Criminal Defense Attorney Columbia, South Carolina

DUI Defense in South Carolina

Matt Bodman fights for people's rights

Have you been charged with drunk driving in South Carolina and need help? As a veteran criminal defense lawyer, Matt Bodman knows the consequences of a driving under the influence (DUI) conviction can be serious. You could lose your driver's license, face thousands of dollars in fines and even serve time in jail for a DUI conviction. Know your legal rights. Contact us immediately if you have been charged with drinking and driving.

Attorney Matt Bodman represents a wide variety of people in South Carolina, from working class folks and white collar workers to students from the area colleges, including the University of South Carolina's Columbia campus. He knows South Carolina's DUI Laws, and he's eager to put his knowledge to work for you.

What are the consequences of a DUI conviction?

The consequences of a drunk driving conviction in South Carolina can be dramatic. Even a first offense can lead to a fine of hundreds of dollars, a six-month license suspension and other serious DUI penalties. Those consequences escalate on subsequent offenses. You may have an Ignition Interlock Device installed on your vehicle or even have your license suspended.

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Then there are the other consequences of a DUI conviction. Having a criminal record can erect a barrier that prevents you from getting a job, a loan and other important matters. That's why it's vital that you have an aggressive attorney on your side, fighting for your rights, right from the start.

How can Matt Bodman help?

A former Richland County assistant solicitor, attorney Bodman understands the tactics prosecutors will likely use against you. He knows that police officers sometimes make mistakes during a DUI arrest. That's why he investigates every detail in every case - from why the officer pulled you over or investigated you to examining field tests or DataMaster procedures.

Evidence builds a strong defense. Matt Bodman will relentlessly search for the facts to try to get your charges dismissed, reduced or minimized. Attorney Bodman is proud of his results, and he's eager to work with you.

Every case is different. No two DUI arrests are exactly alike. That's why it's important to contact us right away. Call (866) 806-8608 and schedule your free consultation at our office conveniently located in downtown Columbia, S.C.

"Don't underestimate the seriousness of your case," Bodman said. "I have dedicated my career to fighting for the rights of people charged with drunk driving and other criminal offenses. I want to hear from you today if you need legal assistance."

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