The answer to your question requires tha advise of two Attorneys.First make a claim on your insurance and let your insurance Attorney deal eith the civil action(suing for money damages/or defending against the claim filed against you.Second go to www.ncdd.com -link to find a Lawyer to find a DUI Attorney near you,and consult the Attorney about your charge. The initial consultation is usualy free so you have nothing to lose.
You should immediately report this to your insurer; they should defend you on the civil claim. Good luck.
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If you have been sued & served /w a civil lawsuit, you need to immediately notify your own car insurance company so that they can hire counsel to file an answer & defend you. There is a time limit to file an answer, so act right away. You also need to hire a criminal defense attorney to represent you in the DUI.
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