Wyoming Criminal Defense and DUI

DUI/DWAI – DUI Lawyers – Wyoming

DWAI DUI – Criminal Law Attorney - Wyoming Burg SimpsonIn 2016, there were nearly 14,000 motor vehicle accidents in the state of Wyoming, with 100 of them ending in a fatality. More than a quarter of those fatalities involved a driver under the influence of alcohol. If you have been in an accident that involved a drunk driver, you need to speak with a DUI lawyer immediately.

When your very liberty is at stake, you need a criminal defense lawyer who possesses both the necessary experience and resources to defend you successfully, even if it means going to court. At Burg Simpson in Wyoming, our award-winning team of lawyers, paralegals, and support staff have represented hundreds of Wyoming residents and out-of-state visitors over the last 40 years. We have successfully defended a wide variety of felony and misdemeanors charges.

If you need lawyer services with a criminal defense matter, call the Wyoming office of Burg Simpson at 307-527-7891 or fill out our Free Case Evaluation form as soon as possible.

Like every other state, Wyoming is an implied consent state when it comes to drinking and driving. What this means is that anytime someone gets behind the wheel of a motor vehicle in Wyoming, they implicitly consent to a chemical or blood test. Drivers stopped for suspicion of driving under the influence who refuse automatically lose their license.

The blood alcohol limit for drivers over 21 is set at .08 percent in Wyoming. For younger drivers, that limit is set at .02 percent. Punishments vary and include:

  • First offense: Up to six months imprisonment; up to $750 fine; license suspension for up to 90 days.
  • Second offense (or two offenses with five years): Up to six months imprisonment; up to $750 fine; license suspension for up to one year. Additionally, mandatory minimum prison time of seven days; a minimum fine of $200, and the installation of an ignition interlock device for one year.
  • Third and subsequent offenses (or three offenses with five years): Up to six months imprisonment; up to $3,000 fine; license suspension for up to three years. Additionally, mandatory minimum prison time of 30 days; a minimum fine of $750, and the installation of an ignition interlock device for two years.
  • A fourth offense within five years: Charge upgraded to a felony, which includes up to two years imprisonment; up to $10,000 fine; license suspension for three years. Additionally, mandatory minimum prison time of 30 days; a minimum fine of $750, and the installation of an ignition interlock device for five years to life.

If you have been arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol, get help from the criminal defense law firm of Burg Simpson today. Call right now at 307-527-7891.

If You Need a Criminal Law Attorney, Burg Simpson Can Help

If you need legal counsel or representation in a criminal matter, Burg Simpson’s experienced attorneys can help. Call us today at 307-527-7891 or fill out a Free Case Evaluation Form.

 October 18, 2019

Michael Burg Interviewed By Denver’s Channel 7 About The Dangers Of Vaping

Michael Burg Interviewed By Denver’s Channel 7 About The Dangers Of Vaping Michael Burg, the founding shareholder and a trial attorney with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, was interviewed by Denver’s Channel 7 on Thursday, October 17th  to discuss the the dangers of vaping. Click here to access Michael Burg’s interview on Denver’s Channel… Read more »

 October 16, 2019

Burg Simpson E-News – October 2019

OCTOBER 2019 E-NEWS GOOD LAWYERS $143 Million Settlement Secured for Victims of the Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions Michael S. Burg and Seth A. Katz have announced that an agreement has been reached between Columbia Gas, its parent company NiSource, Inc., and the lawyers representing multiple groups of plaintiffs in both mass action and class action… Read more »

 October 16, 2019

If You Have Had a Slip and Fall Accident

If You Have Had a Slip and Fall Accident By: Jessica Prochaska- Burg Simpson Shareholder and Personal Injury Trial Lawyer A Colorado slip and fall personal injury claim is filed in civil court and seeks compensation for the victim’s injuries. This type of claim alleges that a property owner failed to address a dangerous or… Read more »

 October 10, 2019

Angela McGraw on the Faculty of The American Board of Trial Advocates

Angela McGraw, Of Counsel with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, will be a presenter on the faculty of The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Masters in Trial® program on Thursday, November 14th. The presenters are members of ABOTA, trial experts, and experienced judges. ABOTA is ​dedicated ​to ​training ​the ​next ​generation ​of ​lawyers ​to ​meet ​the highest ​standards ​of ​professionalism ​and ​advocacy ​in ​the ​practice ​of ​law.  Established in 1958, membership in ABOTA continues to carry considerable prestige among attorneys, judges,… Read more »

VIDEO: Michael Burg Interviewed on Ring of Fire TV

 April 1, 2013

VIDEO: Michael Burg Interviewed on Ring of Fire TV

Burg Simpson’s Michael S. Burg is one of America’s leading lawyers when it comes to representing individuals injured by dangerous and defective medications. In this interview Michael talks to Ring of Fire T.V. host Mike Papantonio about immunity afforded to the makers of generic pharmaceutical drugs and the role of the FDA.

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