Being arrested for a DUI can be frightening and is certainly a stressful event for anyone. You may feel as if you have no rights and may be wondering how you’ll mange to get through this difficult time. While the outcome of a DUI trial can result in severe penalties, including an automatic loss of your driver’s license, it’s important to know that your situation is far from hopeless. Contacting an attorney who is Board Certified in DUI Defense by the National College for DUI Defense can help you to achieve a better outcome with less penalties than you could have imagined after your arrest. Reach out to a Roane County, TN DUI Lawyer now to discover your options and the rights that you have in your case. We regularly practice in Roane County and are familiar with both DUI and Boating Under the Influence cases in and around Kingston, Tennessee; Watts Bar Lake; and the three rivers that pass through Roane County–the Tennessee River, the Clinch River, and the Emory River.
Working with a Roane County, TN DUI Lawyer
A Roane County, TN DUI Lawyer attorney can help you to sort out your DUI case and learn about your rights while achieving lighter penalties or a shorter sentence in many cases. At Oberman and Rice your case will be handled with the utmost care and consideration as we review the facts to get you the best outcome possible. With solid facts and all of the evidence we can create a viable defense to help you fight even the toughest DUI charges. However, it’s important to contact us as soon as possible after your arrest if you are going to obtain the best possible results.
DUI Enforcement in Roane County, TN
DUI enforcement by both police officers and prosecutors in Roane County has become much more strict in recent years in light of ongoing changes in Tennessee DUI laws. With very little tolerance and harsh penalties you may be feeling hopeless after your arrest. It’s important to remember, though, that many factors affect the strength of the prosecutor’s case. Some factors such as unconstitutional traffic stops, insufficient evidence, or improper laboratory analysis may all work to your advantage. With exceptions in each case, we may be able to obtain an acquittal or at least help you reduce your penalties. In most cases, even if you are found guilty, we are able to assist you in obtaining a restricted driver’s license. The partners at Oberman & Rice are often featured lecturers at legal seminars across the State of Tennessee. We teach other lawyers about new laws and the errors in legislation. By staying abreast of the new laws, we are among the first to recognize defenses to Driving Under the Influence and related cases.
Some Common Defenses in Roane County, TN DUI Cases:
Some cases have extenuating circumstances that may result charges being dismissed or amended to lesser offenses. Below are is a list of possible events that may turn the case in your favor:
- Delayed taking of a chemical specimen (blood, breath or urine);
- Improper breath testing procedures and/or analysis;
- Violation of your constitutional rights; and/or
- Medical conditions which may have led to the wrongful appearance of intoxication.
If you are facing DUI charges in Roane County, contact a Roane County, TN DUI Lawyer as soon as possible so that we can begin to gather the appropriate evidence before it is destroyed. The lawyers at Oberman and Rice want to help you achieve the best possible outcome. We trademarked the phrase: “Your Future Is Our Present Concern®” – shouldn’t it be your concern as well?
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