Michigan DUI/OWI FAQ
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If you’ve been charged with a DUI/OWI in Michigan, you may have many questions. For nearly two decades, Daniel D. Hajji, Attorney at Law has been helping clients throughout Michigan get their DUI charges dismissed and even reduced. I have gathered answers for some of the common questions my clients have asked. If you have additional questions regarding the specifics of your case, contact me today for a free consultation at (248) 599-0054!
Q: Will I spend time in jail if I face DUI/OWI charges?
A: Jail time is one of the penalties for all DUI offenders in the state of Michigan, even for first-time offenders. This embarrassing and humiliating experience was determined to be a deterrent for those who might choose to drive drunk. However, with the help of an experienced and skilled DUI defense attorney, you can reduce or even dismiss the risk of spending time in jail. I, Attorney Daniel Hajji, help those who face DUI charges across Oakland County, Michigan get their charges dismissed or their penalties reduced. I may be able to help you avoid jail time, heavy fines, and more.
Q: What is BAC?
A: BAC is blood alcohol concentration or blood alcohol content. It is against the law to drive with a BAC level of .08 percent or more in the state of Michigan. A driver under the age of 21 or a commercial vehicle driver cannot have a BAC higher than .02%.
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Q: What is an absorption rate?
A: Absorption rate is the rate at which a person’s body absorbs and metabolizes alcohol. This can affect the point in time that a person becomes impaired, and even how impaired a person gets. Depending on when the DUI test is taken, your BAC level could have been higher than the level it was at when you were driving.
For a complete answer to this question, visit the What Is an Absorption Rate? page.
Q: Will I lose my license?
A: It depends on the details of your case. Any DUI conviction will result in the loss of full driving. However, there could be viable opportunities to defend your case to prevent the suspension of your license. It is vital to have your case evaluated at once by an experienced Farmington Hills DUI defense attorney.
Q: What is an unlawful police stop?
A: An unlawful police stop is when an officer did not have probable or reasonable cause to make the stop. If an officer stopped you for no valid reason, it is a violation of your constitutional right.
For a complete answer to this question, visit the What Is an Unlawful Police Stop? page.
Q: What happens If I have an earlier conviction for DUI?
A: Those who are deemed to be "habitual offenders" face very serious penalties. It is dangerous to proceed for even a day without a committed and proven defense lawyer on your case. The more DUI convictions you have on your driving record, the more serious the penalties you face.
Q: How will a DUI conviction affect my professional license?
A: Some types of professional licenses can be lost with a conviction in a serious DUI case. Those who have prior convictions or have been charged with a felony DUI are in danger of losing their ability to practice their profession. As an Oakland County DUI attorney, I am here to help all licensed professionals in resolving DUI cases, with your best interests as my focus.
Q: What types of DUI charges do you defend?
I, Attorney Daniel Hajji, provide committed and proven defense in all types of DUI charges, including but not limited to:
- DUI penalties
- First DUI
- Multiple DUI
- SOS hearings
- Breath & blood tests
- Field sobriety tests
- Underage DUI/OWI
- License restoration
Call Daniel D. Hajji, Attorney at Law at (248) 599-0054 for Aggressive Defense!
No matter how strong the DUI charges are against you, there are methods for fighting the allegations. Contact me today to set up a free review of your case. I can discuss the details of your situation and help you pursue the best possible outcome. Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have additional questions regarding your case and the severity of your penalties.
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