After a DUI arrest, the offender faces a number of various penalties. Administrative penalties, otherwise known as civil penalties, include revocation or suspension of the driver’s license and point deduction. These penalties are carried out by the Colorado Department of Revenue. Unlike criminal penalties, Colorado Springs DUI administrative penalties cannot be reduced in most cases.
Administrative penalties can have a negative impact on your life, even if you get your criminal consequences reduced or dismissed. Because you will have your license suspended or revoked for a specified amount of time, getting to and from work may become more difficult. If you have an excessive amount of DUI offenses on your record, you may have your license revoked for an indefinite amount of time and face more severe criminal penalties.
If you choose to drink and drive in the state of Colorado, you risk facing these types of consequences in addition to criminal and other penalties. If you or a loved one has been charged with a DUI, DWI or DWAI, it would be wise to retain the services of an experienced Colorado drunk driving attorney. They will be able to help you understand and protect your rights and they’ll explain all of your options to you so that you can make the best decision for your situation. The legal team at The Bussey Law Firm, P.C. understands how intimidating a DUI violation can be. Our lawyers have years of experience with DUI cases and DUI law and will do what it takes to help you. For more information, call us today at (719) 475-2555.