Drunk Driving Assault
If you are accused of driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, you run the risk of being arrested, fined, losing your license, and being punished in a number of other ways. However, the repercussions of drunk driving can be significantly more serious if you are found guilty of drunk driving assault.
If you or someone you love has been arrested for drunk driving assault, you need the support of an experienced legal professional. The Appleton criminal defense lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. are prepared to fight for your rights and freedoms. Contact our office today at (414) 271-9595 to speak with an experienced attorney about your options.
Forms of Intoxication Assault
Driving while intoxicated is illegal in order to keep the roads safer for all drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. If a drunk driver does end up causing harm while driving under the influence, he or she runs the risk of being convicted of drunk driving assault, which can also be deemed intoxication assault. Some of the most common forms of drunk driving assault include the following:
- Causing a car accident which harms the other driver or passengers
- Causing physical harm while operating a watercraft, vehicle, or mobile amusement ride
- Causing physical harm to a pedestrian while driving under the influence
Any of these instances can lead to an individual being charged with intoxication assault, which can be punished by incarceration, strict probation, and hefty fines.
If you or someone you care about has been accused of intoxication assault or driving over the legal limit, the Appleton criminal defense lawyers of Hart Powell, S.C. would like to help. Contact our office today at (414) 271-9595 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case.