Being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs has a way of turning your life upside down. This is a serious crime that carries severe penalties in the event of a conviction. With this in mind, it's imperative that you understand what type of defense strategy will work in your favor.
Here are some of the many questions to address in relation to a DUI arrest:
-- What were the circumstances that lead to your arrest? For example, you may be able to argue that there was another reason for your erratic driving.
-- Is there reason to believe that the arresting officer used faulty equipment or administered a sobriety test in an inaccurate manner?
-- Were any mistakes made during the arrest?
As you can imagine, all of these questions can be answered in a number of different ways. This is why you need to address each question, with the help of a qualified legal team, without delay.
At our law firm, we've represented people charged with every possible type of DUI charge. For this reason, we know exactly what to expect as the process moves forward, as well as the steps you can take to protect your legal rights.
There is never a good time to believe that a driving under the influence charge is no big deal. This can alter your life in many ways, such as by making it difficult to keep or secure employment in the future.
By answering the right questions, you can make key decisions in regards to your DUI defense.