My boyfriend and I were pulled over on the side of the road in Newport Beach. The car was in park and we were looking for directions to a restaurant. Police car pulls behind us and rush to each of our windows and immediately as if he's been drinking because it smelled like alcohol and ask him to step out of the car. Yes he had been drinking, he denied it. Went through all of the physical test and passed them. Finally was asked if he would submit to the breathalyzer test, he declined. He was arrested for suspicion of DUI. The police officer that made the arrest was VERY NEW, it appeared it was his first time making an arrest like this. He kept going back and forth with his partner asking her questions. Final point his blood results came back with enough alcohol to be charged with a DUI. He moved out of state for other reasons.Also, the officers said someone called and reported a honda civic driving recklessly. This happened July 2018. His license is scheduled to be suspended on the 26th of this month October . What are his chances of fighting this and winning?
Impossible to give you odds, but it sounds like he might have a defensible case. He needs a good attorney
He should hire a DUI lawyer. On the limited information that you were able to give, there are some possible things to look into. Once someone looks at all of the evidence including police reports, he can get a pretty accurate picture of what he is facing.
This answer creates no attorney-client relationship. I am not your lawyer. This is NOT legal advice. It is a general discussion of legal principles. You should consult with an attorney.
Depends on the facts, for example was the car on, where were the keys to the car in not in the car, ect….
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