Calling field sobriety tests into question for a DUI defense
In a recent blog post, we discussed how field sobriety tests can often produce incorrect results. If you recall, we touched on how these tests sometimes indicate that drivers are intoxicated when they aren’t. That point alone might be crucial in your drunk driving criminal defense.
We know that you might feel like your life as you know it is over because of the drunk driving charge you are facing. The life changes that can occur are all reasons why you need to get up and get moving on your defense. Instead of letting feelings of despair rule your life, you need to be proactive. Working on your defense is one way you can do this.
As we go through your case, we look at what the prosecution’s claims are. Our goal for most drunk driving cases is to call the prosecution’s claims into question by showing evidence that could negate those claims. Some of those claims might be based on a field sobriety test, which might give us an opportunity to raise doubts about the claims being made against you. Even when we know that you were actually driving after drinking, your defense points should try to lessen the blow of the penalties you might face.
We understand that the criminal justice system might be daunting, especially if this is your first criminal charge. We want you to understand the process and what options you have at each step of the case. Even if you have prior offenses, we can help you learn about the specific points of this case.