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Attorney Sharpe at The Law Office of Patrick C. Sharpe Focuses on DUI Law in Columbia, SC

If you've been charged with driving under the influence, it's important to speak with a qualified DUI attorney right away. The Law Office of Patrick C. Sharpe has years of experience representing DUI cases. Attorney Sharpe is committed to going above and beyond during the course of your case to pursue a favorable outcome.

Call now to arrange a free consultation with Attorney Sharpe. From his office in Columbia, South Carolina, he proudly serves clients throughout the area, including residents of Lexington, Irmo, Orangeburg, and Camden.

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Signs of Drunk Driving

South Carolina police officers are trained to watch for impaired drivers on the roads. Some of the behaviors they look for include:

  • Swerving your vehicle to correct its course

  • Driving in the middle of two lanes

  • Drifting from side to side on the road

  • Nearly hitting something or someone

  • Erratically hitting your brakes

  • Making a rolling stop during a right turn, either at a red traffic light or a stop sign

  • Driving too cautiously or too slowly

  • Turning too widely or too narrowly

If a law enforcement officer notices you exhibiting behaviors such as the ones listed above, you may be at risk of receiving a DUI charge.

What are the Consequences of a DUI Conviction?

It's important to understand the penalties you could be facing if you're convicted of a DUI charge. A DUI conviction in South Carolina may result in:

  • Jail time

  • Fines

  • License suspension

  • License reinstatement fees

  • Ignition interlock device (IID) installment

In addition to the aforementioned penalties, you could also be required to complete an alcohol and drug safety program.

Get skilled defense against the harsh penalties of a DUI conviction by retaining an experienced DUI attorney. Contact the Law Office of Patrick C. Sharpe in Columbia, South Carolina, today for fierce representation when you need it most. Attorney Sharpe is prepared to be your dedicated advocate from start to finish.