Drunk Driving Defense, DUI Arrest - FAQs

The 20 most frequently asked questions by individuals involved with a DUI or a marijuana DUI case. Click on the links to view Mr. Taylor's answers and/or recommendations. (The information provided here by the DUI defense firm has been referenced or linked to by more than 400 websites worldwide.)

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Frequently Asked Drunk Driving Questions

  1. What patterns do police look for when searching out intoxicated drivers on the road?

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  2. When a police officer pulls me over and asks if I had been drinking, how should I answer him?

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  3. Do I have a right to an attorney while taking a field sobriety test?

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  4. What physical and behavioral symptoms does an officer look for when he first pulls me over?

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  5. If a police officer asks me to take a field sobriety test, what should I do?

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  6. When a police officer asks me to follow an object with my eyes, what is he looking for?

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  7. What would happen if I refused to take the chemical test?

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  8. Can I choose which chemical test I take?

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  9. If I am not advised of my Miranda warning by the officer, can my case be dismissed?

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  10. What offenses can I be charged with?

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  11. The officer issued me a notice of suspension and took my license after my breath test. Aren't I assumed innocent first?

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  12. Am I allowed to represent myself during proceedings? How does retaining an attorney help me?

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  13. I am looking for an experienced DUI attorney. How do I find one?

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  14. What will retaining a DUI attorney cost me?

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  15. What are the penalties and immigration consequences for a DUI conviction?

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  16. What is a sentence enhancement?

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  17. What is it meant by a rising BAC defense?

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  18. What is it meant by mouth alcohol?

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  19. What types of defense options do I have for my DUI case?

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  20. I still have questions about my DUI case. Where can I get more help?

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