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Q: Can i get detained/arrested for refusing a breathalyzer test?


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John S. Fotopoulos
John S. Fotopoulos
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Orland Park, IL

A: If you were requested to submit to a chemical test, you have already been arrested if this a DUI case. Typically, you have a right to refuse chemical testing for a DUI unless there has been a serious injury or death.

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