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Q: Can you say no to a field sobriety test?
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Ryan Posey answered on Jun 2, 2018

Yes, you may always refuse to perform the field sobriety tests.

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Q: Can you get a DUI for marijuana?
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Ryan Posey answered on May 12, 2018

Yes.

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Q: Do you have to do a breathalyzer test if a cop stops you?
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Ryan Posey answered on Feb 9, 2018

No, you can always refuse the PBT. Just know that doing so will result in the suspension of your license. Talk to an attorney about ways to mitigate this with the MVA.

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Q: Can you be convicted of a dui for just failing field sobriety test not urine blood or any other test? I

Found drugs but I only failed field sobriety test no urine blood or anything.

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Ryan Posey answered on Jan 1, 2018

Could you be convicted? Yes, it is still possible. However the less evidence the State has the more difficult it is to convict you. What drugs were found would be of particular importance in your case. Also whether by "failed field sobriety" you mean the regular test or the DRE examination.

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Q: If a police officer asks me to take a field sobriety test, what should I do? Do I really have a choice?
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Ryan Posey answered on Aug 16, 2017

You always have a choice. A police officer cannot force you to take the field sobriety tests. However if you refuse to take a breath or blood test, that refusal may result in a suspension of your driver's license.

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Q: Can a DUI conviction result in jail time, even if no one was injured?
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Ryan Posey answered on Jul 31, 2017

Yes, a DUI conviction can always result in jail time - especially if you have had prior offenses.

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Q: Can a public defender stand in court in you place for a dui
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Ryan Posey answered on Jul 31, 2017

No, a DUI is a must appear offense that requires you to be in court.

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