How to fight a DUI charge in Orange County California – Contesting a DUI charge can appear to be a daunting task. For this reason, it is important to be aware of a few of the testing glitches involved with measuring an individual’s blood alcohol content level. When being administered a Breathalyzer exam, these exams have had mechanical errors on occasion. Further, although this is the most frequently used exam to ascertain fan individuals blood alcohol content, it is not always the best indicator, or tool used for measuring a person’s alcohol level.
Moreover, the blood tests used for those being tested for a DUI also have the possibility of being inaccurate. Reasons the blood testing may be inaccurate could be due to lack of proper storage of the blood, if the blood is tainted by any external sources, as well as blood fermentation. If any of these instances are found to be true, it is possible that these exams may be inadmissible in a court of law, therefore, the charge would need to be dismissed.
Furthermore, in order for the DUI stop to be upheld the officer who stopped the individual needed to have probable cause to do so. For instance, when the stop was made the officer needed to have reasonable suspicion that the individual was partaking in an illegal act.
If you or someone you know is looking to take the next step toward retaining a criminal law attorney, it is important to perform your due diligence while researching an attorney that meets your needs. For more information regarding DUI, or other criminal charges it is important to contact your local criminal defense attorneys. Please call Yanez & Associates at 714-971-8000, for your free initial consultation. We look forward to assisting you with your matter.