A DWI is an expensive proposition. It can cost you your freedom and it can also cost a pretty penny. You may choose to go along with the charge and just pay whatever the court orders, or you may choose to defend yourself and fight the charges. So, what is a DWI in North Carolina going to cost you?
In a best-case scenario, you’ll pay at least $500 plus the increase in your insurance costs. In a worst-case scenario, you may face bills in the tens of thousands of dollars.
Here is a breakdown of the various costs associated with a DWI charge and conviction in North Carolina:
Hiring an attorney is worth the cost.
If you’re facing tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of fees, fines, and judgments, not to mention jail time, an attorney is your best bet. Even if you’re facing minor penalties, the cost of an attorney can make the difference between an acquittal or dismissal and a conviction. Not only will that conviction be on your record for any future employers to see, but it will cost you a minimum of $500. Spending a little money an attorney can save you the conviction.
Contact SeiferFlatow today.
If you have been caught driving under the influence in North Carolina, let our team of experienced DWI attorneys handle your case. We will be happy to schedule a consultation with you to discuss your options. Give us a call at 704-512-0606 as soon as possible.