DUI and Child Endangerment Charges
If you are arrested and charged with a DUI and are found to have a child under the age of 14 in your vehicle, you will most likely be charged additionally with child endangerment. Depending upon your situation, this could be very serious. For example, if you are in any kind of custody battle, this could affect your ability to gain custody of your children or child protective services may get involved. In such a situation you must contact a Cherokee County DUI lawyer to assist you.
Child Endangerment Defense in Canton, Woodstock and Holly Springs
This is a frightening situation and you have every reason to be concerned. If you are convicted of DUI, and subsequently are convicted of child endangerment, you be looking at jail time. Every effort must be taken to fight on your behalf. At the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson, the legal team has over 20 years of experience in dealing with DUI cases. Over the years in practice, the firm has developed powerful resources to support the defense of all types of DUI charges. This includes expert witnesses, scientific evidence, former law enforcement officers, as well as other resources that can assist in the fight to defend you.
It is in your best interests to contact the firm immediately after your arrest; many individuals answer questions without an attorney present and create more problems for themselves. The situation is stressful and fear and dismay could cause you to say things that could jeopardize your case. Contact the firm immediately after the arrest so that you can have legal counsel to protect your rights and advise you how to proceed. Time is of the essence in such a case and it is strongly advised that you contact the firm right away.
Contact a Cherokee Count DUI Lawyer from the firm if you have been charged with DUI and a separate charge of child endangerment.