Someone ran me off the road & my car was totaled the night the cop gave me the dui ticket.
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Most states have an under the influence of alcohol provision of their DUI laws. This provision does not necessarily require a blood or breath test. It would usually be proven by testimony regarding the circumstances of driving, the officers observation of the person, and performance on field sobriety tests. You need to hire an experienced DUI defense attorney ASAP
You can be charged under 63-11-30(a)...Operating under the influence. I call this the "rumbling, stumbling and fumbling" charge. It is an interesting case to defend. The officer will generally testify that you had bloodshot watery eyes, smelled like an alcoholic beverage and were unsteady on your feet. Without any filed sobriety tests or breath tests, the playing field can be evened out by a skilled DUI Trial attorney. You have been charged with a DUI. This is a serious offense that can have long term consequences, including restrictions from traveling to many foreign countries, including Canada. It can impact your ability to obtain employment. You will not be able to charm or talk your way out of this ticket. I suggest you contact a skilled DUI Attorney as soon as possible. You can get a free No Obligation Special Report on the "Hidden Secrets Law Enforcement Doesn't Want You to Know" at www.dlhattorneys.com.
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Can you be charged, yes. Have you been charged, yes. Now you need to defend the matter. I have defended several of these where the officers arrived to the scene of an accident and issued a ticket. It will be based on the officers observations.
Are these charges beatable? Yes. I have been successful in defending my clients in these matters. You do need counsel. I have yet to see an individual representing themselves beat a DUI charge
In no way am I offering you legal advice, and in no way has my comment created an attorney-client relationship. You are not to rely upon my note above in any way, but instead need to sit down with counsel and share all relevant facts before receiving fully-informed legal advice.
Yes, you can still be charged based on the officer's observations and opinion regarding whether you were under the influence. You may very well be able to mount a defense to the charge, but you'll want to be represented by an attorney.
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