DUI/OWI

Escanaba OWI Defense: Protect Your Rights

Upper Peninsula OWI Charge? Get Aggressive Legal Help

Have you been arrested for an OWI (DUI) in Escanaba or surrounding areas of the Upper Peninsula? At Upper Michigan Law, our OWI defense lawyers have the experience and knowledge necessary to providing aggressive and effective representation to fight your charges. We understand that OWI convictions can have a significantly negative impact on your life and we are ready to work relentlessly toward a positive outcome for your case.

We can discuss your case in a free and confidential case evaluation. Schedule yours today!

Understanding OWI Penalties in Escanaba

For more than 40 years, the attorneys at Upper Michigan Law have been providing personalized legal counsel to residents of Escanaba, Marquette, Iron Mountain, and Menominee. We place the highest priority on protecting our clients’ rights and interests, particularly when faced with such serious consequences.

First time OWI convictions can carry the following penalties:

  • Fines of $100-$500
  • Imprisonment for a maximum of 93 days
  • Community service for a maximum of 360 hours
  • Mandatory suspension of driver’s license for up to six months
  • Immobilization of vehicle
  • Installment of ignition interlock
  • Six points on driving record
  • Additional fees

In addition to criminal penalties, an OWI conviction can cause you to lose your job or have difficulty finding employment and your insurance provider may raise your rate. If your license is suspended, your everyday life will be disrupted, making the smallest tasks and errands difficult. Additionally, if your OWI resulted in an injury, you may also face a civil lawsuit.

Ready to Defend Your Driving Privileges? Contact Us Now

If you are facing OWI charges, our Escanaba OWI defense lawyer, Jessica Bray is ready to fight for you. Our attorneys work personally with our clients to deliver attentive legal counsel and pursue the best possible outcome. When you come to Upper Michigan Law, you can feel confident knowing that you have a competent and dedicated legal advocate in your corner.

Take the first step and contact a member of our team today.

Commonly Asked Questions

How can an OWI conviction in Escanaba affect my employment and insurance rates?

An OWI conviction in Escanaba can lead to job loss or difficulty in securing employment due to the stigma and legal restrictions associated with such charges. Additionally, insurance providers often increase rates for individuals with an OWI conviction, considering them high-risk drivers. This can result in significantly higher insurance premiums, adding to the financial burden of the conviction.

What should I do if I'm facing OWI charges in Escanaba?

If you're facing OWI charges in Escanaba, it's crucial to seek legal representation immediately. Contacting a dedicated OWI defense lawyer, like Jessica Bray at Upper Michigan Law, can help you navigate the legal system and fight for your rights. A lawyer can provide personalized legal counsel, work to minimize the consequences of your charges, and aim for the best possible outcome in your situation.

Why Choose Upper Michigan Law

  • Personalized Attention

    We know each of our clients by name, creating trusted attorney-client relationships completely based on reliability and security.

  • Responsive & Effective Communication

    We stay available for our clients, making communication easy and you our top priority.

  • Over 40 Years of Experience

    We focus on specific areas of law so that we stay ahead of our competition and provide consistently successful results.

  • Millions of Dollars Recovered

    We have a proven record of results, achieving millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for the injured.