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Chattanooga DUI/DWI Lawyers

Charged With DUI in Tennessee?

Being arrested for DUI is a frightening, embarrassing experience. Many people plead guilty because they believe it is the quickest way to end the ordeal. Pleading guilty may not be in your best interests, however. It is the same as being convicted of DUI and will affect your life for years.

You have the right to contest DUI/DWI charges. Leonard M. Caputo, P.C., Attorneys at Law, provides aggressive representation against DUI charges. Our lawyers will investigate the prosecution's case against you, exposing weaknesses and seeking reduced or dismissed charges. For a free consultation with a Chattanooga DUI/DWI attorney, please call 423-771-9956 or 800-783-4240 or contact us online.

You Could Lose Your Driver's License

Conviction for a first DUI offense may result in the following penalties:

  • An ignition interlock device installed on your vehicle
  • Fines
  • Driver's license revocation for a minimum of one year
  • Jail time
  • Perform community service

The penalties increase as the number of DUI offenses increases. A multiple offender who is charged with a fourth offense will be charged with felony DUI. The penalties for conviction include the loss of your driver's license for up to 10 years as well as a prison sentence.

If you refuse a Breathalyzer test when you are pulled over, you will face implied consent penalties. These may include the loss of your license for one year. We can represent you at administrative license hearings with the department of safety.

In addition, in 2012 DUI laws in Tennessee will have significant changes, and you will need an attorney who keeps up to date and will advise you of the changes.

Cleveland Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys

To schedule your free consultation, please call 423-771-9956 or 800-783-4240. We can meet clients in jail when necessary.

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Leonard M. Caputo, P.C.
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801 Broad Street, Suite 520
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Toll Free: 800-783-4240
Fax: 423-266-1547

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