Vehicular Charges Can Have Serious Consequences
Vehicular criminal cases are always done at the state level. If you are being charged with a DUI/DWI, Sapone & Petrillo, LLP, can help. We have represented clients throughout New York who know how important it is to eliminate this from your record. From our initial conversation, we start working on a personalized strategy that will work based on the specifics of your case. When necessary, we talk with experts who can help guide us in the right direction. This is all crucial when it comes to your case.
Hard To Find Errors Can Change Everything
If your blood alcohol content (BAC) is .08 or higher, the state can legally charge you with a DUI or a DWI. Our first mode of defense is saying that the breathalyzer or intoxilyzer, if you waited until you were at the police station, did not properly work. User error happens all the time. It’s also possible that alcohol stayed in your mouth, meaning the machine is picking up that and not the actual alcohol in your blood. Field sobriety tests are done incorrectly all the time. Just because they claim to have done hundreds of them does not mean they did so perfectly.
Besides pointing out the common mistakes others make, there are other defense strategies. Perhaps you did not sleep well the night before. Maybe a medication you are on can make you drowsy and have you slurring your words. Getting the opinion of medical experts is important. Furthermore, we can challenge the actual act of getting pulled over. Did the police officer have reasonable suspicion to pull you over? Did they have probable cause to search your vehicle? If not, any evidence gathered is thrown out. Thus, no case.
Have An Experienced Litigator By Your Side
Having a DUI/DWI charge on your record can lead to numerous headaches down the road. Some people rely on needing a license in order to get to their job or pick up their family. If they lose it, it makes life increasingly complicated. Our team knows how to pull apart the pieces of a case and find where things went wrong. We challenge everything and will not back down when your future depends on it.