Q: What are my option to lessen my charge of a dui?
I was arrested for a DUI for driving under the influence of Adderall and prescription medicine I am prescribed. It is my first offense ever, and I am a med student. I was slurring my words slightly which is why they arrested me. However when at the police station a brethalyzer was perfromed and i blew 0.00. Then, approximately 2 hours later I went to work at the hospital and passed out from dehydration. I have paperwork from the Emergency room to document
A: Your best option is to hire a skilled DUI/DWI lawyer to examine the police records, just like if you wanted to have the best chance of beating your cancer you go to an oncologist or surgeon. But just like doctors, you don't want just anyone, you want the best as it gives you the best chance of winning. But remember in general a good lawyer is never cheap and a cheap lawyer is generally never good.
Lastly you should never post information like you did here which is on a public website that can be traced back to you as you made an admission that you took Adderall prior to operating your vehicle and if you were slurring your words it thus can be proven that you were under the influence of the drug thus the charge. Only talk about your case in the office of the attorney you choose, never over the phone or internet, the government today watches everything you do from social media to all calls.
A: They will attempt to prove their case beyond reasonable doubt that you were under the influence of some type of drug, not alcohol. Your best bet is to invest in a seasoned attorney to defend you because unlike an Alcotest which is a scientific device a drug recognition dui is purely subjective which trial attorneys are able to effectively challenge and poke holes at.
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