Q: My son was arrested for DUI with a BAC of .07. The limit for DUI is .08. will his be reduced or dropped possibly?
A: The prosecution will likely offer him a reduced charge. However, I would strongly recommend hiring an attorney to evaluate his case. There could be a chance depending on the facts of the case to have the charges dismissed altogether.
Dale S. Gribow agrees with this answer
A: more info needed
how old is son? what courthouse? Riverside files .07 but most courts do not.
depending on the facts you might get a reckless or less
contact me email@example.com and i will try to give you some lawyers names for his case after i learn what court you are dealing with on this matter
A: Good afternoon. There are a lot of variable that come into play for your sons case. He may get lucky and the case may not get filed. However, there are actually 2 laws. One is a blood alcohol of .08 or higher and the other is driving under the influence which can be charged regardless of his blood alcohol level. It will also depend if he did any testing in the field where his BAC was higher. I would recommend contacting an attorney to discuss the case.
A: Great Question
I should ask how old is your son, assuming he is over 21 years old
there are 2 counts they can file, VC 23152A and VC 23152B
the (B) count is in regards to over the limit of BAC. Consult with an attorney to go over your issues the consult is free.
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