Let us Fight Your Festus, MO DWI Charge
If you or someone you know or love has recently been ticketed or charged with driving while intoxicated (DUI / DWI) in Festus, Missouri, it can be hard to know where to turn. With so much information and mis-information available on the internet, where do you go? Who do you trust?
At Wegge & Casey, P.C., we are a full service DWI and DUI firm. Forrest Wegge, founding partner, is the former elected prosecuting attorney of this county, and has deep ties to the Festus, MO area. David Casey, founding partner, was an assistant prosecuting attorney and his family has deep roots in the Festus and Crystal City area where his uncle Ron Casey served the district as State Representative in the 2000s. We have lawyers with the knowledge and expertise to assist you with your Festus DWI charges.
DWI law comes under Section 577.010 of the Missouri Revised Statutes, which prohibits anyone in an intoxicated condition from operating a motor vehicle. "Intoxicated condition" is defined to include alcohol, drugs, or controlled substances. Penalties for DWI and DUI in Festus, MO range from misdemeanors all the way up to felonies for repeat offenders and when others are injured as a result. Beyond the criminal penalties, there are also serious civil consequences of a DWI in Festus, MO, which can include the loss of your driving privilege through the Director of Revenue.
If you have received a DWI in Festus, you need an attorney who is up-to-date on changes in the law. There are numerous statutes and state regulations that affect the outcome of a DWI. An experienced lawyer can examine your case from all angles, can review the reports, analyze the breath tests and field sobriety tests for issues as applicable, and negotiate with the prosecutor on your behalf.
At Wegge & Casey, P.C., we have a team of dedicated DWI attorneys, including a former elected prosecutor. We offer free consultations, and we are waiting for your call.