Grant County DWI Lawyer Harley Wagner
Protecting Your Driving Privileges after a DWI in Grant County
Payment Plans are Available for DWI Defense in Grant County
Grant County DWI lawyer Harley Wagner handles DWI & drunk driving defense cases in Petersburg, West Virginia and all of Grant County. If you have been arrested for a DWI call Petersburg DWI attorney Harley Wagner.
- Harley Wagner is a well-known and respected Grant County DWI lawyer who focuses on DWI defense
- Read what actual former DWI clients say about Harley Wagner
- Harley Wagner is a Former State Assistant Prosecutor
- DWI attorney Harley Wagner is an esteemed attorney in the legal community
- Harley Wagner is a Sustaining Lifetime Member of the National College of DWI Defense
- Long-term experience with every kind of DWI case in West Virginia
The consequences of an arrest for suspicion of DWI in West Virginia are going to be stressful and difficult to manage. While deciding what to do next, you need to understand that being found guilty of DWI will lead to severe penalties. You could be fined thousands of dollars, lose your driver’s license, and be forced to install an ignition interlock device in your vehicle. You can be sent to jail for your first offense. It may be incredibly overwhelming, but ignoring your charges should not be an option.
Hiring a qualified West Virginia DWI defense lawyer with specific experience in drunk driving defense can make a difference in the disposition of your case.
Grant County DWI lawyer Harley Wagner has the only law practice in the entire state of West Virginia that focuses exclusively on West Virginia DWI defense. His knowledge of West Virginia DWI laws and understanding of the legal system will ensure that your rights are protected. His goal is to build an aggressive defense and seek to reduce or eliminate the penalties associated with your charges.
Call Now for a Free Consultation for a DWI in Petersburg or Grant County
Petersburg DWI attorney Harley Wagner understands that sometimes bad things happen to good people. He is here to help you, not judge you. Harley Wagner will listen to your account of the arrest, study the details of your case, and then honestly assess your legal options.
The first meeting is absolutely free and there is no further obligation. To learn how DWI lawyer Harley Wagner can help you avoid jail and fines, contact him now for a free consultation. Call (304) 212-6954 or fill out the on-line request form.
Loss of Driver’s License for a DWI in West Virginia
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55 Meridian Parkway, Suite 102Martinsburg
, WV 25404
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Following an arrest for impaired or drunk driving in West Virginia, you will be facing two separate cases. One is the criminal case that is resolved in the courts. The other is a civil case filed by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Starting immediately after an arrest for DWI in West Virginia, your license is at risk. Once you receive notice of license suspension, you have a thirty-day window during which you can request a special license hearing and try to retain your driving privileges. If you file a hearing request within the 30 days, you can continue to drive not only until the hearing date, but approximately three to four months past your license hearing until the final decision on the hearing is received. If you do not act in a timely manner, your license will be automatically suspended without a hearing.
Note that West Virginia has an implied consent law that requires motorists to be tested whenever asked by a law enforcement officer. Having a DWI arrest on your record and refusing to submit to a test could result in the lifetime revocation of your license and, at minimum, one full year.
Grant County DWI attorney Harley Wagner has experience with license hearings and he knows how to maneuver this complex process. He can petition the DMV on your behalf and work to help you keep your license. Even in a worst case scenario, Harley Wagner can advise you on how to reduce the duration of the suspension.
Penalties for DWI in West Virginia
Before deciding to ignore your arrest or plead guilty to an offense of drunk driving in Grant County, West Virginia, consider the criminal and civil penalties if convicted. You could be sent to jail, be required to install an ignition interlock device, lose your driver’s license and your auto insurance, be forced to pay significant fines, and be required to enroll in an alcohol education program.
Perhaps the most life-changing consequence of being found guilty of DWI in West Virginia is having a permanent criminal record. This could lead to loss of current job, reduced employment opportunities in the future, a damaged credit score, and even the inability to travel to Canada.
Just because you have been arrested does not make you guilty. There are ways to defend against a DWI and challenge the State’s evidence. You could have the charges reduced to a non-criminal offense, see your case dismissed, or be found not guilty. Hiring experienced Petersburg DWI attorney Harley Wagner can resolve a difficult situation with a positive outcome. Contact him now and ask him to begin building a defense for you.
About The Wagner Law Firm & DWI Lawyer Harley Wagner
The Wagner Law Firm dedicates 100% of its resources to helping clients accused of driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or a combination of the two. Grant County DWI lawyer Harley Wagner has defended over eleven hundred clients in seventeen West Virginia counties accused of DWI related offenses ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies. That level of experience can indeed benefit the outcome of your case.
In addition to qualified legal guidance, the law firm extends personalized attention to each client throughout the disposition of their cases.
DWI attorney Harley Wagner has substantial knowledge of West Virginia DWI law and emerging DWI defense strategies, and he has given lectures to other attorneys on drunk driving defense. He continues to develop his legal skills at national seminars. He has been trained in the operation of the breath test equipment used in the state of West Virginia. Harley Wagner has completed both student and instructor national certification programs in the application of standardized field sobriety tests, which is the same student training that police officers undergo at the police academy. The culmination of this special training and commitment to learning offers you a more complete and effective DWI defense.
Harley Wagner is a Sustaining Lifetime Member of the National College for DWI Defense and serves as the West Virginia state delegate. He is also a member of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, where he serves on the 16-member DWI committee. Harley Wagner has received an AVVO rating of 10.0 – Superb. He is the author of ‘West Virginia DWI Defense, The Law and Practice’ and is the co-founder of the West Virginia DWI Defense Lawyers Association.
Office manager and law firm paralegal Heather Ann McCoy assists with criminal cases, ensuring that they proceed smoothly and efficiently. She has been trained in areas of Wet Virginia DWI defense and works directly with Harley Wagner to provide their clients with answers to their questions and excellent customer service. Ms. McCoy previously worked part-time for the Grant County Magistrate Court and she received her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paralegal Studies from Hagerstown, Maryland Business College.
Act Now for the Best Results on your DWI in Grant County
The laws associated with DWI in Grant County are harsh, but Attorney Harley Wagner will work to get you the best possible result.
Don’t be sent to jail. Don’t suffer fines of thousands of dollars. Don’t lose your driver’s license.
Contact Grant County DWI lawyer Harley Wagner 24/7 and begin getting the help you need. Call (304) 212-6954 for a free consultation or complete the form to the left.