Vestavia Hills DUI Lawyer
Whitney A. Polson, Esq. represents citizens of Vestavia Hills who have been accused of this serious crime. As someone who has devoted his entire practice to DUI defense, he has the knowledge and experience to defend you during this rough time. Whether you were arrested due to a failed breathalyzer test or field sobriety test, he will investigate your case to determine if police followed the proper protocol.
Mr. Polson received his law degree from Samford University Cumberland School of Law. In order to further his education of DUI defense, he joined the following highly-regarded legal organizations: National College for DUI Defense, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Association of Justice, and the American Bar Association.
Many people are unaware that after a DUI arrest, they only have 10 days to request a hearing with the Director of Public Safety in order to avoid an automatic administrative driver’s license suspension. Failure to request a hearing within this limited timeframe will result in a 90-day to 5-year license suspension, depending on the circumstances of your case. Mr. Polson can represent you during this hearing in an effort to retain your driving privileges.
The criminal penalties for DUI in Vestavia Hills are very serious, and may include incarceration, hefty fines, attendance at a substance abuse program, and a 90-day driver’s license suspension. Repeat offenders could face increased fines and jail time as well as the installation of an ignition interlock device in their vehicles.
People often forget that even if they are arrested, they have rights. One of these rights is to an attorney who can represent you against the crime for which you have been accused. Mr. Polson is dedicated to protecting your money, your license, and your freedom.
To learn more about your legal options, and to receive a free Vestavia Hills DUI case evaluation, please contact Mr. Polson today!