What to do when a family member gets a DUI
This is a simple guide to assist family members who are struggling with the recent DUI arrest of a family member or friend.
Consider posting bail for the defendant.In most cases a person charged with DUI is entitled to bail. You can contact a professional bail bonding agent or the local clerk's office to inquire about posting a cash bond or other surety. If bail is set too high, a qualified DUI defense lawyer can assist you in filing a motion to reduce bail.
Contact a qualified DUI defense lawyer.An experienced and qualified DUI defense lawyer can investigate and prepare to defend you or a family member. A good lawyer can find a defense that a layperson might over look and can carefully explain the best way to handle the DUI case.