Started on August 1, 2002, a Fourth DWI in Ten Years is a felony with a three year prison term. Furthermore, on August 1, 2005, the per se DWI alcohol concentration was reduced from .10 to .08. There are additional penalties to one's driver's license, motor vehicle license impoundment, higher insurance rates, and in many cases forfeiture of your automobile. In hiring a lawyer to defend your DWI case you should learn what that lawyer really plans to do to try to limit or eliminate these penalties.
Before you hire a Minnesota DWI lawyer, there are many important things to consider. These include experience, peer review as well as the terms and conditions of this important relationship. Of course you have more questions about your specific situation. Call me 24 hours a day!