DUI attorneys know that even a first time DUI conviction can result in insurance issues for you. Many insurance companies have a clause in the insurance policy that allows them to cancel the policy immediately if you have arrested for DUI. Even if your insurance policy does not have this clause, your insurance costs will certainly increase. Even for a first time DUI offender, the increase can be significant. If you have an excellent driving record and the DUI is the only scar on your otherwise excellent driving record, the increase will be marginal. You cannot avoid this increase by changing your insurance company. When you change your insurance company, the new company will conduct a background check on you. Your background check will reveal your DUI conviction. A DUI attorney can assist you fight the DUI charges.