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DWI/DUI

DUI Attorney in Charlotte

DWI/DUI attorney

A large part of our criminal defense law practice involves representing the drinking driver for charges of Driving While Impaired (DWI), commonly referred to as DUI or Drunk Driving, and those drivers accused of Driving While Impaired from drugs and Boating While Impaired.

Our extensive experience includes alcohol offenses involving minors, including those charges relevant to minors under 18 and those under 21 include possessing a fake ID, using a fake ID, and underage drinking.

If you, or a friend, family member or other loved one has been accused of Driving While Impaired (DUI) in Charlotte, contact us today. We have had a great deal of experience representing people in your situation. As a member of the National College for DUI Defense, Chuck Morgan has received client referrals from some of the best DWI/DUI attorneys in the nation. With 35 years of experience, we know it is imperative to stay abreast of laws regarding drunk driving. Charles Morgan regularly attends nationally produced seminars and subscribes to the major treatises on this subject.

Let a DUI attorney in Charlotte use his many years of DUI experience to help you create the best defense to protect your rights. Contact us Today!

 

North Carolina DWI Punishment Levels

Level Fine Sentence Assesment/Treaments Driving Privilages
Aggravated Level 1 Up to a $10,000 fine.
  • Between 12 months and 36 months in jail.
  • Shall be released 4 months early, but will be supervised and must abstain from using alcohol as monitored with a Continuous Alcohol Monitoring (CAM) device
  • The Court may impose an active sentence of 120 days if you abstain from alcohol for at least 120 days, which the Court will monitor with a Continuous Alcohol Monitoring (CAM) device.
  • Substance abuse assessment
  • Substance abuse treatment
Not eligible for driving privilege
Level 1 Up to a $4,000 fine.
  • Between 30 days and 24 months in jail.
  • The Court might impose an active sentence of 10 days if lyou abstain from alcohol for at least 120 days, which the Court will monitor with a Continuous Alcohol Monitoring (CAM) device.
  • Substance abuse assessment
  • Substance abuse treatment
Not eligible for driving privilege
Level 2 Up to a $2,000 fine.
  • Between 7 days and 12 months in jail.
  • The Court may suspend your sentence and not impose a jail sentence if you abstain from alcohol for at least 90 days, which the Court will monitor with a Continuous Alcohol Monitoring (CAM) device.
  • Substance abuse assessment
  • Substance abuse treatment
Not eligible for driving privilege
Level 3 Up to a $1,000 fine
  • 72 hours up to 6 months in jail or
  • 72 hours of community service
  • Substance abuse assessment
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • License revocation for 12 months
  • May be eligible for driving privilege
Level 4 Up to a $500 fine
  • 48 hours up to 120 days in jail or
  • 48 hours of community service
  • License revocation for 12 months
  • May be eligible for driving privilege
  • License revocation for 12 months
  • May be eligible for driving privilege
Level 5 Up to a $200 fine
  • 24 hours up to 60 days in jail or
  • 24 hours of community service
  • Substance abuse assessment
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • License revocation for 12 months
  • May be eligible for driving privilege

 

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