I suggest you want to ask the attorney
1 their history on getting DWI's placed on a stet docket, nol prossed or otherwise dismissed
2 what do they think about the probable cause in light of no marks on your vehicle
3 thier track record for getting a first time DWI reduced to an underlying charge such as malicious and dangerous driving - which is expungeable as opposed to a DWI which is not
4 Track record for getting Probation Before Judgement for any of the charges
5 Do they have any successful cases where they have been able to get the BAC results thrown out based on the tool itself being inaccurate due to malfunction
6 Ask how many DWI's they handle a month and what their success rate is - your don't want an overworked attorney - you want one who is going to treat you as if you are their only client.
7 What is the fee structure - flat or hourly - you want a flat rate - keep in mind that a higher fee should equate to getting dismissals - anyone can get a PBJ
And, if you have time, check out the clerk's office in the court house - ask about the attorneys -the clerks know all the juice.
Best of success to you in this matter.
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