She was America’s sweetheart. From the time she was 11- years-old, Amanda Bynes was the girl everybody loved. She was the face of Nickelodeon back in the late 1990s. By the early 2000s, she was co-starring in her own comedy show with Jennie Garth in “What I Like About You”. She was on the cover magazines and adored by her fans. While most people saw Bynes as the young girl living a big dream, her life off the small screen was a nightmare plagued with drug and alcohol abuse. Her life was quickly spiraling out of control with a series of drug and alcohol related incidents and arrests. In 2014, Bynes was sentenced to probation for a DUI arrest for driving under the influence of Adderall. It appeared she was on the fast track to self destruction. But fast forward three years later, Bynes has managed to stay clean is no longer on probation.
Americans love a good comeback story. Perhaps Bynes, now 30-years-old, can now move on and regain her acting career. Right now, there are also countless people throughout Utah who are striving for their own comeback story after a DUI arrest. But the road to redemption is filled many obstacles and challenges. The first step is seek legal representation from a Salt Lake City DUI attorney with solid track record protecting the rights of clients and looking after their best interests.
How a Salt Lake City DUI Attorney Can Help
On any given night, Salt Lake City’s bars and restaurants are packed with people looking to relax and enjoy their evening out with a group of friends. It does not take many drinks for a person to exceed the state’s legal blood/alcohol limit. Right now Salt Lake City police and law enforcement are cracking down on drunk drivers more aggressively than ever before. Yet, far too many people are losing their license and their freedom because they do not properly understand their rights and how to handle the situation.
Many people are arrested for DUI in Salt Lake City have never been arrested before. During this stressful situation, it is easy for a suspect to lose their cool and make some crucial mistakes. First, it is important to remain calm and cooperate with the police. Answer the officer’s questions as truthfully as possible. While a DUI suspect has the option to refuse a breathalyzer test, it can often work against a person. It is also important to keep in mind that breathalyzers are notoriously inaccurate.
Many people arrested for DUI are also uncertain on how to plea. An experienced Salt Lake City DUI attorney can provide invaluable insight. If the evidence is overwhelming, an attorney can skillfully negotiate for a plea bargain to help reduce the penalty. Should your case go to trial it is vital for those accused of DUI to have an attorney on their side to protect their rights and to alway look after their best interests.
Placing the Client in the Best Position To Succeed
DUI is a serious offense that requires immediate representation. When it comes to DUI charges, Utah has some of the strictest penalties in the nation. Do not take chances with your representation. Contact the legal team with a track record of placing the needs of the client first. To learn more, contact the legal professionals at the Law Offices of David Paul White & Associates and schedule a consultation to discuss your case.