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Answering Your Questions After A Drunk Driving Arrest

An arrest on suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated can lead to serious consequences in Wisconsin. The implications of an OWI are significant and can include penalties such as the loss of your license and more. It can be frustrating and overwhelming, and you may not know where to start with your defense or get the answers you need to address your specific concerns.

We understand what is at stake, and we know you may have questions about your rights, options and what to expect from the aftermath of your arrest. At Krische & Moertel LLC in Eau Claire, you can get the support you need from an experienced defense attorney, the answers you deserve and the guidance to effectively confront any type of OWI charge.

Call our firm in Eau Claire for a free initial consultation at 715-318-2737.

An Experienced Legal Ally To Address Your Concerns

Contact our office to get the information and answers you need to make beneficial decisions regarding your OWI defense. We will strive to make sure you understand your case and your options, including answering questions such as:

  • What will happen to my license? Depending on your criminal record and other factors, an OWI will likely lead to a suspension or revocation of your license. It is possible to apply for an occupational license to get to work.
  • When can I drive again? The length of your license suspension depends on factors such as previous OWIs on your criminal record. Upon the end of the suspension or revocation period, you can take steps to meet eligibility requirements for reinstatement.
  • What happens if I refuse the sobriety test? Refusal to comply with a chemical test for suspected drunk driving will lead to a license suspension or revocation and the potential requirement of an ignition interlock device.
  • What are the consequences of an OWI? If convicted of an OWI, you could face penalties that include time behind bars, steep fines, loss of your driver’s license and more. The specific penalties you could face depend on the details of your individual case and criminal history.

Our lawyers can answer these questions and others you may have, as well as provide reliable and competent criminal defense counsel.

Schedule Your Free Case Evaluation Today

If you don’t see your questions in this OWI FAQ, call us today to get them answered or to get started on your defense. We offer free initial evaluations for our clients. You can speak with a lawyer about your case by reaching out through email or by calling 715-318-2737 for an appointment.