DUI LAWYER SERVICES
IN BECKLEY, WV, & SURROUNDING AREAS
ARRESTED FOR DUI? CALL AN EXPERIENCED DUI LAWYER IN BECKLEY, WV
Have you been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or other mind-altering substances in West Virginia? Your first call should be (304) 294-8055, the number for attorney Todd Houck in Beckley, WV, and Mullens, WV. With nearly 30 years of experience, and as a former prosecutor, Mr. Houck can provide you with effective legal counsel and reliable representation throughout your case.
PENALTIES FOR DRINKING & DRIVING IN WEST VIRGINIA
It is illegal to drive a vehicle with a blood alcohol level, or BAC, of .08 or higher in the state of West Virginia. The BAC limit for commercial drivers is .04, and .02 for any driver under the age of 21. This law also prohibits the use of narcotics, inhalants, and other intoxicants that alter the mind. Penalties for drunk driving can include anywhere from 24 hours to six months of jail time, along with fines anywhere from $100 to $500, and even more with each subsequent conviction. In addition, you face having your driver’s license suspended if you are arrested for DUI.
FIRST CONVICTION OF DUI: 24 hours to six months of jail time, a fine of $100 to $500, driver’s license suspension for six months, and the completion of a safety and treatment program before your license is reinstated.
SECOND CONVICTION OF DUI: Six to 12 months in jail, a fine of $1,000 to $3,000, driver’s license suspension for one to ten years, mandatory interlock system, and the completion of a safety and treatment program before your license is reinstated.
THIRD CONVICTION OF DUI: One to three years in prison, a fine of $3,000 to $5,000, either a lifetime revocation of your driver’s license or a one-year suspension followed by an interlock device system and the completion of a safety and treatment program.
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LET ATTORNEY TODD HOUCK PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS
West Virginia has very strict laws regarding DUI, which can result in the loss of your license, funds, and even freedom. To ensure that your rights are protected, do not speak to anyone without first calling your attorney if you have been arrested for drinking and driving.
When you have an experienced attorney on your side, you can rest assured that you have someone fighting for your rights and interests, so contact attorney Todd Houck in Beckley, WV, and Mullens, WV, today!