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Upfront Legal Defense For Drugged Driving

While regulations related to the use of substances like marijuana for recreational purposes in South Dakota are still in debate, it remains illegal to drive a motor vehicle under the influence of street drugs and other controlled substances. This action is known as drugged driving and could lead to severe consequences. If you or someone you care about was charged with drugged driving, we are ready to help at Kinney Law, pc.

Attorney Matt J. Kinney has helped clients in Spearfish since 1996. He and the rest of our team are dedicated to providing legal advice based on the most current changes to the law. Our team is also committed to giving clients and their families the follow-up they need to gain clarity in a stressful situation.

Protecting Your Driving Rights

We are a law firm focused on developing legal solutions and on providing our clients with sound, straightforward answers. Attorney Kinney provides dedicated representation for drugged driving cases involving the use of a range of controlled substances, including, but not limited to:

At Kinney Law, pc, we are knowledgeable of all changes to the law and will try to find facts in your favor to protect your rights. Following are some things to keep in mind when you are facing drugged driving charges:

  • There are five types of felonies, ranging from one year of imprisonment to 10 years after five or more subsequent felonies.
  • Although regulations around the recreational use of marijuana are still in the works, there is a per se drugged driving law involving minors and drugged driving under the influence of cannabis or any other illicit substance.
  • Motorists implicitly give their consent to undergo chemical testing if required by relevant authorities to verify whether a driver consumed any illegal substance.

South Dakota laws related to drugged driving are strict. Depending on the facts and circumstances around your case, the sooner you get a lawyer to help you with your charges, the more opportunities you have to avoid trial. Discover what we can do for you.

Time Is Running Out

There is more to lose than your driving privileges when facing drugged driving charges. Call us at 605-340-0533 or fill out our online form to meet for an initial free consultation and discuss how we can address your case.