im on court supervision for a DUI. is there any blood or urine tests that can detect alcohol use from days ago? im talking i drank quite a bit on Thursday, will the blood or urine tests come back positive on monday morning?
I'm pretty sure this section is for the purpose of asking a "lawyer."
Not your mother, college roommate, or buddy.
As I would tell my students, "Google is your friend."
From the perspective of a lawyer, I'll tell you exactly what I tell clients: Maybe the best thing for you is to be afraid of getting caught with alcohol in your system.
1 = If you're restricted from drinking,
1 = And you wind up drinking anyway,
2 = You probably have a bigger problem out there you need to take care of.
Right now, you have two choices:
be afraid of getting caught,
or getting yourself under control.
Either choice is yours. If you get caught, you will probably wind up paying my rent rather than your own. (Which I wouldn't have a problem with).
Your goal should be trying to disappoint DUI defense attorneys by staying clean and getting things together.
The alcohol from a drink would be eliminated in approximately 6 - 9 hours from your system. Urine produced after this period would be negative for alcohol.
For really heavy drinking, about 24 hours flushes your system.
If the test includes the EtG testing, this can detect recent alcohol use for 26 all the way up to 80 hours depending on some other factors.
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