When you or a loved one is charged with a criminal offense, it can be a very stressful time. Shaffer Law understands the effect criminal charges can have on a family and the importance of having a lawyer on your side that will fight for you every step of the way. At Shaffer Law, it is our goal to make sure you understand your rights and your options. From the most basic misdemeanors to the most serious felonies, the approach is the same. Each person charged with a crime deserves the best defense allowable by law. With Shaffer Law, that is what you will come to expect.
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in West Virginia is a serious charge. The State Legislature has increased the punishment for DUI significantly over the last few decades. Not only can the punishments of DUI include imprisonment and exorbitant fines, but your right to operate a motor vehicle will likely be revoked for a considerable amount of time. With the possible penalties of a DUI being so severe, you need someone on your side that has the knowledge and the ability to defend you properly. At Shaffer Law, we look at all the evidence the prosecution has in your case to formulate a strong defense. DUI cases can have many different outcomes. It is important that you have an attorney on your side that knows these possibilities and how to attain a favorable outcome for you.