Hire Experienced Attorneys For Your DUI Charges

At the Michael C. Heyden Law Office, we defend clients throughout Delaware who have been charged with driving under the influence. Even a first offense DUI conviction can have significant penalties that will affect your driving privileges, your automobile insurance and even your freedom.

Given the seriousness of these charges, it is important to speak with an experienced attorney about your rights. Our firm is committed to mitigating the potential consequences of a DUI offense and protecting your future.

We Know Delaware DUI Laws

The Michael C. Heyden Law Office has successfully defended clients against DUI and other drunk driving charges in Delaware. We carefully analyze the situation and the circumstances of your arrest, including:

  • The initial traffic stop: Did the officer have reasonable suspicion to stop your vehicle and were there cues that suggested you were impaired?
  • Field sobriety tests: Were field sobriety tests administered correctly and according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration?
  • Blood tests: If you submitted to a blood test, we will look at whether the blood alcohol content was actually above the legal limit.
  • Breath tests: If breath test machines are not properly maintained or operated, they can give inaccurate results.

On a first offense, you may end up losing your license for up to a year upon conviction. There may also be fines and mandatory driving classes. A second offense within five years will result in mandatory jail time and a third or fourth offense comes with enhanced penalties. This includes DUIs that were received in other states.

Prompt Legal Advice After A DUI Arrest

For more information regarding a DUI arrest in Delaware, contact the Michael C. Heyden Law Office in Wilmington to speak with us about your situation. Call for a free consultation at 302-416-4695 or toll free at 888-668-0590.