Kentucky DUI Defense Lawyers

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DUI Defense Attorneys

At Barrow Brown, our DUI defense attorneys are committed to defending the rights of those charged with driving under the influence (DUI / DWI) in Louisville and surrounding counties. Whether you're facing a first time DUI charge, or you have multiple convictions, your case is too important not to get the best legal assistance you can find. Our attorneys know our clients are worried about losing their license, their employment, or even their freedom. We know that when this happens people need quick and clear answers to their legal questions.

Our attorneys take the time to educate our clients in the relevant areas of Kentucky law. We want to make sure that you understand all of the charges against you, as well as the possible fines and penalties related to each charge. We know that allowing you to play an active role in your case allows us to represent you more accurately, and successfully.

If you or a loved one is facing DUI charges, call an experienced DUI defense attorney at 502-413-2995.

Kentucky DUI Laws

Kentucky is notorious for inflicting tough penalties on those charged with Driving Under the Influence. A blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 is all it takes to get arrested for driving under the influence in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Even first time offenders face license suspension, fines and the possibility of jail time. Knowing what to do when faced with arrest means the difference in jail time, job loss and your freedom.

It is not uncommon for the police to make mistakes in conducting DUI arrests. Whether a police officer improperly administers a Blood Alcohol Concentration test, or your blood alcohol content appears elevated due to your medication, or even if you are simply in the wrong place at the wrong time, our DUI attorneys will guide you in the aggressive defense of your case. We also understand that people sometimes make bad decisions, especially when they have been drinking. Our lawyers will carefully review all the details of your case, in order to advise you of the best possible outcome for your DUI case.

The DUI Court Process

The Kentucky court process for DUI charges generally involves 2 or 3 steps. The major steps in the process are:

The arraignment. This is when plea is entered and the judge may set conditions of release, impose bail, or order you to stay in jail; A varying number of mandatory pre-trial court dates follow, during which motions may be scheduled, or a plea bargain may be entered. Finally, if the case cannot be resolved by agreement, we will try your case, either before a judge or a jury.

The most complicated step in the process is the decision of whether or not to take the case to trial. This decision is ordinarily based on the circumstances surrounding your arrest, including the type and timing of any BAC test.

Why Choose us?

OUR GOAL IS SIMPLE - to provide you with aggressive DUI defense. We are a small, local law firm focusing on quality, not quantity. We don't spend a lot of money advertising, we don't seek publicity, and we don't make promises that we cannot keep. What we do is provide each client with personal attention and guidance, as well as a strategic, effective DUI defense geared to get you the best possible result.

When it comes to your freedom, Experience Matters

Aggressive DUI Defense - Better Results


Kentucky inflicts tough penalties on those charged with Driving Under the Influence. Even first time offenders face license suspension,and tough fines.


In KY, the penalties are much more severe with repeat DUI offenses. These include mandatory license suspension and incarceration.


Your DUI may be considered an aggravated DUI under specific circumstances, such as excessive speed, causing an accident or high BAC levels. These cases carry additional penalties.


In Kentucky, you can receive a DUI charge for driving under the influence of any intoxicating drug. Drug cases can be especially difficult, as there is no set blood testing standard to determine intoxication.

Your Rights - Our Commitment

For more than a decade, our lawyers have acquired a reputation as tough trial advocates. Our founding partners are now among the most award-winning trial attorneys in Kentucky.

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