LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Heena Hemender Patel

THE REAL COST OF A DUI

Most people are aware that a DUI conviction can cost you your license, your time, your job, and sometimes, depending on the severity, cost you time in jail. But that is not what this legal guide is about. I am here to explain the real monetary cost of a DUI.

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CONCLUSION While getting a DUI can be costly, not having the right representation can be worse. Having the right attorney is important because he or she can help minimize your costs by getting you a lower premium on your bail, a decreased charge, a reduced offer or even a dismissal. It is also important to hire an attorney right away because from the moment you are arrested, whether it’s bail, towing fees or the DMV hearing, you are incurring costs right away. The longer you wait, the more expensive it may be.

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