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Have You Been Arrest For Drunk Driving in Johnson County?

It is illegal to operate a vehicle anywhere in the United States while under the influence of alcohol. If a person drinks and drives he could be pulled over by law enforcement and charged with a DWI. Driving while intoxicated or driving while impaired is a DWI. If you or someone you know has been charged with a DWI do not wait to contact an experienced Olathe criminal defense attorney who can represent you and protect your rights. My Law Firm of John E. Harvell, P.A. has successfully represented and defended individuals with a DWI charge.

What if I am found guilty of a DWI?

A person who has been seen driving carelessly or erratically can be stopped by an officer and asked to take a sobriety test. If the test determines that the alcohol level of the driver is above the limit he will probably be arrested and charged with a DWI. Drunk drivers cause accidents and kill thousands of people each year making a DWI a serious criminal charge. Penalties for a DWI conviction may include suspended license, sizeable fines, and jail time. There may be court-mandated alcohol treatment programs that must be completed and paid for by the offender. A person with a DWI may also face increased insurance rates. It may become difficult to get a job. If a commercial vehicle driver is arrested for a DWI then that driver could automatically lose his license for a period of time. If there was a minor in the vehicle at the time of the drunken driving arrest, then the penalty could be increased.

Call a Talented Olathe DWI Lawyer

These are just some of the reason why you need an aggressive criminal defense attorney with experience in fighting DWI charges and working to protect your rights and minimize the penalties. I know how to challenge government evidence in DWI cases.

Contact an Olathe DWI defense lawyer to schedule a consultation.

Why Choose John Harvell

  • Nearly 30 years representing clients throughout Kansas

  • Former prosecutor, understanding both sides of the courtoom

  • Highly knowledgeable regarding all major updates to Kansas DUI laws

  • Build compelling defense strategies that more effectively protect my clients' rights

Client Testimonials

  • “I have been very pleased with John’s professionalism and understanding and could not have chosen a better lawyer.”

    AH

  • “Both the driver's license suspension was dismissed and found not guilty DUI.”

    AL

  • “After appearing for a hearing to revoke probation, the case was dismissed.”

    RB

  • “I was able to follow his recommendations and get Diversion instead of a potential misdemeanor or felony.”

    DD

  • “very reassuring, confident, and personally invested in helping me with the legal issues”

    MW

  • “He was transparent with our strategy and did a nice job communicating with us in regards to the process.”

    DA

  • “He will do everything he can to help your case.”

    DS

  • “John is always my first call when needing legal advice.”

    TH

  • “...the prosecutor agreed to withdraw the motion.”

    CP

  • “Mr. Harvell filed a Motion to Suppress because of an illegal car search. Prior to trial, the charges were dismissed.”

    TC

  • “I am from a foreign country and was facing deportation. This was a very important result.”

    CK

  • “When anybody asks me if I know an attorney, I always have and will tell them, John Harvell.”

    CK

  • “We certainly appreciate you guiding us through this journey.”

    JM

  • “gave me time to come up with the money and got all the cases off my record.”

    RD

  • “Mr. Harvell and I worked closely together and created a successful defense on both the driver's license suspension and the DUI charge.”

    DC

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