. He is a lawyer who is here for you at the worst time of your life.