In most DWI cases, the driver’s blood alcohol concentration reading is a very important piece of evidence. In North Carolina, an individual who tests at .08 percent or higher faces a high likelihood of conviction. Precise test results can also be critical because a reading of .16 percent invokes harsher penalties and a driver under 21 can be charged with DWI for having any alcohol in his or her system.
At Christina Rivenbark & Associates in Wilmington, you can meet with a proven DWI defense attorney who has in-depth knowledge of breath and blood testing. We recognize client experiences and indicators in police reports that justify challenging the validity or admissibility of a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) reading.
The two breath testing devices most used by police in New Hanover, Sampson, Columbus, Bladen, Duplin and surrounding counties are the handheld Alco-Sensor and the state’s certified machine for DWI/DUI testing, the Intoxilyzer 5000. Alco-Sensor results have limited value in court, but your Intoxilyzer reading will be used against you unless your lawyer finds a viable way to challenge how the machine was operated or maintained.
Our veteran attorneys are highly aware of facts and factors that can be used to get BAC evidence excluded, along with other defense strategies we can pursue. We take a hard look at whether equipment may have been improperly calibrated or the person who gave you the test was not properly trained or qualified.
As part of our investigation into your case and legal options, we can also consider challenging field sobriety tests and whether the officer had legal cause for your DWI stop. Our experience extends to representing our clients effectively at DWI refusal hearings.
Anyone arrested for drunk driving has a lot on the line due to today’s strict laws and penalties. If you have been convicted of DWI before or are trying to protect a commercial driver’s license (CDL), your choice of a drunk driving defense attorney can be even more critical.
If you are looking for a lawyer experienced in challenging blood alcohol concentration and fighting DWI charges on other grounds, please call 910-251-8080 to request a free consultation at our firm today.
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