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If you are accused of drunk driving and have a prior DWI conviction on your record in the last seven years, you could be facing significant jail time, a long driver’s license suspension and heavy fines. If this is your second or third offense, make sure you find an experienced attorney who will do everything possible to defeat the charges.

If you are in Pitt County, Wilson County or elsewhere in eastern North Carolina, you can turn to the Law Office of Matthew J. Davenport, in Greenville. Led by former prosecutor and skilled defense attorney Matt Davenport, we will fight to protect your rights and minimize the consequences of a repeat DWI offense. Call us right away at 866-346-2985 or email us to discuss your legal options.

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When facing the consequences of a second or third DWI, you may feel as if you have no choice but to accept your fate and wish for the best. Please do not fall into that trap. We want you to know that there are often defense options available to minimize the penalties or reduce your drunk driving charge to a non-alcohol offense.

North Carolina has five levels of penalties for DWI. A judge determines what level you fall in to. Depending on your level, you could be facing thousands of dollars in fines and possibly a year or more in jail. Your driver’s license will also be suspended for a year or more. Put Matt Davenport on your side as you attempt to avoid these severe consequences.

We will look at every aspect of your case from the cause of the initial traffic stop, to how the breath or blood tests were administered, to the procedures taken at the police station following your arrest. If the police violated your rights in any way or handled your case inappropriately, we will use that opportunity to negotiate for a lesser charge. Prosecutors know that they need solid evidence to convict you and apply the maximum penalties. When this evidence is effectively challenged, they may be forced to rethink their options or even dismiss your case.

Do not hesitate to reach out to our attorney for the advice you need at a time like this. Your future is too important to “just plead guilty.”

Contact a Pitt County Drunk Driving Defense Lawyer for a Free Consultation

To learn more about our approach to protecting young drivers who face drunk driving charges, call 866-346-2985 or send us an email. Based in Greenville, we help people in Pitt County and throughout the state.