Have you been charged with a DUI (driving while under the influence) in Towson, Maryland and you need a lawyer to defend your charges? Contact attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr., a Towson DUI lawyer for immediate legal help and to schedule a free confidential consultation.
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Are you a student at the Towson University, visiting Towson or out for a night on the town and you were pulled over for drunk driving in Towson? We can help. Towson DUI lawyer Randolph Rice is a former Assistant State’s Attorney and has handled thousands of DUI cases in Towson, Maryland. Mr. Rice has represented clients for years in the Towson District Court, let his experience go to work in your DUI case.
Penalty for DUI in Towson, Maryland:
Q: What is the maximum penalty for DUI?
A: If you are convicted, and it is your first DUI, you could face up to 1 year in jail and/or a $1,000.00 fine. In addition to jail and fines, you could also be placed on probation and be ordered to complete a number of conditions.
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Q: What are some of the possible conditions of probation if I am convicted of DUI in Towson, Maryland?
A: You could be placed on probation for up to Three (3) years by a District Court Judge and be ordered to complete the following conditions:
- Report as directed and follow your supervising agent’s lawful instructions.
- Work and/or attend school regularly as directed and provide verification to your supervising agent.
- Get permission from your supervising agent before: changing your home address, changing your job, and/or leaving the State of Maryland.
- Obey all laws.
- Notify your supervising agent at once if charged with a criminal offense, including jailable traffic offenses.
- Get permission from the Court before owning, possession, using, or having under your control any dangerous weapon or firearm of any description.
- Permit your supervising agent to visit your home.
- Do not illegally possess, use, or sell any narcotic drug, controlled dangerous substance, counterfeit substance, or related paraphernalia.
- Appear in court when notified to do so.
- Pay all fines, costs, restitution and fees as ordered by the Court or as directed by your supervising agent through a payment schedule. (including: fines, court costs, supervision fee, restitution, public defender fee, Victim of Crime Fund, CICF, etc)
- Provide DNA sample as require by law.
- Submit to and pay for random urinalysis as directed by supervising agent.
- Submit to, successfully complete, and pay required costs for alcohol, drug, or alcohol and drug evaluation, testing, treatment, education, as directed by your supervising agent.
- Attend self-help group meetings.
- Attend and successfully complete alcohol, drug, or alcohol and drug treatment or education program.
- Totally abstain from alcohol, illegal substance, and abusive use of any prescription drug.
- Apply for alcohol restriction on driver’s license.
- Refrain from driving and/or attempting to drive after consuming alcohol.
- Attend Victim Impact Panel meetings when notified.
- Attend and successfully complete MVA Driver Improvement Program.
- Have Ignition Interlock installed on your vehicle (Employment vehicle exempted).
- Submit to evaluation and attend and successfully complete mental health treatment as directed by your supervising agent.
- Attend and successfully complete Special Health Education Program Project SASOE
- Attend and successfully complete parenting class.
- Complete community service and pay required fees.
- Enroll in, pay any required costs for, and successfully complete treatment as directed by the Court.
- Attend and successfully complete domestic violence counseling and pay required fees and costs as required by the Court.
- Have no contact with specific individual as ordered by the Court.
- Do not enter or be found near a specific location as ordered by the Court.
- Home confinement/detention (Special Condition, i.e. doctor’s appointments, attending class, etc).
- Register as sexual offender with the supervising authority under the provisisions of Criminal Procedure Article, Title 11, Subtitle 7.
- Any special conditions as ordered by the Court.
Q: Am I eligible for a Probation Before Judgment (PBJ) for a DUI in Towson Md.?
A: You may be eligible for a PBJ for a DUI in Towson, Maryland. You want to speak with a Towson DUI Lawyer that can explain the process and if you are eligible for a PBJ.
Q: What happens if I am granted a PBJ for my DUI in Towson Md?
A: A PBJ is not a conviction and you will not receive points on your Maryland Driving Record. However, you may be placed on probation and if you violate that probation, you could face up the maximum penalty of 1 year in jail and/or a $1,000.00 fine
Q: What do I do first after a DUI arrest in Towson, Maryland?
A: Contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at 410-288-2900 or email the office. You may have to request a MVA hearing or elect to participate in Ignition Interlock (II) and there are deadlines that must be met for those options. In addition, you need to start a series of tasks to better your position when you appear in Court.
Call 410-288-2900 for immediate legal help and to speak with a Towson DUI Lawyer today.