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Frank Stephen Ward

Frank Stephen Ward

Ward Law, LLC
  • DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets
  • Alabama
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Frank Ward is a DUI lawyer helping clients throughout North Alabama. He became a member of the National College for DUI Defense in 2010 and is a co-author of the Alabama DUI Handbook. He has helped many clients avoid DUI convictions, get their driver licenses back, and expunge DUIs off of their court and criminal records. Recognized among other lawyers for his skill and knowledge in DUI defense, he has given presentations to other lawyers on defending DUI cases.

In addition to being admitted to practice in the courts of Alabama, Mr. Ward is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama. While Mr. Ward’s legal practice is focused heavily on DUI defense, driver license suspensions, and Expungements, his practice also includes estate planning and probate of estates. Mr. Ward's practice includes both trial and appellate work. Mr. Ward has previously served as president of the Huntsville Young Lawyers and on the board of the Huntsville Young Professionals.

Mr. Ward received his B.A. from the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2003 with majors both in English and Philosophy. He graduated from Cumberland School of Law in 2006. While attending Cumberland, Mr. Ward served as Research and Writing Editor for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy, the nation’s oldest law review dedicated to the advancement of trial advocacy.

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Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Traffic Tickets
Additional Practice Areas
  • Driver License Suspension & Revocation
  • CDL Disqualification
  • Expungement of Criminal Record
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Professional Experience
Owner
Ward Law, LLC
- Current
Partner
Price, Flowers & Ward, PC
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Attorney
Ables, Baxter, Parker, Pippin & Avant, PC
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Attorney
Watson, Jimmerson, Martin, McKinney, Helms & Artrip, PC
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Education
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
J.D. (2006) | Law
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Honors: Editorial Board, National Journal of Trial Advocacy
University of Alabama - Huntsville
B.A. (2003) | English & Philosophy Double Major
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Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar # 1426F66W
Member
Current
National College for DUI Defense
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Alabama DUI Handbook
Thomson Reuters
Speaking Engagements
Alabama DUI Defense Update: How to Help Clients Achieve the Best Possible Outcome, Webinar
M. Lee Smith
Covering the the basics of defending a DUI case in Alabama as well as fighting the companion administrative driver license suspension case.
Alabama DUI Law, Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Huntsville, Alabama
Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
The basics of Alabama DUI defense and Alabama administrative driver license suspensions
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1 Questions Answered

Q. I got a dui and a att to alude I want to see what is the consequences?
A: There are many factors that go into what the likely outcome would be. A good lawyer might be able to negotiate with the prosecutor and reach an agreement in which one or more of your charges is dropped. Alternatively, a lawyer might be able to win your case either on a pretrial motion or at trial. If you were convicted of these charges there is a range of punishment the judge could impose. A big factor in sentencing would be what your criminal record looks like. For example, if you have prior DUI or other convictions. Let's focus on just the DUI for a second. You could receive a fine as low as $600 or up to several thousand dollars depending on your record and how harsh the judge wants to be. You would also have to pay court costs. As far as jail goes, for a first offense DUI in Alabama, the law allows the judge to sentence you to anywhere from 0 days up to 1 year, all or part of which may be suspended. If you are convicted of DUI you will have to complete a court order CRO program. You may be placed on supervised or unsupervised probation. Your license will be suspended for a period of time (all or part of which may be swapped out for ignition interlock time depending on your record), and you may or may not have to have to have an ignition interlock device installed on your vehicle and ignition interlock restricted driver license for a period of time. Fleeing or Attempting to elude (Alabama Code Section 13A-10-52) can be either a Class A Misdemeanor or a Felony if someone other than the defendant was physically injured or killed. In other words it is a serious offense with the risk of jail time. It would also result in a driver license suspension from 6 month to 2 years. The bottom line is these are serious offenses. You NEED a lawyer to represent you on them if you do not have one already.
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Ward Law, LLC
Suite 2B
221 Eastside Square
Suite 2B
Huntsville, AL 35801
USA
Telephone: (256) 384-5699