I completely blacked out in Atlantic City and woke up in the ER. I didn't get fluids or anything. I'm pretty sure the cops brought be to the hospital. I don't think I was being disorderly or anything. What happens next? Do I get a ticket or a court date in the mail? My blood alcohol was over 300
No lawyer can answer a question as to whether somebody will be criminally charged when there is no information provided.
If they tested you over 300 you might as well retain your lawyer now.
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More information is needed to answer your question. However, if you are charged with an offense, particulary a DWI or criminal citation, I would strongly suggest seeking experienced counsel to represent you.
It's impossible to answer this question since you really don't have any information. Who were you with? Were you driving? ASk the people who you were with what happened. Otherwise, you'll have to sweat it out to see what comes in the mail from the police.
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Much more information is needed. You should contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible.
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There is no way to tell if you will receive any type of ticket or criminal charges from the information you provided. As the other attorneys have suggested, if you were with other people, ask them the situation which lead to the police being called and if they witnessed your behavior. Those answers will give you the most insight. Good luck.
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There's no way to know. You could receive a summons in the mail. If you do, contact a lawyer.
Being drunk is not a crime or an offense of any kind. It is likely that if you were going to be charged with anything, such as disorderly conduct or a DWI, a summons would have been left with you. Your question raises another issue: At that level of intoxication you are approaching alcohol poisoning, making you vulnerable to victimization, serious injury or death. If you intended to drink that much I would recommend that you seek counseling to determine why you would make such a poor decision. If you did not intend to drink that much, your situation is even more hazardous. It means that once you begin to drink you cannot predict where it will take you or how much you will have to drink.You might consider attending an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in order to get some insight into the dangers of taking that first drink.
Wait until you get a summons in the mail. If you get one, then retain an attorney or apply for a public defender. Otherwise, it is too soon to take any action at this point. In the meantime, be grateful that you're alive and able to post your question on AVVO.
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I concur with other counsel, more information is needed? Were you driving? If so, you will probably be charged with DWI. The police cannot get your blood alcohol reading from the hospital without a subpoena. The 300 level used by hospitals is not what is used by the State to determine intoxication, although it can be converted to a BAC reading used by the State. If you were not driving, you might get a summons for disorderly conduct - depending on what you did. If you were with others, I suggest that you ask them what happened. In either case, if you are charged with anything, I strongly suggest you retain counsel to either fight the charge, have it downgraded or, to be sentenced to the minimum penalties the law requires.
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