Waynesville DUI LAWYERS

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We give good people the defense plan they need to fight the legal consequences of their charge, and keep their life moving forward.

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Reduce the Legal Consequences

Criminal charges can result in the loss your job, license, reputation, and even jail.  Know the legal consequences and then work hard to reduce, or erase, them.

Don’t Face the Law Alone

Being charged with a DWI, criminal, or traffic offense and facing the law is intimidating and isolating. Work with a defense team that fights and cares for you.

Get Clarity with the Unknown

Getting charged with a criminal offense and trying to navigate the legal process is often disorienting and overwhelming. Get the answers you want and the plan you need to get your life back on track.

DUI Defense

Get aggressive DUI defense.

Being charged with criminal offenses can cause anxiety, stress, and embarrassment. We understand that, and we want to help you in this time of need. Our Waynesville DUI Lawyers will provide you both the expertise and the legal support needed for your defense.

Our DUI Defense Team will explain the legal process in clear terms, and guide you through your case, every step of the way. We know the uncertainty can be overwhelming at times. Our Waynesville DUI lawyers will help you clearly understand the legal process you are going through.

DUI Lawyers

DUI Lawyers Waynesville, NC

Getting a DWI (driving while impaired) or a DUI (driving under the influence) can end in court fines, driving suspensions, and even time in prison.

At Minick Law, P.C. of Waynesville, we care about our clients both inside and outside of the courtroom. We will assemble the facts to create an orderly action plan that consists of steps to get your the best results for your DWI case.

Our Waynesville DUI lawyers handle Habitual DWI cases, Felony Driving While Impaired, Federal Driving Under Influence(DUI charged on Federal lands or parkway), Cherokee Tribal Court DWI, and Drug Related Impaired Driving cases (including marijuana DWI charges).

Our Approach

Local DUI lawyers that fight for you.

Our Waynesville DUI lawyers deliver aggressive and experienced DUI defense. Minick Law, P.C. of Waynesville is conveniently located in downtown Waynesville, directly across from the Haywood County Courthouse, next to Well’s Funeral Home.

Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains, Waynesville, NC offers a host of fine restaurants and shops, museums and art galleries, and plenty of outdoor attractions that draw tourists from around the region. Minick Law, P.C. of Waynesville serves all of Haywood County and the 30th district.

Contact our Waynesville Office

Minick Law, P.C. of Waynesville

Address: 160 N Main St Ste 11, Waynesville, NC 28786
Phone: (828) 333-5035Fax: (828) 212-4300

Cities We Serve: Bryson City, Franklin, Sylva, and Waynesville.
Counties We Serve: Haywood, Jackson, Macon, and Swain.

FAQs for Waynesville DUI Lawyers

How Are You Different From Other Waynesville DUI Lawyers?

Unlike other DUI and criminal defense lawyers in Waynesville, Minick Law only handles DWI cases. Since we focus solely on DWI criminal defense, our team is extremely knowledgeable and understands the complexities of DWI cases.

Not only do our lawyers concentrate in DWI cases, but our staff as well. Our staff members know more about driving privileges and the court process than some attorneys. Our entire team goes above and beyond to ensure that you have all the information you need and the best possible defense.

Will I Go to Jail if I am Convicted of a DWI in North Carolina?

While jail time is a possibility for any person convicted of a DWI, the realistic likelihood of jail time depends on a whole number of different factors. The vast majority of people charged with their first DWI are not sentenced to do any active jail time. Jail time is more likely for a person with prior DWI’s, a child in the car, an accident which causes injury to another person or driving on a license which is suspended for a DWI.

Will I be Allowed to Drive after Getting a DWI?

There are many driving consequences that can arise from a DWI. The length of suspensions related to DWI and the requirements for license reinstatement vary greatly depending on a number of factors, including: prior DWI charges, the blood/breath alcohol concentration (BAC) at the time of the DWI charge, and whether the driver’s license was suspended at the time of the charge. For a first offense DWI case in North Carolina, a person’s license will be suspended for one year. Most people convicted of their first offense will be able to get a limited driving privilege that will allow them to drive for work, educational, treatment, and religious purposes.

How Much Money Will Getting a DWI Cost Me?

The financial consequences of a DWI are significant and can include: attorney’s fees, court costs and fines, increases in auto insurance premiums, the cost of obtaining an alcohol assessment and completing any recommended treatment, continuous alcohol monitoring, inpatient treatment, and impact on employment.

Should I have been read my Miranda Rights during my DWI Arrest?

In North Carolina, officers frequently do not read Miranda rights at the time of a DWI arrest and often a suspect is never advised of Miranda rights during the entire encounter with police. In the context of a DWI arrest, the lack of Miranda warnings is not likely to result in a dismissal of charges. Most of the time statements made by a DWI suspect after arrest are not particularly important in the State’s prosecution. The suspect’s statements and field sobriety tests prior to arrest combined with a blood or breath alcohol result may be enough for the State to proceed to trial on a DWI charge.

Get the defense you need from a law firm that cares.

Blake Marcus

Attorney

Blake Marcus graduated with honors from Michigan State University College of Law.

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The National Trial Lawyers association has named James one of its Top 100 Trial Lawyers for 2014-2015. He is a General Member of the National College for DUI Defense, and has successfully completed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s course on DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, a 24 hour course taught to officers trained in DWI investigations. James and his beautiful wife, Laura, have 5 children and are proud foster parents. He concentrates his practice in: DWI / DUI Defense

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