If you are charged with a DWI violation, you have a lot to consider when it comes to your legal situation. That is, with this being a criminal matter, you may be sentenced to jail time, hefty fines, license suspension, and even a permanent criminal record that can hurt your future opportunities. This is why you must explore all your possible defenses, if any apply to the circumstances of your being pulled over. Continue reading to learn what defenses you can take against your DWI charge and how an experienced Spring Valley DWI defense attorney of The Law Office of Kevin T. Conway can fight on your behalf when the time comes.
Whenever a law enforcement officer pulls someone over on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, they must conduct field sobriety tests to confirm the level of intoxication. Examples of different field sobriety tests read as follows:
The officer must follow a specific procedure for these tests, or else it will be considered illegally conducted. So, you can argue that you unfairly failed a field sobriety test, and subsequently received a DWI charge, if any of the following scenarios apply to you:
Along with arguing the illegally conducted field sobriety tests, you can argue any of the following:
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