If you’ve found yourself recently arrested for DUI, don’t despair. Many others have been in the same situation. First of all, don’t panic, it’s not the end of the world but having a DUI can have a long term impact on your record. Hiring a private attorney, such as Michael Rabideau, to help you navigate the legal process can take the guesswork and confusion out of the proceedings.
Palm Beach County has recently implemented a new program for first time DUI offenders. If a person who was originally arrested for DUI meets certain criteria, he or she may be eligible to take a plea to a reckless driving charge and have the conviction withheld.
Just like any arrest and subsequent court proceedings, the process can be confusing and intimidating. Having a skilled and knowledgeable attorney working for you, can make the difference between a conviction and no conviction. Attorney Michael Rabideau has handled hundreds of DUIs and knows the process in and out. After examining all of the facts and relevant information of each individual case, he can help you determine if you should fight the charges and go to trial or whether there are other options available to you, such as the reckless program.
The State Attorney’s office has a prosecuting attorney ready to convict you, so make sure you know all of your facts and have the right attorney, such as Michael Rabideau, looking out for you. If not, it could mean a criminal conviction for the rest of your life.
If you or a loved one has been arrested for a DUI or any other charge, call of the Law Offices of Michael T. Rabideau, P.A. at (561) 820-4848 for a FREE CONSULTATION.