Billy J. Sheffield, II Attorney At Law
Call Today (334) 794-3733Billy J. Sheffield, II Attorney At Law is a criminal defense law firm, based in Dothan, Alabama, concentrating in drunk driving cases including, Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Driving Under the Influence (DUI) with a Child passenger, Public Intoxication, Boating Under the Influence (BUI), Intoxicated Assault and Intoxication Manslaughter and all other alcohol related offenses in Houston, Henry, Dale, Coffee and Geneva Counties, and almost all other counties in the State of Alabama. Billy J. Sheffield, II Attorney At Law has spent years training and perfecting his skills to defend DUI and other alcohol related offenses. Having an experienced Dothan DUI Lawyer can mean the difference between winning and losing your drunk driving case. From the initial interview of a citizen accused of drunk driving to the conclusion of the case, the way your DUI attorney handles your case can have a lifetime impact on you. Frankly, a DUI charge or conviction in Dothan, Alabama can have serious and life-changing consequences. We are not here to scare you, however, if your DUI case is not handled properly, you could be dropped by your auto insurance company, you could lose your privilege to drive, you could be charged up to $8,000 in fines, fees and surcharges and you could still end up facing jail time. This is why it is of utmost importance to hire a criminal defense lawyer who focuses on handling Alabama’s DUI’s and other alcohol related offenses. You should hire the best DUI lawyer you can afford to handle your case. EXPERIENCE MATTERS!! Call Today (334) 794-3733 for a DUI case evaluation.
Our DUI DefenseBilly J. Sheffield, II Attorney At Law will thoroughly investigate for any and all potential flaws in the Government’s case. The Government is required to show that:
- The arresting officer had a valid reason to stop you or come in contact with you,
- The arresting officer had probable cause to arrest you,
- The officer giving field sobriety tests was properly trained,
- The field sobriety tests were given correctly,
- The equipment used by the officer was working properly,
- The person operating the equipment was certified in the use of the equipment,
- The equipment was in working order at the time of its use, and;
- The machine did what it was suppose to do
- The person charged with DUI was intoxicated.
- The person charged with DUI was actually “operating” a motor vehicle.
Is your Alabama Driver’s License Important to you?CAUTION!! You have only 10 days from the date of arrest to request a hearing on your driver’s license. If you fail to request a hearing, your license may be suspended and you face the probability of paying huge fines for several years. It is important that you hire legal representation for this hearing to challenge the license suspension. Having legal representation for this license hearing provides the best opportunity for your attorney to question the arresting officer. Putting the officer on the stand helps to establish his or her position, which can be very beneficial to your case. We have found that challenging your driver’s license suspension is the most important step in fighting the DUI portion of your case. After we request the hearing on your Alabama driver’s license, we have the opportunity to question the officer(s) that arrested you prior to a jury trial in your case. This is an invaluable opportunity for us to obtain information that often times leads to a favorable result in your case or leads to a dismissal of your DUI. Many lawyers never even take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn about your case.
Alabama Driver’s License
You thought a DUI in Houston County, Alabama could never happen to you or someone close to you, but now you have suddenly realized you are in a situation that you never expected. You are probably asking yourself, “What happens next?” or “What do I do now?” If this has happened to you, now is the time to contact Dothan’s Driving While Intoxicated defense attorney Billy J. Sheffield, II Attorney At Law to protect all of your rights. You can rest assured that the Government is going to do everything they can to suspend your Alabama driver’s license and try to convict you of Driving Under the Influence (DUI). Whether you refused a breath test, urine test, or blood test or if you gave a breath test, urine test or blood test, the Alabama Department of Public Safety can and will suspend your driver’s license unless you timely (you have 10 days) request a hearing to challenge the suspension of your license. This is where we can help.
WARNING – You only have 10 days to save your license!!You only have 10 days to request a hearing to challenge the automatic suspension of your Alabama Driver’s License. Call now to speak to DWI attorney Billy J. Sheffield, II Attorney At Law regarding your DUI consultation and case evaluation. If you have been arrested for a DUI in Dothan, Alabama, you probably have some or all of the following questions:
- Don’t think the police treated you fairly?
- Think you were not intoxicated?
- Feel like the police took advantage of you?
- Feel like the police didn’t give you a fair chance?
- Wonder why you were even arrested?
- Wonder what is going to happen next?
- Feel like the field sobriety tests were designed to fail?
- Confused? Scared? Embarrassed? Humiliated?