If you have been arrested for driving under the influence, finding a good DUI attorney will be important to getting you out of trouble. Making sure you ask the right questions will ensure that you find the right lawyer for your needs.
When choosing your DUI attorney, make sure you ask about the following items:
Background and Experience
You want to make sure your lawyer focuses on DUI and DWI cases in order to get the best chance for your case. Some states have programs where attorneys can get certified as a DUI specialist if they pass a certain test. You may also want to find out if they are certified for any DUI organizations or if they have any special training handling DUI cases.
How will they handle your case? Will it be passed on to another lawyer? Knowing the logistics of who will be handling your case and how it will be handled will give you a better understanding if the lawyer will work for your situation. Knowing this information will also give you a time frame of when they should respond to you if you have questions about your case.