Yukon, OK asked in DUI / DWI for Oklahoma

Q: My daughter got a dui but she was not driving. The driver wrecked the car and then took off on foot.

She stayed with the car but took the keys out of the ignition and locked the vehicle. she had the keys in her purse when the police arrived but was not in the car. Can we get the dui dropped?

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Josh Davis
Josh Davis
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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Enid, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Probably. Unless the officers saw her I'll bring the vehicle or she was in the driver seat when they arrived, they will not be able to meet the elements of the crime. I would recommend consulting with a local attorney such as myself. Please let me know if I can be of further help.

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Frank A. Urbanic
Frank A. Urbanic
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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Maybe. The only way to know for sure is to hire an attorney who will investigate the case and advocate for your daughter.

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