DUI/OWI Charges Carry Serious Penalties

Drunk driving arrests can lead to serious consequences for drivers in Wisconsin. First-time offenses can still result in criminal charges in some cases. Even if the OWI offense is not considered criminal, offenders can face harsh penalties, including license revocation and hefty fines.

Attorney Jeffrey Kippa of J. Kippa Law, LLC, understands how seriously the law takes OWI charges. An OWI offense would show up on a person’s record even if it is a first-time offense. Having a drunk driving citation or charge on your record can significantly impact your future. Employers and other organizations have access to these files, and a charge may harm a person’s future employment opportunities.

Drunk Driving Charges Need A Qualified Attorney

First-offense OWI charges can carry harsh penalties. If the OWI charge is a criminal offense, it may require a mandatory jail sentence. Every case is unique, and many factors can play a role in the consequences individuals face.

Attorney Jeffrey Kippa has years of experience representing people charged with OWI. He knows what options are available to get the charges reduced or how to minimize the penalties. In some cases, defendants may be able to serve their sentences at home with a monitor or work out a different arrangement that still allows them to go to work and even continue driving.

J. Kippa Law, LLC, Can Help

Jeffrey Kippa has extensive knowledge working with judges, prosecutors and the Department of Transportation (DOT) on OWI cases. He always focuses on finding the best possible outcome for his clients and knows that each case is unique and requires an OWI lawyer who understands what’s at stake.

Read our frequently asked questions about DUIs to learn more. Attorney Jeffrey Kippa represents clients in Appleton and throughout Wisconsin. To learn about his criminal defense law firm, contact him online or call him at 920-944-3352 for a free initial consultation.