My name is Eric D. Puryear, and I am an Attorney at Law who is licensed in the... more
My name is Eric D. Puryear, and I am an Attorney at Law who is licensed in the states of Illinois and Iowa. My philosophy I founded Puryear Law. P.C. to provide clients with professional, prompt, and diligent legal services. I firmly believe that the role of an attorney is to help his clients with the many legal issues that each of us faces in the modern world, and to do so in a way that b... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.