Q: Is there any kind of defense for someone getting a dui while fleeing from a domestic assault?
Left home In vehicle to get away from being beat up by partner..then partner called 911 to have police pull her over for drinking and driving. There was a roommate witness.
A: You could certainly attempt a necessity defense in a case like this. Ideally the situation is also something the prosecutor would take into consideration and he or she might be willing to dismiss the charges under the circumstances.
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