If you've been charged with a DUI in Salt Lake City, you need an attorney who can advocate for you and get you the best possible results in court. Preferably, you'd like your attorney (especially a paid one) to be able to either beat your case or get it thrown out. Unfortunately, that's not always possible. The facts of each case will determine the outcome of each case.
What we can guarantee is that when you turn to Utah Law Aid to find a DUI attorney in Salt Lake City, we will work to get your case dismissed, get your charges reduced, help you keep your license, and fight for you tooth and nail in a jury trial if it comes to that. We guarantee that you'll be much better with us in your corner than you would be on your own!
How Much Does it Cost to Hire a DUI Attorney from Utah Law Aid?
Attorney fees vary greatly from case to case. The single biggest expense in a DUI case is a full-blown DUI trial. Therefore, you can naturally expect that a DUI case that goes to trial will cost more than a DUI case that gets settled. The reason DUI trials cost more is that they involve much more work. Additionally, in many cases, Utah Law Aid DUI attorneys will employ the services of one or more expert witnesses to help our clients win their cases.
For example, a forensic toxicologist can discuss evidential breath testing and blood testing. Utah Law Aid can also get forensic toxicologists to talk about the effects and manifestation of alcohol in the human body. In addition to a forensic toxicologist, we may decide to hire former police officers who train other police offers how to conduct DUI investigations, including standardized field sobriety testing. Fees for a DUI jury trial with these types of expert witnesses can easily exceed $10,000 to $15,000.
Your Case Probably Won't Go to Trial
Fortunately, not every DUI case will go in front of a jury of your peers. Utah Law Aid aims to either win a case or get a reduced charge, such as impaired driving, first. If this fails, then we can commit to a jury trial. If cost is a big concern for you, you'll be happy to know that the majority of DUI cases are settled, reduced, or dismissed.
Come in for a Free Consultation
The retainer fee we require upfront is merely a fraction of the total cost of the trial, and the amount varies depending on each individual's circumstances. This includes the details and facts of your case, the location of the case, and how much work will be required. There are other factors as well that will determine your cost. Call Utah Law Aid now to schedule a free consultation, and we'll discuss the details of your case and let you know what it's going to cost to proceed with our legal services.Dui Attorney Salt Lake City
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