Frasier & Griffin, PLLC is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, with its main office only minutes from the Durham County Courthouse. In addition, we have a Raleigh office located near the 440 belt line and Wake Forest Rd. as well as an extensive network of partners across the state that allow us to assist our clients throughout the Carolinas.
Driving alcohol and then driving intoxicated could cause a lot of issues in your life. You may lose your license and go to jail. Not only that, this could lead to losing your job, and family members may turn away from you. Let’s not forget that driving intoxicated can also lead to an accident, which could end up causing harm to other people.
Despite these risks, many people continue to drink and drive. If one of these people is you, it’s important to know what could happen if you’re stopped by police and what your legal rights.
Do you have to take the breathalyzer test?
You do not have to take the breathalyzer test, but it’s important to know you will lose your license for a year if you do not. The decision to not take the test may do more harm than good if you are not over the legal limit – .08%.
Call a witness.
Most people do not know that when they do take the breathalyzer test and the exercises to prove intoxication that they can call in a witness. You can call your friend, loved one, or someone else you know just to watch. This can come in handy if you go to court.
Attorney Randy Griffin explains what you should do when you’re stopped. He explains the 30 day driving restriction, the DWI classes you must take to get your license reinstated, and much more.
#FreeAdviceFriday – Attorney Randy Griffin explains what to do if you are stopped for a DWI. He also explains what could happen if you refuse to take a breathalyzer test. If you have questions, call us at 919-680-4039.
Posted by Frasier & Griffin PLLC on Thursday, November 15, 2018
If you have to report to court because of a DWI, contact the best criminal defense lawyers in Raleigh and Durham at 919-680-4039. We can provide advise and representation to preserve your legal rights when you’re stopped for DWI.
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