Achieve the Best Possible Outcome with a DUI Attorney


Even though you’ve been arrested for a DUI, it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re guilty. Minimize court fines, prevent your license from being suspended, or even have your case dismissed with William A. Hodge.

South Carolina’s DWI attorney you can trust

A DUI or DWI charge can make a huge impact on your career, your family life, and even your freedom. Without an experienced attorney whose main goal is to protect your future, you could end up facing:

  • Extensive jail time
  • Thousands of dollars in fines
  • Losing your job
  • Getting expelled from college
  • Your license suspended
  • Increased auto insurance rates
  • Mandatory drink/drugs counselling
  • Ignition interlock installed in your car

Instead of entering the court unprepared, or accepting all charges without defending yourself, let me help. I’ll examine every detail of your case to ensure you understand the charges, and your rights, while fighting to deliver the best possible outcome that protects your freedom.

Experienced, knowledgeable, and affordable DUI attorney

With over 13 years’ experience both prosecuting and defending DUI and DWI charges, you can rely on my expertise to give you the best defense available based on the reality of your situation. After reviewing your case, you’ll have full understanding of your options and help with aggressively pursuing them.

Any evidence of errors that occurred during your traffic stop, arrest, blood or breath tests, or the field sobriety test can bolster your case. So, you can rest assured every aspect will be examined to discover any discrepancies that can make the difference between jail time, and freedom.

If you’re searching online for “DUI lawyers near me”, think William A. Hodge

Choosing from a list of unknown drunk driving accident attorneys can be a challenge, especially when your driving license, career, and freedom are on the line. Which is why I can guarantee you’ll always receive:

  • Honest, thorough, and aggressive representation
  • Clear explanation of your rights, options, and charges
  • Dedication to protect your freedom from the very start
  • Undivided attention to your case
  • Inside knowledge of how your opponent thinks
  • Affordable rates with no hidden charges

Whether it’s your first, second, or even third DUI/DWI offense, I’ll help protect your rights so you can focus on living your life.

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Is it worth getting an attorney for a DUI?

Although it’s a constitutional right to defend yourself, an experienced DUI/DWI attorney can help prevent your license from being suspended, get severe penalties reduced, or have your case dismissed before ever reaching court.

Can I beat a DUI without a lawyer?

Many people can, and do beat DUI charges without a lawyer. But having a lawyer on your side ensures you fully understand all the charges against you, and that all avenues are investigated to see if the charges can be minimized, or dismissed altogether.

I was arrested for DUI, what should I do?

There are a number of things that you should do straight after you’ve been arrested for a DUI, such as:

  • Take detailed notes about your arrest
  • Make your social media profiles inaccessible
  • Hire an attorney
  • Locate any witnesses from before, during, and after your arrest

How can I prepare for a DUI court case?

Ensure you’ve gathered all details and facts about your case and discuss them with an attorney to fully prepare for your DUI court case. Get in touch for a free consultation to access your case, understand your rights, and achieve the best possible outcome.

What are the penalties for DUI?

DUI convictions in South Carolina carry stiff penalties including mandatory jail time, even for first offenses. Full details of DUI penalties in Columbia, SC, can be found here.

What is legal consent for a DUI test?

South Carolina’s implied consent law states that anyone who operates a vehicle has given consent for their breath, blood, or urine to be chemically tested for the presence of drugs or alcohol. If you refuse, your license may be revoked for six months, on top of any suspension that results from a DUI conviction.

DWI attorney serving Columbia, SC and surrounding areas

Whether you’re living in Spartanburg and have just been pulled over for a drunk driving incident, or you’re from Columbia and been arrested for a DWI, you can rely on my honest, aggressive, and affordable representation for any charges brought against you.

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