Having a DUI conviction on your record can do a lot of damage to your life. Many employers would not hire you, and many insurance companies will raise your rates higher than you ever thought possible. Of course, your driving privileges will be suspended for 6 months to a year. You may even spend time in jail. Think of the public embarrassment you will experience when you can’t drive your kids to their Little League game. Consider what you will tell your boss when you cannot drive to a meeting or he notices your wife driving you to work every day.
If you are charged with a DUI, retain a DUI Defense Lawyer Tyler TX immediately. Visit website Hopefully you are aware that you do not have to answer any questions when you are stopped and you do not have to submit to a breathalyzer test or a blood test. Of course, the police can get a court order forcing you to submit to a blood test.
The attorney will take charge immediately and begin your defense by handling all of the conversations with the prosecutor. If the attorney is not able to get the charge dismissed or reduced to reckless driving, then he will be fully prepared to go to trial. The DUI Defense Lawyer Tyler TX will be an experienced lawyer in the court room.
The first item the attorney may object to is the use of the breathalyzer test results. He will want to know the experience of the officer who administered the test with using it. The attorney will ask for the date it was last calibrated and he will ask for the results of the breathalyzer before the calibration and after it. This is a wise action on the part of your attorney because often the tests are skewed by an inexperienced officer or a machine that is not properly calibrated. Many officers on duty during the holiday period are junior officers who don’t have the seniority to get the time off. An experienced attorney will know the exact methodology for processing a blood sample. If the proper procedure was not followed, then the attorney will ask the court to throw the evidence out and the charge along with it. Holmes, Moore, Waldron, & Parrish P.L.L.C. has the experience to handle this aspect of the evidence and any other challenge that needs to be made.