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DWI/DUI Lawyer

Missouri DWI

In Missouri, a DWI, or Driving While Intoxicated, is given someone operating a vehicle with a BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) over 0.08 or higher. There are many factors that can falsely raise your BAC number during a traffic stop, including prescription drugs, meals that you've eaten, your emotional state at the time of the traffic stop, and more. It is important to know that these false readings might lead to an arrest, and it is up to your Kansas City DWI attorney to determine the facts and set the record straight in court. Not every Kansas City DWI is the same; Each are as unique to the circumstances surrounding the arrest as well as the individuals and police officers involved. If you or a loved one have been arrested for and are facing charges for a Kansas City DWI, it is imperative that you contact a Kansas City DWI lawyer to discuss the facts of your case, and your legal options moving forward. Award-Winning Kansas City DWI lawyer Christopher J. Angles has the experience and knowledge to help guide you through this difficult process, please contact our offices today for a complimentary consultation to discuss your unique Kansas City DWI case.

Kansas DUI

In the State of Kansas, a DUI, or Driving Under the Influence, is a felony given to and individual operating a motor vehicle with a BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) of over 0.08. Recently eaten meals and changes to your diet, stress levels, prescription drugs, and other outside factors can affect the result of your breathalyzer test. Your Kansas City DUI lawyer should be familiar with these types of factors, and should be able to present your with a multitude of other cases that they have worked on demonstrating their knowledge and experience in Kansas City DUI charges. If you or someone you know has been charged with a Kansas City DUI, please do not hesistate. Contact an attorney immediately who is familiar with the intricacies of Kansas City DUI procedure and legal proceedings. Each case is unique, and there are numerous factors to be considered. Contact award-winning Kansas City DUI lawyer Christopher J. Angles today for a complimentary consultation into your Kansas City DUI case.

Kansas City Commercial DUI and Commercial DWI

A Kansas City commercial DUI or DWI differs from a normal DUI or DWI in that it occurs when the accused is operating a commercial vehicle. The BAC (Blood Alcohol Limit) for a Commercial DUI or DWI is more strict than a regular DWI or DUI, with the limit being 0.04 instead of 0.08. Aside from the various factors listed above, there are several instances where a BAC reading might read closer to 0.04, including things like mouthwash, drinking the night before, changes in diet, prescription pills, and more. If you, a loved one, or an employee has been wrongfully accused of a commercial DUI or DWI, it is imperative that you contact a Kansas City commercial DUI lawyer immediately. We offer a complimentary consultation for our clients, so please contact our offices today.

What You Should Know About a Kansas City DUI or DWI

A DWI or DUI in Kansas City is not a charge to be taken lightly. The law is not lenient to those who choose to drink and drive. A DWI or DUI charge can cost you thousands of dollars in fines, can cost you your job and future career prospects, can affect your academic career as a student or student athlete, can cause you immense stress, and can become a stigma on your reputation. The effects of a DWI or DUI are not always obviously felt at first, and hiring a qualified, knowledgable DWI or DUI attorney can help minimize the damage. Remember: It's never smart to drink and drive, but if you find yourself in a situation where you are facing DUI or DWI charges, hiring an attorney is of utmost priority for your defense. We offer a complimentary consultation, so please contact our offices today to discuss the facts of your case and your options moving forward.

Have you been convicted of a DUI or DWI in Kansas City?

The time to act is now. Your freedom is at stake, and consulting with an attorney immediately is the best way to insure the best possible outcome for your case, and mitigate harsher sentencing.

We offer a complimentary consultation to potential clients who are facing a pending DUI or DWI charge, or who have been recently arrested for a DUI or DWI. Please contact our offices today to learn more about how we can help you.

Kansas City Best of the Bar

For 14 years, the legal community in Kansas City has recognized its best attorneys in private practice as the Kansas City Business Journal’s Best of the Bar.

National College of DUI Defense

The National College for DUI Defense®, Inc. (NCDD) is a professional, non-profit corporation dedicated to the improvement of the criminal defense bar, and to the dissemination of information to the public about DUI Defense Law as a specialty area of law practice.

Martindale-Hubbel AV-Preeminent

AV Preeminent® (4.5-5.0) - AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.

Super Lawyers

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Our Commitment to Service

The Angles Law Firm LLC is committed to providing our clients clear and thorough communication. Your accessibility includes direct conversations with your attorney and any phone calls will be returned in a timely fashion. All information concerning your case will be transparent and approachable. You can trust our firm to walk you through the legal process.
Most of the hard work for your defense occurs before the trial. The Angles Law Firm LLC prides itself on careful, thoughtful preparation to ensure you the best legal outcome. We limit our caseload to ensure each client has maximum attention to their needs in either state or federal court for Kansas and Missouri. Our legal defense experts will help you rest easy knowing your case is diligently prepared for.
Christopher J. Angles is ranked as one of the top lawyers in Kansas City. This achievement is a direct result of proven success. The Angles Law Firm LLC is peer reviewed as one of the go-to firms for jury trial. With your freedom on the line, confide in an experienced professional. With an extensive track record acquitting numerous individuals in both federal and state trials, you can trust our expertise to deliver proven results.
Legal challenges can lead to stress and worry for any person charged with a serious crime. Clients of The Angles Law Firm LLC can expect dignity and respect throughout their representation. We honor your time and livelihood and will ensure you are treated as a citizen with protected rights. Your peace of mind is crucial to happiness and we will do our best to protect your character throughout the legal process.