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Is fighting DUI charges worth it?

On Behalf of | Mar 29, 2021 | Criminal Defense

Getting charged with a DUI can present challenges. You’re upset and the only thing you want is to get your license restored to normal. Perhaps you’re not sure what happens next or if it is even worth fighting the charges.  

Knowing how to manage your DUI in Pennsylvania can help you choose the best option for your needs. 

Understand your charges

Perhaps you’re wondering if it is best to fight your DUI charges. That depends on the circumstances involved. Knowing Pennsylvanian law can give you a better understanding of your case. For example, were you driving a vehicle for work purposes or is this your first offense? It can depend if there were minors involved or if anyone else got hurt because you were under the influence. Understanding the particulars around your case helps you know what potential charges can happen.  

Defending yourself in court

You have every right to refute charges against you. DUI charges on your record can cause your insurance to go up, result in certain restrictions, including losing your license, and make it even more difficult to get around if you have to rely on someone else. In many cases, the prosecution can easily find details to use against you, so it is important to defend yourself in the courtroom.  

Talking with an attorney can help you get a better idea of what to expect when going to court. This can give you the confidence you need to handle your DUI charges and fight for your rights.