Facing DUI Charges in Columbia, SC?

Learn more about what these charges can entail

DUI charges can have serious consequences. You need a DUI lawyer by your side to help you navigate the impending legal situation. David W. Farrell, Attorney at Law can represent you in Columbia, SC. He'll work with you to answer any questions you have about your situation and build your defense.

Just a few questions about DUI charges he normally fields are:

Q: When should I call an lawyer?

A: In order to build the most effective case, we suggest you should contact an attorney as soon as possible to start tackling the challenges presented by your case. Whether its an experienced criminal defense or a trial-tested attorney you need, you can depend on David W. Farrell to effectively utilize his decades of legal expertise to craft the strongest case possible.

Q: What happens if I'm from another state?

A: If you're from another state, South Carolina courts can still suspend your legal ability or privilege to drive in South Carolina, tack on expensive fines and even sentence you to a term in prison. Additionally, depending on the severity of the charges, the state from which you received your license may also elect to suspend your drivers license entirely. To seek out legal help from a trial-tested criminal defense attorney today!

Q: Do you represent college students?

A: Attorney Farrell does represent college students attending school in Columbia, SC or the surrounding areas. DUI Attorney, David W. Farrell has had over 30 years of experience experience in a vast variety of cases relating to college students.

We have the skills and experience to defend you or your child in a wide range of criminal matters, including those involving:

Q: What is the legal drinking limit if driving?

A: In most cases, officers will consider a driver under the influence if their blood alcohol content is .08% or higher.
A: The legal limit for drivers under 21 is a blood alcohol content level of .02%.

Q: Am I required to take a sobriety test if stopped?

A: Although you may be required to take a breathalyzer test if arrested, you do not have to take a urine, blood or field sobriety test before an arrest. It is important to know your rights and experienced criminal defense attorney. David W. Farrell is more than prepared to protect your rights.

Q: What happens if the arresting officer doesn't provide a Miranda rights warning?

A: If an officer doesn't read your rights before questioning you, they cannot use anything you say in court. Additionally, in most cases, if the officer does not videotape or record themselves reading the Miranda rights, you may be able to have your case or charges dismissed. The exception to this instance is the right that police have to claim mechanical difficulties, to learn more about how you can protect your rights, contact attorney David W. Farrell today!

If you have any more questions for a DUI lawyer, lawyer Farrell can help you. Call 803-256-7011 now to speak to an attorney.