South Carolina Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Lawyer
In South Carolina, you can be charged with driving under the influence of prescribed or over-the counter drugs or medication or driving while under the influence of illicit drugs.
The penalties for a conviction of driving under the influence of drugs or a sleep driving DUI are identical to the consequences of a DUI conviction in South Carolina.
Driving Under the Influence of Drugs Penalties
Consequences of a DUI conviction include:
- A suspended license,
- jail time,
- a fine,
- Alcohol and Drug Safety Action Program (ADSAP)
- community service,
- loss of your job and more.
Proving You Are Guilty of Driving Under the Influence of Drugs:
If you are pulled for driving under the influence of prescription drugs or medication, you may be asked to submit to test in which your urine is screened for the presence of drugs.
Circumstantial evidence may be used to prove that you were driving under the influence of drugs including how you were driving, how you appeared when you were pulled over, the recording of your field sobriety test, any chemical test results, as well as expert testimony.
Contact a DUI Lawyer
Arrested for driving under the influence or charged with a sleep driving DUI? Criminal defense lawyers at the Strom Law Firm, LLC provide a no-fee consultation to discuss the facts of your DUI case and to discuss whether to plead guilty or not guilty.
Founded by a former U.S. Attorney, the team at Strom Law also includes a former Public Defender. The firm is awarded the highest Martindale-Hubble ranking and collectively holds more than 50 years of complex litigation experience.
Fill out the Free Case Evaluation form or call us immediately (803-252-4800). Let us fight your DUI charge, and help you protect your freedom and financial future. We offer flexible payment plans and accept Visa and Mastercard.