DUI charges can prove to have a drastic effect on your life. From legal penalties to the stigma of criminal charges, you can face serious hardships if convicted, both personally and professionally. Should you be charged with child endangerment due to driving while intoxicated, your situation only gets worse.
The criminal defense attorney team at Rokusek Stein Law, LLC is dedicated to protecting the rights of our clients and fighting for the best possible outcome on their behalf. With more than three decades of collective legal experience, we have the knowledge and resources to craft a strong defense.
Learn more about your legal options by calling our firm today at (913) 583-0465. We offer free initial consultations to get you started in the right direction.
If your DUI is considered to be severe, enhanced penalties might be applied if a conviction is attained. In Kansas, your DUI is typically considered to be severe if you had one or more children under the age of 14 in your vehicle while you were driving under the influence of alcohol.
The penalty will usually increase by adding an additional month of imprisonment to your sentence. This must be served consecutively to any other penalty; however, it cannot exceed the maximum sentence.
The judge will decide whether any of the following are possible in your case:
Attorney Jacquelyn Rokusek has experience as a former prosecutor, giving her a unique perspective on how to effectively build your case. Our Kansas City defense attorneys thoroughly investigate all the circumstances surrounding your charges and fight to uphold your rights throughout every step of case proceedings.
To find out more about our firm and how we might be able to help you, contact us today!