Sellersburg, IN asked in DUI / DWI for Indiana

Q: Can you actually be cited if you were just sleep deprived and not drunk?

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Paul Stanko

  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • South Bend, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: Yes. Charges are filed based upon probable cause. If the case goes to trial, the State will have to prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt. If the defendant was neither intoxicated nor had alcohol or a controlled substance in the body in violation of the per se statute, that would be a defense. An experienced OWI defense attorney is needed to adequately defend this case.

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