West Chester DUI Lawyers
Did You Fail a Blood or a Breath Test?
Blood or breath tests are the standard by which many law enforcement officials stand by in determining a person’s sobriety, or lack of it. The short and simple explanation of DUI offenses are as follows: anyone whose blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) measures at 0.08% or above, can be arrested for driving under the influence.
There are so many factors that can affect the results of a BAC reading from a blood or breath test. If you have been arrested, please do not wait to seek defense. Your future may depend on it!
Contact our West Chester DUI attorneys at Meadows Law Firm for legal counsel.
Defenses to Blood and Breath Test Results
Just because test results showed that you were above the legal limit, it does not mean that your case is over and that you were guilty. Many factors could negatively affect your test results. If you refuse to take the test, you could also face several penalties.
The penalties for refusing a blood or breath tests are as follows:
- Fine of at least $375
- Up to 3 days in jail
- 6 months and up to 3-year license suspension
For example, breathalyzer machines, which are commonly used for taking blood samples, may be defective. The person who administered the test may have conducted the test improperly. Also, the lab may have mishandled the samples and inadvertently tampered with them as a result. To build a persuasive and well-thought out defense strategy, you will most certainly need the assistance of a West Chester DUI lawyer behind you.
Seek Assistance Now with Your DUI Case!
With over 45 years of combined experience to our name, Meadows Law Firm can stand firm against all opposition. While it may seem like everyone else is against you, you can rest assured knowing that we do everything in our power to protect your rights and fight driving under the influence charges.
Schedule a free consultation with us. We are available 24/7.