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Drunk driving charges and your child

On Behalf of | Feb 17, 2019 | Dui, Firm News |

For anyone, drunk driving charges can be incredibly difficult to deal with. For some people, however, DUI charges can be especially challenging. For example, someone who is a parent may wonder how their situation will affect their children. Or, a parent may find out that their teen has been pulled over for driving under the influence of alcohol. Either way, this can be an overwhelming crisis for parents and it is pivotal to handle this situation appropriately if you are struggling with this predicament. In Lincoln and across Nebraska, the decisions that a parent makes during this time could have a significant impact on their child’s life.

As a parent, being charged with drunk driving could lead to the loss of driving privileges. If your child is very young, this could leave you unable to take them to doctor appointments and handle other important responsibilities. If you have an older child, you may be unable to drive them to school or bring them to important activities and events that they participate in. You may also be unable to drive to the grocery store or take care of other vital parenting responsibilities.

If your child is accused of driving drunk, their life may be affected in all sorts of ways. For example, they may lose their driving privileges and they may also find that the charges will come back to haunt them in the future (such as when they are applying for a certain job). It is crucial to handle drunk driving charges correctly.