Take Control Of Your DWI Case

Driving while impaired or intoxicated (DWI) is a very serious offense in North Carolina. A person convicted of DWI can face substantial fines, driver's license suspension or revocation, probation, mandatory substance abuse assessment and community service, and potential jail time. Because these factors are so case-specific, it is critical to consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney regarding the particular circumstances of your case. With the assistance of well-qualified legal counsel, you may be able successfully defend the charge against you, or mitigate the consequences of a conviction.

Every DWI Case Has Defenses. Let Us Find Yours Today.

Call us today at 919-805-3364 so we can discuss all of the defenses in your DWI case.

Regardless of why you were stopped or what you blew, we can find issues in every case. We have handled hundreds of DWI cases and trials.

DWIs are won every day. Call us now at 919-805-3364 to schedule a free one-hour consultation.

Experience. Dedication. Knowledge.

At Hale & Blau, Attorneys at Law, PC in Raleigh, our DWI defense lawyers share a strong commitment to protecting clients' rights, liberties and future. We have handled thousands of DWI and traffic cases over the course of our careers, and we possess decades of combined experience.

We understand the legal intricacies involved in DWI cases. We excel at navigating all of the legal ramifications that arise from DWI arrests, including protecting clients' driving privileges in hearings before the North Carolina DMV.

Whether this is your first DWI or your fourth, you can rely on our defense attorneys for experienced and dedicated legal representation.

Why We Are Different

  • Our attorneys work together to develop innovative DWI defense strategies that have resulted in numerous dismissals and "not-guilty" verdicts.

This extensive experience enables him to quickly understand the strengths and weaknesses from the prosecution's point of view.

Challenging DWI Charges

There are many ways to potentially challenge DWI charges. Our lawyers will undertake a thorough analysis of all aspects of your case, examining questions such as:

  • Did law enforcement officers have a lawful basis to stop your vehicle?
  • Did they have a lawful basis for conducting field sobriety tests?
  • Did they properly administer field sobriety tests?
  • Did other factors influence the outcome of field sobriety tests or chemical testing?
  • Were you arrested without probable cause?
  • Should breath or blood tests be admitted into evidence?
  • Were your rights violated at any stage of the arrest and subsequent proceedings?

Unparalleled Trial Experience

DWI defense involves many complex aspects, such as scientific testing, knowledge of the law and knowledge of police procedures. In addition, because a high percentage of DWI cases go to trial in Wake County and elsewhere in North Carolina, it is essential that you have an attorney with extensive trial experience.

Significant DWI Case Results

State v. T.M. — Client charged with DWI and excessive speeding. Result: found not guilty at trial despite evidence that client blew 0.10 on the Intoxilyzer machine and failed his field sobriety tests.

State v. N.B. — Client charged with DWI after being stopped at a 33-officer checkpoint. Result: case dismissed by judge due to unconstitutional checkpoint.

State v. F.G. — Client charged with DWI. Result: Case dismissed due to double jeopardy violation.

State v. K.K. — Client charged with DWI. Result: Client found not guilty at trial due to lack of evidence that she was driving.

State v. E.W. — Client charged with DWI and speeding. Result: Case dismissed by judge due to lack of justification for traffic stop.

State v. H.H — Client charged with DWI. Result: Case dismissed by prosecutor due to lack of evidence of intoxication despite client's poor performance on field sobriety tests.

What Our Clients Say

"Worth every dollar spent! High integrity and focus on winning. Won my DUI case."

Free Initial Consultation — Get Legal Help Today

If you are facing a driving while impaired charge, call Hale & Blau, Attorneys at Law, PC at 919-805-3364 or contact us online.