MULTIPLE DUI DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN MURFREESBORO
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While being charged with driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious matter under any circumstances, being charged with a second, third, or even fourth DUI can raise the stakes considerably. Even without the presence of aggravating factors, a conviction for a repeat DUI can expose a person to serious legal penalties and irreparably tarnish a person’s reputation. If you are facing a repeat DUI offense, it is imperative you contact the award-winning Murfreesboro DUI defense at Joshua T. Crain Attorney at Law as soon as possible to minimize your chances of serving these consequences.
The following awards and accolades prove why this is the right firm to handle your case:
- Top 100 Trial Lawyers selection for 2014 and 2015 (NTLA)
- Perfect 10.0 “Superb” Avvo Rating
- Highly recommended by past clients
- Experience as a former prosecutor
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PENALTIES FOR REPEAT DUI OFFENSES IN TENNESSEE
The state of Tennessee has a 10-year lookback period in which any prior DUI offenses are relevant for sentencing purposes. Penalties for a repeat offense can increase if a person is arrested with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.20% or higher, if they refuse to submit to a chemical test, if they cause an accident, or if a child under age 18 is present in the defendant’s vehicle at the time of their arrest. Any repeat DUI offense can potentially result in vehicle forfeiture or mandatory use of an ignition interlock device.
A second DUI conviction can carry the following consequences:
- A minimum of 45 days in jail, up to one year
- Fines up to $3,500
- Two year license suspension
A third DUI conviction can result in even more serious penalties:
- A minimum of 120 days in jail, up to one year
- Fines up to $10,000
- License suspension from three to ten years
A fourth DUI can bring the most severe consequences, including:
- Class E felony record
- A minimum of one year in jail
- Fines up to $15,000
- A minimum five year license suspension
POWERFUL DUI DEFENSE LAWYER SERVING MURFREESBORO
If you have been accused of committing a repeat DUI offense, it is vital you retain the services of an aggressive criminal defense attorney to protect your future and freedom. At Joshua T. Crain Attorney at Law, the Murfreesboro DUI lawyer knows your rights and can craft a compelling defense against the opposition’s claims. Attorney Crain truly believes that his clients are innocent until proven guilty, and he is prepared to do everything within his power to help you get through this difficult time with your freedom and dignity intact.
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Cutting – Edge Advocacy
As a private attorney, Joshua has approached his cases with the same energy and drive that made him a successful prosecutor. His Tough defenses and aggressive approach have earned him a reputation in the community.
Not Your Average Attorney
Joshua T. Crain is down to earth attorney that relates to the struggle of his clients. He understands what it is like to invest in something and views his clients as a person that he really wants to help.
Over a Decade of Trial Experience
With over a decade of trial experience, Joshua T. Crain has the knowledge to know when to be aggressive and when to back off. This knowledge has resulted in several favorable outcomes.
Does Not Pass Judgement
Joshua T. Crain does not pass judgments on his clients. He knows that one mistake does not define a person. He sees his clients for who they are and not the mistake that they made.