Being arrested for drinking and driving or OWI (Operating while intoxicated) is a horrible feeling. Emotions are running high, the lack of certainty, and the fear of the court system can be overwhelming.
Do not worry; our law firm handles many drinking and driving cases all over southeast Michigan every month. We are familiar with the courts, the prosecutors, and the judges. We are here to navigate you through these tough times.
There are many ways to fight an Operating while Intoxicated charge. In summary, the police have to have had a legal reason to pull you over. The police then have to also have a legal reason to search you, which includes a preliminary breath test or breathalyzer. The police also have to have a legal reason to arrest you. If the police fail to properly follow the rules of law it could mean suppression of evidence and dismissal of charges.
Are you concerned you cannot prove the police did not do their job properly? Don’t be; the burden is on the prosecution to prove your guilt; we will make them prove their case against you.
What if the police did everything properly is it still worth hiring an Operating while Intoxicated defense lawyer? Yes, an Operating while Intoxicated defense lawyer can minimize the effect that the charge will have on your record, minimize the fines you pay to the court, minimize the fines paid to the secretary of state, and minimize the amount of probation and requirements the court imposes on you. Overall a criminal defense lawyer can make sure that you are treated properly throughout the judicial process.
Our law firm is dedicated to delivering powerful results. If you have been charged with a drinking and driving offense contact Michigan criminal defense lawyer Aaron J. Boria today for a free consultation. (734) 453-7806