Q: Can I be punished if I'm stopped by police and refuse to answer questions about how much I've had to drink?
A: You have every right not to answer that specific question. That can be an incriminating statement that the police can use against you. You also do not have to take the field sobriety test or the breathalyzer.
A: Were you visibly drunk? Why were you stopped? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
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