DUI Defense

Christian Van Riper

Timothy C. Nies

"We produce solutions for clients in trouble..."

Van Riper & Nies Law believes in hard work, personal attention and an aggressive defense in fighting for our clients' freedom.

Our attorneys, Christian Van Riper and Tim Nies, are experienced and skilled trial attorneys. Christian, the head of our Criminal Defense Practice, is a former prosecuting attorney for the State of Florida, where he prosecuted and tried complex DUI cases. From his years as a Florida DUI Prosecutor, Christian has a unique insight into how Martin County and St. Lucie County prosecutors evaluate and prosecute DUI cases.  Our attorney, Timothy Nies, is a U.S. Army Veteran, having served with the elite 75th Ranger Regiment, and a former insurance defense trial attorney where he litigated complex injury cases, including motor vehicle accident cases involving the use of alcohol. 

Christian and Tim are known for the personal attention they give to their clients, and, most critical, for leaving no stone unturned  in their fight for their clients' rights and freedom.  The firm's clients find it comforting that they have retained a skilled DUI defense attorney, who truly cares about them, their families, and their future 

Our attorneys will sit down with you to explain your rights for free, no matter how long it takes or whether at night or the weekends. Briefly, a DUI in Florida is a  serious criminal offense that can result jail time and suspension of your driver's license. Even worse is it involves a motor vehicle accident.  If you, or someone you know, has been arrested for a DUI, or for a refusal to take a breathalyzer test, contact our attorneys as quickly as possible.  Christian and Tim, who try all cases as a powerful trial team, will defend you in court and in administrative proceedings before the Department of Highway Safety and  Motor Vehicles. 

Christian and Tim do not give up, but tenaciously defend their clients in a court of law. That is their job. That is why our clients hire us and refer us to friends and family members.  We simply do not plead guilty for you to obtain a fee – we work hard for your rights and freedom and are ready and willing to take your DUI case to a jury, if plea negotiations are unjust.  

In addition to DUI defense, our trial lawyers represent clients accused of other alcohol-related crimes such as BUI (Boating Under the Influence), DUI manslaughter, and felony DUI based on multiple DUI convictions.

For more information about our practice and for a free consultation, please call us, complete the confidential contact form below or e-mail Timothy Nies at tim@vanriperandnies.com.

900 SE Ocean Boulevard, Suite 140-E
Stuart, FL 34994
Tel: 772-283-8712

Satellite Offices: West Palm Beach and Deerfield Beach.

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