DUI / DWI A Fierce Advocate On Your Side

Queen Anne's County DUI / DWI Attorney

Aggressively Protecting the Rights of Those in Anne Arundel & Prince George's Counties

Whether you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI), you face the possibility of severe penalties and the loss of your driving privileges. If you are facing a DUI or DWI charge, you need an experienced attorney by your side to aggressively fight for your rights and your future.

Call (410) 618-0863 to discuss your case.

Driving Under the Influence

This is the most common type of DUI charge. It is defined as driving while:

  • impaired by alcohol
  • impaired by drugs
  • under the influence of alcohol
  • under the influence of drugs

Driving While Impaired

This type of DUI charge is defined as driving while having a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08% or higher. This charge is typically preferred when the accused's BAC is very close to the legal limit or when there is evidence of impairment.

Penalties for a DUI

In Maryland, the penalties for a DUI conviction can be severe and may include:

  • Jail time
  • Fines
  • Loss of driving privileges
  • Mandatory alcohol or drug treatment
  • Installation of an ignition interlock device
  • Judicial orders to perform community service
  • Criminal record

If you are convicted of a DUI, you can also expect the following consequences:

  • Job loss
  • Loss of your driver's license
  • Loss of insurance

Contact Our DUI Defense Lawyer Today

A DUI conviction can lead to serious consequences that can impact every aspect of your life.

For a free consultation with an experienced DUI / DWI attorney in Queen Anne's County contact us today.


  • Easy & Quick Communication & Free Initial Consultations
  • Competent Legal Representation in the Community
  • Outstanding Legal & Negotiating Skills
  • Personalized, Client-Centered Approach

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