How We Defend Clients From DUI And OWI Charges

Drunk driving charges are immensely intimidating. You are probably worried about your driving privileges, your criminal record and your personal reputation.

When you need an ally who can provide skillful DUI and OWI defense, Babich Sarcone Attorneys at Law, can help you. Our attorney Nick Sarcone, for more than 15 years, has helped clients in the Des Moines region and elsewhere in Iowa to stand up for their rights in the criminal justice system.

What Are The Penalties For A Conviction?

The consequences of a drunk driving or drugged driving conviction range in severity, becoming harsher with every repeat offense. Some of the penalties include:

  • First offense: A fine of up to $1,250, license revocation of up to one year and jail time of up to one year.
  • Second offense: A fine of up to $6,250, license revocation of up to two years and jail time of up to two years.
  • Third offense: A fine of up to $9,375, license revocation of up to six years and jail time of up to five years.

You could also experience unanticipated consequences, such as difficulty finding a job, losing your housing and suspension or expulsion from school.

Proven Success In Cases Throughout Iowa

When it comes to criminal law, some of the successes we have achieved for our clients include dismissed charges, acquittals and reduced sentencing. We have advanced training in trial techniques, so you can feel confident knowing that we can represent you skillfully in court. If you received your DUI or OWI in a county other than Polk, we can still represent you; we have handled cases in counties throughout the state.

Stand Up Against Drunk Driving Charges

Do not simply leave matters to chance if charged with DUI or OWI. Instead, work with us to turn matters around and protect your rights. Call us toll-free at 515-817-1870 or send us an email to discuss setting up an initial consultation.