St. Martin Parish DWI Attorney

It starts with your driver’s license. That will be automatically suspended. Next you will have to pay. There are license reinstatement fees and additional fines. Then there’s your time. You will have to perform community service, and you may be required to attend an alcohol or drug cessation program. You might even be sentenced to serve time in jail.

Convictions of DUI in St. Martin Parish typically result in:

  • Minimum required incarceration
  • Mandatory community service
  • Home monitoring (you pay the costs)
  • Fees and fines up to $1000
  • Court costs
  • Possible loss of your driver’s license

Read more about DUI laws in Louisiana.

Most people cannot afford these consequences. If you lose your driver’s license, will you be able to get to work? Will that threaten your livelihood?

To avoid all of this, you need to get an expert to defend you. You need an aggressive attorney who knows DUI law inside and out. Bates and McMillin can help.

James Bates is a highly experienced criminal defense attorney with extensive training in drug and alcohol related DUI law. This has enabled him to build the largest DWI defense practice in Louisiana. An expert defender, he knows how to get your sentence reduced, avoid prison, and even get an acquittal. With the guidance of a trusted DUI law attorney, you can fight your driver’s license suspension and stay out of jail.

James Bates, DWI Attorney practicing in St. Martinville in St. Martin ParishYour Best DUI Defense is Close to Home

James L. Bates Jr. has decades of experience defending the rights of people arrested for DUI. He is a top-rated St. Martin Parish attorney, and defends DUI cases in every parish in the state of Louisiana. He has the expertise, perseverance, and training to help you win.

And you won’t pay extra if you don’t live close. Rates are the same in every parish, and there is no charge for travel time. In fact, James Bates has a pilot’s license and can fly himself to courts all over Louisiana.

DUI Resources for St. Martin Parish

Judicial District: 16
Parish: St. Martin
Parish Seat: St. Martinville

16th Judicial District Court, 3 locations:

415 S. Main Street
St. Martinville, LA 70582
Telephone: (337) 394-6133

500 Main St
Franklin, LA 70538
Phone: 337-828-4100

300 Iberia Street
New Iberia, LA 70560
Phone: (337) 369-4410

Have your case reviewed by a DWI defense attorney

We know that a DUI arrest is serious and can have lasting consequences on your life. Call us today. You’ll and speak with a DUI attorney during a complimentary case assessment – 504-259-7461.

Protect yourself with the best defense.