Should you have been pulled over for a DWI Stop?
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As DWI attorneys in Springfield MO, we regularly reveiw current cases and outcomes in our area to best represent our clients. We review cases to develop sound defense strategies for felonies, ciminal defense cases and felony DUI cases.
The following is an important, timely example of how an experienced dwi attorney can make a significant difference in the defense and outcome of a DWI defense by understanding the complexities of DUI law.
Our combined 18 years of experience as Greene County prosecutors gives us an inside view for how to help our clients navigate the complexities of a DUI charge. We’ve successfully handled thousands of cases in Missouri.
What is a Class C Felony in Missouri?
Missouri felonies are major crimes that result in punishment of more than one year in prison. Class C Felonies in Missouri are serious and include charges ranging from first degree involuntary manslaugter to theft to second degree statutory rape. The most common Class C Felony class involves drug possession charges and we get many questions about Class C felonies as well as other drug charges.
The Law office of Matthew | Russell | Dempsey believes the best defense for a driving while intoxicated charge is prevention. However, mistakes are made and some drivers may even repeat those mistakes. We get this question all the time, so we thought it would be helpful to outline what happens with multiple DUI’s in Missouri and when they become felonies?
What is SATOP?
SATOP is the Substance Abuse Traffic Offender Program for alcohol or drug related traffic offenses and is hosted by the Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health, and given by multiple providers in the area. The program provides services as a result of a suspended or revoked drivers licenses as dictated by a court order, an administrative order, a condition of probation or a plea bargain. Program completion is required by law to get your license reinstated.