To be eligible for a hardship license, you must now be able to present proof that you do not have access by public transportation to your required destination.
Before starting the vehicle, the device requires the driver to take and pass a breath test. For a full license reinstatement, the device must be used for at least two years. What do police officers look for when searching for drunk drivers on the highways? The list is based upon research conducted by the National Highway Traffic Administration: If I'm stopped by a police officer and he asks me if I've been drinking, what should I say?
Do I have a right to an attorney when I'm stopped by an officer and asked to take a field sobriety test? What is the officer looking for during the initial detention at the scene? The traditional symptoms of intoxication taught at the police academies are: What should I do If I'm asked to take field sobriety tests?
Should I agree to take a chemical test? What happens if I don't? The consequences of refusing to submit to a breath examination: Your drivers license will be suspended for days.
This is true even if you are found not guilty of the DUI charge. The fact of refusal can not be introduced into evidence. Do I have a choice of chemical tests?
Which should I choose? The officer never gave me a Miranda warning: Can I get my case dismissed? The officer took my license and served me with a notice of suspension after the breath test. How can he do that if I'm presumed innocent? How can I find a qualified drunk driving lawyer?
The financial terms of representation are clear. What will it cost to get a lawyer? In addition, the fee may vary by such other factors as: Is the offense a misdemeanor or felony? If prior convictions are alleged, the procedures for attacking them may add to the cost. The fee may or may not include trial or appeals. Administrative license suspension procedures may also be extra.
The lawyer may charge a fixed fee, or he may ask for a retainer in advance — to be applied against charges. Costs such as witness fees, independent blood analysis, service of subpoenas, etc. Whatever the fee quoted, you should ask for a written agreement and make sure you understand all the terms. What is the punishment for drunk driving? What is a rising BAC defense? Testimonials Hear what our clients have to say.
Elisa, I wanted to take the time to thank you. You treated me with kindness, respect and compassion. You work hard and it shows. Taking the extra time with me to make some important decisions is very much appreciated and certainly didn't go unnoticed. I really appreciate your efforts and think the way you cross examined the Brewster Police officers was brilliant. Elisa, Thank you for all your expertise yesterday. It is such a difference to wake up today and feel free to get on with my life and have my name cleared.
My friends and family who have supported me through this send a big thank you as well. I knew it was not going to not be easy. Thank you for your patience, professionalism and helping me have my name cleared. Elisa, Thank you for all of your diligence and hard work. You have no idea how much this meant to both of us, not only to prevail legally, but morally as well. You will not be forgotten. Elisa, Thank you so much for all you did for us in this ridiculous court case!
We so appreciated your willingness to take time to explain things to us, to prepare us for trial, to respond to our questions in a timely manner, and to do such a great job in court. If you ever need a reference, we would be happy to provide one. Elisa, I cannot thank you enough for how brilliantly you handled my trial. I can now go back to school, apply for the job I have wanted to for awhile and can do it without that OUI hanging over me.
With that, I could not have moved forward in my life as a nurse- so thank you! You were so impressive at my trial; so composed and smart. I learned that alcohol has no place in my life and can cause huge problems. You are the best. I wanted to say thanks… and most importantly tell you what a great job Elisa did. She really was excellent. While we may have had a little luck on our side to have gotten as favorable a decision as we did… Elisa really punched some holes in their entire process and won it for us.
Hi Elisa, Thanks again for everything! I hope your father praised you for your exceptional victory—this has GOT to mean ultimate respect in the courtroom! Everything seems to be working itself out. I know it was not easy. Thanks again and I hope all is well. Thank you for all your help and guidance through a very difficult process. I really appreciate all your hard work that helped me to resolve this issue.
Elisa, It is great to win! I hope this allows you to celebrate and continue on the path of great courtroom victories.
Elisa, Without your help my license would not have been possible. I just want to thank you again for all your hard work on my trial. I hope you and your family have a great Thanksgiving. Elisa and her father were extremely supportive. They both explained every step of the process and the possible outcomes. Fortunately, my outcome was very positive thanks to their professionalism and expertise with the law. Elisa and Michael Zawadzkas are extremely thorough and professional.
On extremely short notice they took control of a situation I was unfortunately in and produced an outstanding result. I can highly recommend them. I wanted to sincerely thank you for all your hard work throughout my case. The thanks from everyone on this note includes me, my mom, sisters and the rest of my friends and family.
Thank you for the competent and intelligent disposal of my case — you got the best possible result given the circumstances. Recent Cases It's our goal to get you the best possible outcome. Apr 10, Failure To Register: Mar 28, Negligent Operation: Feb 20, OUI: Dec 27, OUI: Dec 20, OUI: Dec 19, OUI: Dec 15, OUI: Dec 13, OUI: Nov 21, OUI: Nov 11, OUI: He was past president of The Rotary Club of Cleveland.
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