Surry County DWI Defense
Most people understand that a conviction for driving while impaired in North Carolina can have long-term consequences. However, many people do not fully grasp that a DWI charge is not a conviction. You have the right to an attorney — and the right to present a defense. If you have been charged with drunk driving, it is important that you speak with an experienced DWI defense lawyer to protect your rights.
Experienced DWI Defense Lawyers In Mount Airy And Pilot Mountain
At Royster and Royster, we take our role as criminal defense lawyers seriously. Our law firm has the resources and deep knowledge of the law to provide you with a zealous defense. Attorney Ben Royster gained valuable early experience as a prosecutor handling DWI cases. He now draws on that experience to analyze DWI offenses from all angles.
Our knowledgeable lawyers will evaluate all aspects of your DWI case. We will review the details surrounding the traffic stop and whether police acted lawfully in pulling you over. We will analyze the alleged facts of impairment. Many DWI charges rely on evidence obtained in field sobriety tests and breath tests. An evaluation of the operation and maintenance of the machine may uncover irregularities that make the results unreliable.
A conviction for DWI in North Carolina can bring harsh consequences. The impact on your privilege to drive, potential jail time and heavy fines are the more obvious concerns. But a conviction can also result in long-term consequences, including:
- Increased car insurance premiums
- Increased penalties for any potential future DWI conviction
- The conviction will appear in background checks in the future, which can impact job and educational opportunities
- A significant impact on your privilege to drive
We offer for members of the community in Surry County and Stokes County who have been charged with drunk driving. We can evaluate your case and provide aggressive representation aimed at obtaining the most favorable outcome, including dismissal, acquittal or reduced charges to protect your rights. We can also help you obtain a limited driving privilege during the period of revocation.