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Delaware DUI Involving Car Accident Defense Lawyer

If you choose to drive drunk sometimes the best you can hope for is that you get pulled over for a misdemeanor DUI. Other times your diminished driving skills, motor skills, and delayed response time can result in a car accident.

In Delaware, a drunk driving charge resulting in an automobile accident can be a misdemeanor or a felony. However, typically the extent of the injuries will determine how the judge views it legally. If your DUI caused a car accident, you need to retain a Delaware Felony DUI Attorney.

Do not hesitate to contact Rehoboth Beach Delaware Drunk Driving Lawyers in the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay if you have been charged with a DUI causing an auto accident in Delaware. You can dial our Delaware law office at 302-855-9300.

You can also email Delaware DUI with a car accident defense lawyer in the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay. We also offer free consultations to those arrested for DUI in Kent County, Delaware and Sussex County, Delaware.

What Are The Penalties In Delaware DUI Involving A Car Accident?

There are numerous legal, financial and administrative penalties you will face if convicted of DUI in Delaware:

  • Fines
  • Court costs
  • Mandatory license suspension
  • Possible Ignition Interlock Device (IID) implementation
  • Restitution for property damage
  • Jail sentence

If your drunk driving caused serious injuries, your charges will upgrade to felony DUI. In this case, you face a long-term jail or prison sentence. If the accident caused death, you could face vehicular manslaughter charges. Also, you could be susceptible to a wrongful death lawsuit.

Why Hire A Sussex County Delaware DUI Attorney

We approach DUI/DWI defense in Delaware in several ways. In an ideal scenario, we aim for dismissed charges. In other cases, we aim to obtain downgraded charges such as reckless driving alcohol-related. Your previous DUI/DWI and criminal history will also dictate what defense approach we take. Retain a skilled Delaware DUI Defense Lawyer to ensure effective handling of your case. While we always work towards the best possible outcome, we cannot guarantee any particular result. 

Contact A Kent County Delaware DUI Lawyer

Call Milford Delaware DWI Defense Lawyers in the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay at 302 422 9300. You can also email Kent County Delaware DUI Crime Lawyers in the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay here. Let us put our experience and in-depth knowledge of Delaware DUI Laws to work for you.

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