Etna, CA asked in DUI / DWI for California

Q: If after arrest for 2nd dui, I forgot to mention I drank after driving, is there a way to fight it?

I got in an accident not at fault right by my house. I went home to check in before the police arrived. I was in shock and had a couple shots to calm my nerves not thinking I would be breathalyzer since I wasn't at fault. I know stupid. When giving police report I mentioned I had a couple beers before driving but it was hours prior. I forgot to mention my drinks at home in the report and was arrested. Is there a way I can contact and update the report to avoid a second dui?

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Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair
Mr. Hudson Thomas Bair
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: The statements, regardless of whether they are included in the police report, will likely not affect the charges you face, nor the settlement offers you receive. You should probably contact a local DUI defense attorney to discuss the best way to proceed in your case, they can help you develop the evidence necessary to help prove the truth of your statements in this question, or demonstrate why the defense won't be successful.

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