Getting pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving is a stressful experience, particularly if you have never been stopped by the police. This leads many motorists to surrender their fundamental rights and decide against fighting the charges leveled against them, and that can be a harmful mistake. Even if you have tested over the legal intoxication level, the experienced attorneys of Haspel, McLeod & Drawbaugh, P.C. will seek to identify effective defenses. We conduct detailed investigations of the circumstances surrounding DUI stops, arrests and testing for the clients we represent throughout Frederick and Washington counties in pursuit of the best possible outcome in each case.
Drunk driving is a serious offense nationwide, with varying penalties for DUI convictions. In Maryland, with the 2016 passage of Noah’s Law, you face the mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device in your car if you’re convicted of DUI. This means that you must pass a breathalyzer test before your vehicle can even start. If you are charged with DUI, our criminal defense attorneys will ensure you fully understand what is involved in your case, including the current rules relating to:
Our knowledgeable criminal defense attorneys work tirelessly to find legal flaws that affect drunk driving prosecutions, such as tainted test results and police stops that lack reasonable suspicion. We gather the relevant facts and use that information to help persuade prosecutors and jurors to make the right decision in your case.
Haspel, McLeod & Drawbaugh, P.C. defends Maryland clients against drunk driving charges and other criminal allegations. Please call 301-631-0592 or contact us online to schedule an appointment at one of our offices, located in Frederick, Hagerstown and Rockville.