DUI

We are proud to have one of the best records on license restoration hearings of any law firm in the state of Connecticut.

Getting arrested for Driving Under the Influence (or Boating Under the Influence) can have a major impact on your life. You face a suspended license, a criminal record, and potential jail time, if convicted… not to mention all of the stress that comes along with these penalties. Having an experienced attorney who has a reputation for successfully defending clients in these proceedings is essential if you wish to avoid these life-changing results!

In order to avoid a license suspension in the state of Connecticut, you must request a hearing within only a few weeks from the time of your arrest. Therefore, you should speak with an attorney who is very familiar with the system and these proceedings AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you wish to fight the license suspension.

We will begin by examining the circumstances of the arrest, the behavior and actions of the police officer(s), and what was said or done by all parties involved. Based on this information, we can provide you with what to expect in the following proceedings. Our job is to resolve these proceedings as quickly and as favorably to you as the system will allow, so that you can move on with your life. Call now for a free consultation, where an experienced attorney will provide you with the guidance that you need to put this in the past.

Client Reviews

DUI

“My name is Joseph E. and about a year ago I got into some trouble. What happened is that I’d had too much to drink and I got a DUI.

I had used Peter Soulsby [as my attorney] previously for a DUI case, of which I was happy with the outcome. I hired him again and we made an arrangement with the court for a breathalyzer in my car, so I only lost my license for 45 days [as opposed to a... read more

FAQs

Q:
I’ve been arrested for DWI. It’s my first time, and I’m wondering if I really need an attorney. If I do hire a lawyer, what is it going to cost?
A:

If you have no prior record of arrest for DWI, (anywhere), then you are eligible in Connecticut for what is known as the Alcohol Education Program, (AEP).  Generally, that program is going to... read more

Case Studies

Our client, a 20 year old UCONN student, was pulled over for failure to come to a complete stop at a stop sign. He was subsequently charged with:

----Driving Under the Influence; and
----Possession of Alcohol by a Minor.

Being under the age of 21, our client faced an immediate license suspension of 6 months. However, after winning at the Department of Motor Vehicles... read more