DUIs happen at the Delaware Beaches. Dewey Beach – Rehoboth Beach – Bethany Beach – Lewes, DE – these are all hot spots of police activity, not just in the summertime but year-round as well. If you think there is a lot of police on Route 1 during the day, you should see it after midnight in mid-July. With so many police in the Delaware Beach areas and with so many bars and restaurants and party culture, many people every year are arrested and charged with DUI.
DUI Lawyers at the Delaware Beaches
If you are arrested on charges involving DUI in Sussex County, Delaware, you need a top-quality Delaware DUI defense team in your corner. Our DUI practice group is headed by the Delaware DUI Defender, Attorney Matt Stiller. Matt has the knowledge, training, and experience necessary to fully evaluate and fight the charge of Driving Under the Influence in any Delaware Court. Matt appears regularly in the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas for Misdemeanor DUIs, the Justice of the Peace Courts in Georgetown, Seaford, Harrington, and Rehoboth, and in felony DUI cases he regularly appears before the Superior Court of the State of Delaware in and for Sussex County.
The most important part of a DUI case is often the methods and protocols used by the police to develop “probable cause” to perform a breath or blood testing. As a result, it is very important to secure the services of a DUI specialist who can identify and expose any mistakes or errors in the police investigation and arrest. Whether the DUI arrest is made by Delaware State Police, or instead by the municipal officers from Rehoboth Police Department, Dewey PD, Lewes Police, or another agency, we have a deep understanding of their playbooks necessary to get you the best possible result.
Furthermore, we have noticed a trend – the police seem to be taking an increased interest in driving while high. In other words, not all DUIs involve drinking and driving. Many DUIs involve marijuana use or other drug use. With the increase in popularity in marijuana, and with the relaxing of the laws pertaining to its possession for personal use, the police in Delaware seems to be very interested
Many tourists and visitors to the Delaware beaches who are cited for DUI ask about the effect of a Delaware DUI on an out-of-state driver’s license. Delaware has reciprocity with some other states – but not all – concerning reporting DUIs to the home state’s motor vehicles department. Our DUI attorneys will help you to try and avoid reporting of your DUI case to your home state, and where the State of Delaware reports the matter to your home state, we will work with your attorney there to assist in minimizing the impact on your license.
If you have been arrested and charged with DUI in Delaware, please contact us at your earliest convenience to learn more about how we can help you minimize the impact of the arrest on your life, your license, and your future.