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How to challenge a DUI charge in South Carolina

Were you recently arrested under suspicion of drunk driving? Are you facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving with an unlawful concentration (DUAC)? It is important to fight back in order to keep a conviction off of your permanent record.

Avoid the consequences of a conviction

Depending on the circumstances in your case and your past record, you may be convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony. A drunk driving conviction can carry life-long consequences, such as:

Tactics used for challenging a DUI

In South Carolina, law enforcement agents must adhere to strict requirements in order to obtain a conviction. Every step — from the arrest and throughout the prosecution process — must comply with state laws, or your case may be thrown out. Did you know that South Carolina laws require that all aspects of a DUI arrest be videotaped?

An experienced DUI defense lawyer will know how search for and challenge mistakes made in your case. Some of the steps include:

Challenging the charges against you may not only help you stay out of jail, but save your career, your marriage and other important relationships in your life. Don’t handle your case on your own.