OWI / Drunk Driving Defense

Drunk Driving Lawyers

Drunk driving charges turn normal, hardworking, and upstanding citizens into “criminals.” You are probably worried about your reputation, how you will recover from the stigma attached to your charge, and certainly upset about the possibility of jail time. A drunk driving charge can happen to anyone who got behind the wheel without knowing how much they had to drink. You may not have known that you were actually above the limit when you started the car. Many people forced to defend a drunk-driving charge feel stigmatized for making this one bad decision.

DUI OWI Charges Can Happen to Anyone

A drunk driving charge can happen to anyone. You can be charged with drunk-driving even if you were NOT drunk.

At Rypel Law Office, LLC, our drunk driving defense lawyers are sympathetic to your concerns and understand how circumstances sometimes put people in the wrong place at the wrong time. We know your reputation, your job, and your freedom may be at stake and we can help. It is important that you retain the services of an attorney you can trust.

Start now in building the best defense against your charge. Contact an experienced Milwaukee OWI lawyer today.

Drunk Driving (DUI) is a Complicated Matter

Drunk Driving is the most commonly used descriptive phrase, but this charge is known by many other terms: DUI, Driving Under the Influence; DWI, Driving While Intoxicated; OWI, Operating While Intoxicated. Officially in Wisconsin the term OWI refers to “Operating While under the Influence.”

We can assist you with any of the following OWI matters:

  • OWI – DWI – DUI charge
  • Field-sobriety tests
  • Blood tests/breath tests
  • Refusals
  • Driving while suspended or revoked
  • Habitual offender status

If you have already been charged with Operating Under the Influence / DUI

If you have not been charged with OWI, but are suspected of drunk driving

Contact us immediately at 414-274-0000 for a defense attorney who may be able to prevent the filing of charges.

Make sure that you have an OWI attorney to advise you and protect your rights before you go to court in Milwaukee, Waukesha, or Wisconsin counties.

In Wisconsin, the only time you can have a say in which judge hears your case is BEFORE you enter a plea. This is an important right that you lose if you don’t use it – often at the very first court appearance.

Our Milwaukee OWI lawyers will investigate the facts of your arrest to determine whether the arresting officers had probable cause to pull you over in the first place. Even if there was probable cause to stop you, we will investigate the circumstances regarding whether there was enough evidence to support a charge. It takes the detail-oriented attention of an experienced drunk driving attorney to present the facts of your case in your favor.

To schedule an initial consultation or case evaluation with one of our experienced attorneys, please contact Rypel Law Office, LLC.

Attorney Stephen Rypel is dedicated to the practice of criminal defense. He believes that every defendant deserves the most powerful and compelling defense in their case, regardless of the crime they are charged with. Even if you believe you are guilty, it is crucial that you retain the services of an experienced legal professional who can guide you through the criminal justice system. An experienced attorney can ensure that your rights are protected and that the consequences to you and your loved ones are as minimal as possible.

Discuss Your Case With An Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney

Please do not hesitate to call our office to schedule a meeting. An initial consultation is free and will not obligate you in any way. Our office is open every weekday, and it may be possible to schedule a meeting on evenings and weekends.

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20720 Watertown Rd Ste 104
Waukesha, WI 53186

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Rypel Law Office, LLC is an experienced, effective criminal defense law firm focused on giving personalized attention to our clients. Rypel Law Office is located in Waukesha, Wisconsin and defends clients throughout Wisconsin including Milwaukee County, Waukesha County, Ozaukee County, and Washington County.

Attorney Steve Rypel represents clients in southeastern Wisconsin including the communties of Milwaukee, Waukesha, West Allis, Wauwatosa, Cudahy, Whitefish Bay, Mequon, Shorewood, South Milwaukee, Oak Creek, Franklin, Greendale, River Hills, West Bend, Hartland, Glendale, Greenfield, Pewaukee, Brookfield, Delafield, Mukwonago, Port Washington, Saukville, Juneau, Menomonee Falls, Cedarburg, Grafton, and Germantown.

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