We often discuss the personal and professional ramifications of drunk driving. Those accused of driving under the influence may have their reputation tarnished by a news story of their arrest, and a conviction can result in prison time, license suspension and crippling fines. Because it can be hard to undo this damage once you're convicted, finding good legal representation before your court case begins is crucial.
Even before that famous mug shot of Nick Nolte surfaced years ago, people have obsessed over celebrities who find themselves in trouble with the law. The reality is that fame doesn't protect anyone from an arrest or a court date if authorities suspect they've done something illegal. And while an incriminating photo of an actor or professional athlete provides celebrity tabloid fodder that's entertaining to some, it can also serve as a reminder that everyone makes mistakes.