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DUI/DWI and Traffic Violations

Rockville DUI Lawyers Serving All Of Maryland

If you make one wrong move on a traffic violation or DUI/DWI case, you may end up with a license revocation, thousands of dollars in fines and even time in jail.

Many people make a mistake and treat DUI/DWI and Driving While Suspended charges as common or typical; all too many people end up pleading guilty or giving up their rights and pay the price for their ignorance. DUI/DWI and Driving While Suspended charges carry the possibility of significant jail time. A DUI first offender faces a year in jail and a $1,000 fine.

Because Maryland is an "implied consent" state, additional sanctions can be imposed on drivers who refuse to take the Breathalyzer test. Failure to take the test can result in a 120-day license suspension for a first offense that is not modifiable. A breath test of .08 to .14 can result in a 45-day suspension (first offense) and a higher result can cause a 90-day suspension (first offense). The sanctions for subsequent offenders are much higher. A DUI conviction will result in twelve (12) points on a driving record, which could cause a license revocation. A DWI conviction carries eight (8) points, and a possible license suspension. These sanctions, imposed by the MVA, are in addition to any imposed by a court.

If you have been charged with a traffic/DUI violation, the specifics of whether or not to try to fight versus mitigate the consequences through a plea, depends on a comprehensive knowledge of the law.

With more than a half century of experience working on these criminal issues, we are here for you.

Our traffic/DUI lawyers will work directly with you to understand the circumstances of your case. Our lawyers appear in the Rockville courthouses on a regular basis and are well-known in Frederick, Howard and Prince George's counties. We evaluate every case for constitutional issues surrounding the stop and statements that are made, procedural issues, breath test "advice of rights" and the overall facts.

We will aggressively attack any weakness following our comprehensive investigation. In the event that we cannot reach an outright dismissal, we will do whatever is possible to mitigate the consequences. We are additionally prepared to work on cases involving:

  • Speeding
  • Moving violations
  • Driving without insurance
  • Driving without a license
  • Reckless/careless driving
  • Drug DUIs

To schedule an initial consultation with one of our traffic/DWI attorneys, call 301-251-4010 or email the firm.

Client Reviews
Re-Hired Mr. Felsen for His Top Reputation
No lawyer can guarantee results, but some can keep It fair when the deck is stacked against you. I had two cases handled by David and neither resulted in conviction (PBJ). Things looked very dark for awhile, and I feel like I owe it to David to give him an outstanding review because he did get me a good result from which I can move forward.
- Justin
Best attorney East Coast
If I could give David Felsen more than five stars I would. Mr. Felsen changed my life forever and made this year’s Thanksgiving dinner extra special for me and my family. Through his hard work and perseverance Mr. Felsen has given me a chance to start over; he was practically able to clear 12 points from my driver’s license as well as come to an agreement with the persecutor to have 6 serious charges against me dropped.
- Rodrigo
Hired David Felsen to Defend Me In Traffic Court
I ran into David by chance when I was looking for a lawyer to defend me in traffic court. I was immediately impressed with his calm demeanor and ability to quickly size up my case. David was very clear in describing how the process would work and in advising how to best present my case. He followed through in all that he said he would do for me, and I felt very comfortable with his advice. He is a confident, capable advocate and obviously very experienced in court. I was pleased with the outcome and would recommend him to others.
- J.
Absolutely Great Attorney That You Can Trust
Mr. Felsen took my case and helped me get the absolute best outcome that I could get. I have used him a few times now on separate occasions for various legal snafus and he was exceptional each time. He won't sugarcoat the chances of your case, but he will explain it fully in the best terms possible so that you know what's ahead of you. If you hire Mr. Felsen, know that you are getting a lawyer that will do everything he can to get you his client the best deal/verdict that you can get. This is one attorney that you can definitely trust to have your back and protect your reputation.
- Andrew
Most Amazing lawyer you could get
I got referred to David Felsen last minute and he had literally one day to prepare for my case. He did the best job possible and my case got dismissed. He was definitely the best legal counsel i could get and i would remain forever grateful, his court presence is out of this world and while waiting for my case to be called, he just played spade games on his phone. No sort of anxiety whatsoever. Some of my information wasn't even complete but he still went to court and won it. I think this is the least i could do to describe the exceptional job he did.
- Chris