Q: Reiceived first dui in AL, bac was .084, in jail 5 hrs, have my DL, could I possibly get it dismissed? Do I plead guilty
No criminal history at all, was not intoxicated. Blew a .084 both times he tested me in the field and was under the legal limit at the jail. They held me for 5hrs and I was released with my DL. I need my drivers license for work to make a living. Is there any way I can get this dismissed and not on my record?
A: DUI charges are very complex to defend. You may be eligible for pretrial diversion, but that will depend on your DA's office policies and if you have a Commercial Driver's License, CDL. If you really need to save your license, you should get an attorney involved as soon as possible.
A: It sounds like you blew below .08 after the 20 minute deprivation period. If that is the case then you possibly can get it dismissed. It depends on whether or not you failed SFT’s and if the officer wrote the ticket under the correct code section. You are also eligible for diversion programs to keep it off your record. You need to consult with an attorney.
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