North Carolina DWI Overview
graduated Magna Cum Laude from Charlotte School of Law, where he was a Presidential Honor’s Scholar, a recipient of a merit scholarship, Associate Editor of the Property Law Journal, and a member of the Order of the Crown. Gint also graduated Magna Cum Laude from Appalachian State University with a degree in Business Management. Gint has successfully completed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s course on DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, the same 24 hour course that police officers throughout the nation undergo to properly investigate DWI’s. Gint’s primary practice areas include Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI.
Advocating on behalf of DWI / DUI clients in Wilmington, NC and the surrounding area
In Wilmington, North Carolina, having received the charge of driving while impaired (DWI) or driving under the influence (DUI) can cause serious consequences like: jail time and court fines, loss of your driver’s license, massive increases in insurance rates, loss of employment, and / or substantial financial problems. Further compounding these issues is the fact that DWI / DUI law is an extremely complex area of criminal law.
At Minick Law, P.C., we understand the stress and pressure that accompanies receiving a DWI / DUI charge. For most individuals, any interaction with the law is bound to leave you with countless questions and concerns. Because of this, our Wilmington DWI lawyers make sure to carefully walk you through the entire process and make sure that every individual aspect of your case is taken care of quickly and efficiently.
How Minick Law Can Help
In order to mount a proper defense, our attorneys will look at your case from every angle, including from the perspective of the New Hanover County District Attorney’s office. Because our firm has multiple offices with many different attorneys, we can use our cumulative knowledge to analyze your case and look for weaknesses in the State’s case. Our team includes a variety of attorneys and staff that have both knowledge and experience in DWI law in North Carolina. This includes one attorney who has 12 years of prior experience as a police officer.
As a part of our standard training and continuing legal education, our Wilmington DWI lawyers attend the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) 24 hour DWI / DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) Course. This course is the exact same training that police officers undergo in order to charge DWI / DUI offenses in Wilmington.
To provide every possible defense and legal analysis, we meticulous scour your case for any possible angle of attack and helpful evidence that may strengthen your defense.
At Minick Law, our attorneys begin working on your case by:
- 1. Preparing an individualized and unique Action Plan to prepare and inform you about your case
- 2. Work to reinstate or obtain driving privileges and driver’s licenses
- 3. Guide and advise you on how to deal with the many non-criminal consequences of DWI
- 4. Put you into contact with valuable resources in the community, including: alcohol assessors, impatient substance abuse treatment,ignition interlock providers, counseling services, community services opportunities, and insurance providers.
Our DWI Defense Process
At the beginning of your case, your DWI attorney will meet with you to begin the process of preparing your defense. In order to provide the most effective representation possible, we believe in providing and maintaining excellent communication throughout your entire case. If you have any questions or concerns at any point throughout your representation, our attorneys will meet with you to discuss your case. Additionally, our DWI / DUI attorneys will keep you up-to-date on any developments in your case, in order to keep you informed.
Our DWI attorneys will leave no stone unturned in investigating and defending your case. This can include:
- • Interviewing the charging police officer
- • Receiving your individual police report
- • Investigating and contacting any potential witnesses
- • Locating any photographs of the arrest scene
- • Analyzing any relevant medical records
- • Hunting down and inspecting any available video evidence
Being charged with a DWI / DUI is a stressful and potentially embarrassing process. Because of that, our DWI / DUI attorneys and staff at Minick Law are always available to help guide you through the process and help you with any questions or concerns you may have. At Minick Law, P.C., our ultimate goal is to provide outstanding client-centered customer service.
If you or someone you know has been charged with a DWI / DUI, don’t hesitate to contact us at Minick Law, P.C. – Wilmington for a free consult and to obtain answers to your question.
We also serve clients with Federal DWI and North Carolina Habitual DWI cases.