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OWI/DUI/DWI/Drunken Driving

Northwest Indiana OWI/DUI Lawyer

Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated (OWI), Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Driving While Intoxicated (DWI): No matter what you call it, they all refer to drunken driving.  OWI/DUI offenses are charged at an alarming rate throughout Northwest Indiana.  Attorney Joseph M. Roberts, your Northwest Indiana OWI/DUI lawyer, defends individuals facing OWI/DUI charges more than any other single charge.


Those charged with OWI/DUI in Northwest Indiana often find themselves in a very unfamiliar and scary position.  As consuming alcohol is common throughout our communities, regardless of age, social status, background, etc., many otherwise law-abiding citizens potentially expose themselves to the criminal justice system.  OWI/DUI offenses are taken seriously throughout Northwest Indiana.  The potential consequences of an OWI/DUI offense are not to be taken lightly.  Your defense can make all the difference in minimizing the impact an OWI/DUI arrest may have on your life.  Put forth your best defense!


If you have been arrested for an OWI/DUI offense in Northwest Indiana, don't delay.  Contact Attorney Joseph M. Roberts, your Northwest Indiana OWI/DUI lawyer who has dedicated his career to protecting the rights and preserving the freedoms of those accused of OWI/DUI.  Call or text us now at 219-779-9187 to receive your FREE case evaluation.


POTENTIAL PENALTIES OF AN OWI/DUI IN NORTHWEST INDIANA

FIRST OFFENSE

  • Up to 1 year in jail
  • Fine up to $5,000.00
  • Community Service
  • Alcohol/Drug Counseling
  • License Suspension
  • Fees and Costs
  • Probation


Second or Subsequent Offense

  • Up to 2.5 years in jail
  • Fine up to $10,000.00
  • Mandatory Jail or Community Service
  • Alcohol/Drug Counseling
  • License Suspension
  • Fees and Costs
  • Probation


Please note that the above chart only refers to Operating While Intoxicated (OWI), Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Operating a Vehicle with an illegal B.A.C. (OWI per se), and OWI-Endangering a Person offenses.  You may face substantially higher levels of criminal OWI/DUI charges with significantly enhanced potential penalties if there is a minor in the vehicle, the OWI/DUI results in serious bodily injury or death to another person or the offense makes you a habitual traffic violator (HTV).  Also not included on this chart are collateral consequences of an OWI/DUI, such as points on your license, higher insurance premiums, personal and professional consequences, etc.


If you or a loved one has been charged with an OWI/DUI offense YOU DO HAVE RIGHTS and you don't have to do it alone.  Your next call can make all the difference in protecting your rights and preserving your freedoms.  Put your mind at ease by contacting Northwest Indiana OWI/DUI Lawyer Joseph M. Roberts now to schedule your FREE, informative, no obligation case evaluation. 

You don't have to do it alone

Your next call can make all the difference in protecting your rights and preserving your freedoms.  Put your mind at ease by contacting Northwest Indiana OWI/DUI Lawyer Joseph M. Roberts now to schedule your FREE, informative, no obligation case evaluation. 

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