What is the average or fair cost of attorney fee’s for a first DWI?

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What is the average or fair cost of attorney fee’s for a first DWI?

I am a 36 year old male and blew .19. I have no prior convictions and there were no other complicating factors.

Asked on September 8, 2014 under Criminal Law, North Carolina

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

It is very difficult to give you an exact amount of even a range.  Many attorneys charge a flat rate for a case such as this and a lot charge hourly. It would be in your best interests to interview a few and let them know the details of the case and discuss about how long or how many appearances that it will take to get the matter to where you are comfortable.  ALso, ask around.  References are the best way of finding a competent attorney.  Good luck.


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