Criminal Defense Lawyer in St. Paul
Ignition Interlock after a DWI
Effective as of July 1, 2011, the state of Minnesota will allow certain qualified individuals to obtain an ignition interlock rather than a suspended license after a DWI charge. An ignition interlock is a device that is installed into the car of convicted DWI offender. The device requires an individual to blow into it before the car can be started. If there is any trace of alcohol in the driver's breath then the car will not start. A St. Paul criminal defense lawyer can help you if you have been charged with a DWI and wish to receive an ignition interlock system in lieu of a suspended license. The law firm can provide you with committed legal representation while enlightening you on the qualification requirements for the ignition interlock system.
Determining if you are eligible for an ignition interlock
It has become to clear to both state and federal governments that individuals need their automobiles to continue in their everyday life. The ignition interlock can be a substitute for those who wish to continue to drive. The thorough review of your case by Mohammad, Schiks and Jaafar, P.A. will allow them to determine if you are eligible for an ignition interlock. The advantages of the ignition interlock are:
- First and second time DWI offenders can file for an ignition interlock and receive full driving privileges almost immediately.
- Third time offenders can receive the ignition interlock and receive limited driving privileges for up to a year, followed by full driving privileges.
The law firm will work hard for ignition interlock case and do all they can to see you driving as soon as possible.
The legal team understands that driving is absolute necessity for work, errands and your family and that is why they are dedicated to helping each client fight their DWI charge. The knowledgeable team at the firm has helped many clients receive a full acquittal, dismissed charges and avoid the repercussions, including the need to install an ignition interlock device . They always fight aggressively for their client's rights and best interests. You can expect professional legal advice and a hard hitting defense from the firm.
Contact a St. Paul DWI defense lawyer if you need a knowledgeable legal team to fight for you and an ignition interlock system.