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Are You Facing a DUI?

Berkeley County DUI Attorney

DUI Defense Lawyers Association Member

We Make Defending Your Rights Our First Priority

If you were charged with a DUI, you should not hesitate to call for a lawyer as soon as it is possible. At Sutton & Janelle, PLLC, we have a particular focus on handling DUI cases. Because of our detailed knowledge and skill, we have earned countless favorable outcomes for our clients in West Virginia and Maryland.

Why Call Sutton & Janelle?

  • Over 70 years of combined experience.
  • Serving West Virginia & Maryland since 1999.
  • A boutique law firm known for obtaining large firm results.
  • You are not just a case number to us -- we personally handle your DUI from beginning to end.
  • FREE consultations for DUI cases!

Even for first time offenders, it is of the utmost importance that you do everything in your power to defend against the charges. Our Berkeley County DUI attorneys are here to help you get the charges reduced or even dropped completely.

Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with our Berkeley County DUI lawyer!

Penalties for a DUI in West Virginia & Maryland

If you are a first time offender in West Virginia, you may be facing a license suspension, a fine of anywhere between $100 and $1000, up to six months in jail, and the possible installation of an IID. Second offenders and beyond will face harsher fine that go as high as $5,000, a year-long license suspension, jail time that could last years, and the installation of an IID.

In Maryland, DUI penalties are as follows:

  • First time offense - six month license suspension, fines of up to $1,000, and jail time of up to a year.
  • Second time offense - one year license suspension, fines of up to $2,000, installation of IID, and jail time of up to two years.
  • Third time offense - 18 month minimum license suspension, fines of up to $3,000, installation of IID, and jail time of up to three years.

Please be aware, also, that if you are under the age of 21, penalties may differ. The penalties for aggravated DUI, when an individual's BAC is found to be .15 above the legal limit increases even more. These penalties could result in minimum of 48 hours and up to six months in jail and a maximum $1, 000 fine. If you are uncertain of what penalties you may be facing, and you want to be made aware of all of your rights and options, please call our firm at (304) 867-0049. Our Berkeley County DUI lawyers would be happy to help you.

Schedule a Free Consultation

If you are concerned about what to do following an arrest for a DUI, please schedule a free consultation at Sutton & Janelle, PLLC. Our Berkeley County DUI attorneys are here to support you, build a solid defense for your case, and help you through every step until we reach a favorable conclusion.

Schedule your free DUI consultation today to get started on defending yourself.

Your Experience Matters

Our Current & Past Clients Share Their Experience
  • “Mark Sutton had all of the charges dropped! If you are like me and don’t know where to go, come talk to Mark Sutton.”


  • “Good firm.”

    cliff edwards

  • “Charges dismissed”


  • “Mr. Sutton worked diligently to resolve my case and obtain the most favorable outcome I could expect.”

    Former Client

  • “Chris was truly my advocate. He listens, asks good questions to understand the situation, and went the extra mile in helping me through a difficult situation.”

    Micah W.

  • “Your choice of counsel is one of the most important decisions that you face when establishing your defense.”

    Former Client

  • “In two separate cases, Mark well exceeded my hopes in one and met them in another.”


  • “I understood everything that was going to happen through thorough explanation from Mark. ”


  • “Sutton & Janelle helped me overcome my anxieties in divorce with superb competence and consideration of my personal needs”


  • “Thank you, Mark, you are certainly an asset!”

    Former Client

  • “He’s knowledgeable and tried to understand my situation well.”


  • “His office staff was professional and polite and provided timely correspondence on very important Hearing dates.”

    Former Client

  • “Words can't describe how amazing this firm is!”

    Sarah L.

  • “Love Chris and his staff! Very welcoming, helpful and friendly!”


  • “Top Notch Service!!”

    Lora T.

What makes Sutton & Janelle, PLLC stand apart from all the rest?

  • 70+ Years Of Collective Legal Experience

    With our extensive experience and proven track record of success, you can be confident in our ability to successfully resolve your complex legal matter next. We have a complete understanding of the laws pertaining to your case and will fight tirelessly in order to exceed your expectations.

  • Personalized Attention Offered To Each Client

    When you enlist our supportive assistance, you will receive the one-on-one attention and individualized support that you deserve. We will not treat you as just another case number. We will not hand your case off to a paralegal. Our attorneys will personally handle each aspect of your case.

  • Boutique Firm Obtaining Large Firm Results

    We will prioritize your satisfaction every step of the way. We genuinely care about your success and will devote our time and energy to your case. We will inform you of your rights and help you make informed decisions. With our legal team in your corner, you may obtain the upper hand in court.

  • You Are Not Just A Case Number To Us

    We will treat you with the care, compassion, and respect that you deserve. We will work to understand your goals on a personal level so that we are better able to achieve them. Your success is our main priority. Let us serve as your zealous and trusted legal advocates.

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