DUI Penalties: Higher Insurance Rates
If you have recently been charged with
DUI, you know that you are facing a variety of penalties.
DUI penalties are not "one size fits all," but rather they are prescriptive
based upon the exact circumstances of your accident. Whether this is your
first or second DUI offense, it may still be considered a misdemeanor.
Misdemeanor penalties are by no means as serious as a felony DUI, but
they are still worth noting because you likely do not want to suffer any
penalty after being charged. By seeking the help of a DUI attorney you
can get your charges lessened and even dismissed in some cases.
One of the penalties you could face after a DUI conviction is higher insurance
rates. While a law will not mandate an insurance company raise your insurance
rates, insurance companies will do this on their own. The reason insurance
companies do this is to protect themselves. Those who have had prior accidents
on their record are seen as at a higher risk to be involved in an accident
again. Insurance companies have to pay for your accidents, so if you are
at a higher risk for accident then you will likely be charged more for
insurance. This is one of the negative adverse effects of being convicted.
Help from a Jacksonville DUI Lawyer
If you have been charged with a DUI in Jacksonville or anywhere in Florida
then you need to seek help from a competent attorney. At Jason K.S. Porter,
P.A. you will find attorneys who fully understand DUI law and can help
you overcome your charges. This firm has been successful in helping clients
get their charges lessened and even dismissed altogether. You will benefit
from seeking the help of a DUI attorney from our firm because we have
former prosecutors on our side.
This is integral if you want an attorney who can effectively combat the
attacks of the prosecution. If you want defense you have to act fast.
You have a limited amount of time in which you can combat your charges
so you need to act fast and hire an attorney. Our firm is the firm to
call when you are facing DUI charges in Florida.
Whether you were charged with
felony DUI or anything in between,
contact our firm to see how we can be effective in getting you the justice that you deserve.