DWI with Child Passengers

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DWI with Child in Springfield

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Being arrested for DWI is a scary experience. It can be even worse if you were traveling with child passengers. If you were arrested for impaired driving and you had young people in the vehicle with you, you could be charged with endangering the welfare of a child—a crime that could put you at risk of felony sentencing. Make sure you have help from an experienced Springfield DWI with child attorney. At Cole & Martin Attorneys at Law, LLC, we offer more than 90 years of experience to protect your future.

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DWI With a Child Present

According to Missouri Statute § 568.045, posing a risk to a child under the age of 17 is considered a Class C felony. If you are convicted of this charge, you could face up to 10 years and prison and be ordered to pay up to $10,000 in fines. The circumstances surrounding your arrest could enhance those penalties as well, such as if you have a prior DWI conviction or you were excessively speeding.

Strategies for Fighting the Charges

Once you have charges filed against you, the clock starts ticking for you to build a strong defense and tell your side of the story. Our team can help you understand the law as it applies to your situation, then wisely make use of your legal options. You don’t have to defend yourself alone.

Cole & Martin Attorneys at Law, LLC can help you:

  • Suppress any unlawfully obtained evidence from being used against you
  • Fight for a more reasonable charge for the conduct in question
  • Seek alternative sentencing options

Schedule a Free Consultation Today

From the moment we meet with you, we will provide you with an overview of your situation and what you can expect throughout the duration of your case. Should you retain our services, we will request evidence from law enforcement to begin investigating the circumstances of your arrest to begin building a strategy for your case.

Call (417) 213-5441 now to meet with our team.

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