In Tennessee, driving under the influence, or DUI, is a very serious charge. According to state law, DUI occurs when an individual operates a vehicle while they are under the influence of alcohol or drugs (even prescription drugs) and/or have a blood alcohol content of .08% or higher. Those convicted of DUI in Tennessee face serious consequences for their actions.
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Fines are one consequence of DUI. Metro Nashville DUI fines add up quickly and increase with each DUI offense. For a first offense, the minimum fine is $350, for a second offense, the minimum fine is $600 and for a third offense, the minimum fine is $1,100. In addition to Metro Nashville DUI fines, there are other serious consequences such as loss of license, incarceration, DUI school, restitution, community service and perhaps felony charges if the intoxicated driver is involved in a crash where someone is seriously injured or killed.
DUI cases are complex and demand the expertise of an experienced DUI attorney. At the law offices of Haymaker and Heroux, P.C., our DUI attorneys are skilled defense attorneys who know how to investigate the validity of breathalyzers and field sobriety tests, evaluate the credibility of witness testimony and ensure that your rights are protected throughout all of your legal proceedings. We will work with you to develop a strong defense to help you receive the best possible outcome for your situation.