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Alabama DUI Probation: FAQs (Pt. 1)

On Behalf of | Feb 5, 2015 | Blog, Criminal Defense, DUI Penalties, DUIs

Check out these FAQs on Alabama DUI probation for some helpful info. For the best defense against DUI charges, contact us today.

Check out these FAQs on Alabama DUI probation for some helpful info. For the best defense against DUI charges, contact us today.

When facing DUI charges, accused people tend to be very concerned about the possible penalties they may face, especially if jail time and expensive fines are a possibility. What these people may not realize, however, is that the terms of Alabama DUI probation can be just as harsh as some DUI penalties and that:

  • This probation can last for years in some cases.
  • Violating the terms of Alabama DUI probation can result in additional problems and penalties for people trying to put their DUI cases behind them.

To better highlight the terms and issues associated with Alabama DUI probation, in this three-part blog series, we will respond to some common questions about facet of DUI cases.

If you or someone you love is facing DUI charges and you need the best defense – or if you have been accused of violating the terms of your Alabama DUI probation, it’s time to contact the Birmingham and Montgomery DUI attorneys at Joe Reed & Associates, LLC. We know how to fight for the rights of the accused, and we are skilled at successfully resolving various types of DUI cases in Alabama.

Important Info about Alabama DUI Probation

Q – What is probation?

A – In the context of the criminal justice system, probation refers to a court-supervised period. Generally, probation is ordered when people are convicted of crimes and/or when they accept plea deals.

When people are put on probation, they are required to abide by all of the terms of their probation in order to avoid additional criminal charges and to resolve their current criminal case.

Q – Who gets Alabama DUI probation?

A – Alabama DUI probation is generally reserved for people who are convicted of drunk driving offenses. In some cases, Alabama DUI probation may be imposed as part of a deferred sentence or deferred adjudication for people accused of DUI offenses.

Those who end up being ordered to complete Alabama DUI probation will typically receive court orders to do and will have to work with the probation department in their local jurisdiction to be in compliance with these orders.

To get some more answers about Alabama DUI probation, be sure to look for the second and third parts of this blog series that will be published soon – or simply contact Joe M. Reed & Associates LLC today.

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After being charged with any drunk driving offense, you can count on the Montgomery and Birmingham DUI lawyers at Joe Reed & Associates, LLC to be aggressive advocates for your rights. For nearly two decades, our attorneys have been dedicated to helping our clients obtain the best possible outcomes to their DUI cases.

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