Charged With A DUI? Learn How Much A DUI Defense May Cost You

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Recently charged with a DUI? Many of my clients, just like you, are initially worried about how a DUI conviction may affect their job, their family and their future. Simply put:

The consequences of having a DUI on your record can be severe, and impair your ability to quality for certain opportunities.

For most people, their next major concern is likely the cost of hiring a DUI lawyer. This is because…

Attorneys’ fees can be ridiculously high!

Most judges in Northern Virginia, including judges in Arlington, Alexandria, Loudoun, Prince William and Fairfax will even insist on you getting an attorney because DUI is an offense that carries the serious potential of a jail sentence.


Your best option is to hire a lawyer.

But do you have to pay some outrageous fee to hire an experienced Fairfax, Virginia DUI Lawyer who will help you uncover the details in your case today and help prevent or eliminate any damage to your tomorrows?

No – we don’t believe you should.

On the other hand, do you really want to hire a cut-rate lawyer who carries 5 other clients’ files with him while he is supposed to be handling YOUR case? We have a term for those lawyers:

These are what we call “Costco-style” attorneys!

They would rather charge small fees to multiple clients who share the same court date.

Problem is, they can almost never deliver what you deserve –attentive, professional, thorough legal advice and solid, effective DUI trial preparation.

Their business plan just won’t allow it!

Professional DUI defense attorneys are trained and experienced in focusing on one client and one trial at a time.

Let’s face it:

There’s a reason we call it an Attorney-Client “RELATIONSHIP”. Don’t hire a lawyer who is not willing to solely dedicate himself to your case on your trial day. So, if you avoid the overpriced lawyer and the cut-rate lawyer, you’re still left with the most important question:

So, how much should an attorney cost for your DUI defense?

This answer is never concrete, but it heavily depends on a few major variables.

DUI Attorney Cost Variables To Consider

1 ) Is this your first DUI?

2) Is your alleged blood alcohol content under .15?

3) Did the officer violate your constitutional rights during his investigation?

Now, (1) and (2) are pretty easy to figure out but (3) is a whole other story. That’s because,

Only when you have sat down with an experienced, tenacious DUI lawyer will you really know how strong your defense could be…


Only when a reasonable DUI lawyer learns of your case’s facts can he truly offer you:

1) a reasonable and fair price for your DUI defense

2) a defense that is specifically attuned to take advantage of the law and the facts to win your case!

Be aware that if you are paying less than $1000, you may be dealing with a cut-rate lawyer who is already planning to plead you guilty.

Call For A Free Consultation

If you were pulled over and charged with a DUI it is critical that a skilled DUI defense attorney represents you. There is too much at stake to go to court with a cut-rate lawyer who is dealing with five other cases along with yours!

With over 15 years of experience, Eric Clingan is a zealous DUI Lawyer in Fairfax, Virginia who will thoroughly investigate the charges against you to determine which options will give you the best chance at success.

Contact The Nova Law Firm today for a FREE consultation to discuss your legal needs and learn more about how to pursue the complete dismissal of your charges.

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About the Author: Eric Clingan

About the Author: Eric Clingan

Eric Clingan is an experienced Criminal Defense attorney and the founder of the NoVA Law firm. He focuses his practice on defending residents of Northern Virginia charged with DUIs, reckless driving, drug charges, and other criminal accusations

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