41 Ways to Fight Your DUI

DUI Defense Lawyers in Lake County, Illinois, Serving clients charged with DUI in Libertyville Mundelein Fox lake Lindenhurst Lake Zurich all of NE Illinois & SE Wisconsin.
 
1. Suppress all evidence based on an unlawful stop of your car by the police
2. Suppress a breathalyzer test based on an arrest without probable cause
3. Attack the sufficiency and reliability of field sobriety testing with reference to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
4. Challenge the use of non-standardized field sobriety tests
5. Exclude a breathalyzer test based on non-compliance with state guidelines.
6. Expose non-compliance with regulatory rules for blood, breath or urine tests.
7. Download hard drive information from breathalyzer machines and expose errors
8. Use expert witness testimony to extrapolate actual blood alcohol content while driving compared to the blood alcohol content at the time of testing
9. Challenge evidence that the driver is in actual physical control of the vehicle
10. Exclude statements obtained in violation of 5th Amendment rights and Miranda
11. Introduce medical or health problems at trial that affect DUI testing
12. Attack the breath test operator’s qualifications
13. Allege and prove a Speedy Trial violation
14. Expose improper administration of breath, blood or urine testing
15. Challenge illegal searches resulting in DUI evidence
16. Exclude evidence based on discovery rule violations
17. Challenge the sufficiency of evidence at trial
18. Introduce evidence of actual innocence at trial
19. Obtain video and audio evidence of the arrest by subpoena
20. Obtain audio dispatch tape by subpoena
21. Suppress all evidence based on an insufficient citizen tip to the police
22. Challenge legality of a roadside safety stop
23. Obtain the arresting officer’s police report for impeachment at trial
24. Exclude from trial a portable breath test administered at the arrest scene
25. Obtain booking room video and audio evidence by subpoena
26. Obtain in-squad video and audio evidence by subpoena
27. Obtain independent eye witness testimony by subpoena
28. Challenge the make and model of the breathalyzer machine used
29. Exclude a breathalyzer test result based on an inadequate observation period
30. Attack the arresting officer’s description of bad driving based on improper interpretation of law
31. Attack the arresting officer’s description of bad driving based on weather conditions
32. Introduce evidence of post-driving absorption of alcohol
33. Introduce innocent explanations at trial for bad driving
34. Introduce evidence of a rising blood alcohol content (BAC was lower when driving than when breathalyzer test is taken)
35. Introduce expert testimony of the inherent rate of error in blood alcohol testing
36. Introduce innocent explanations at trial for a poor performance on field sobriety tests
37. Introduce testimony of the inherent rate of error in field sobriety testing
38. Introduce innocent explanations at trial for signs of being under the influence of alcohol (e.g. red eyes can be caused by fatigue, as well as intoxication)
39. Establish at trial that not all bad driving correlates with being under the influence of alcohol (e.g. speeding without other bad driving is not normally a sign of DUI)
40. Introduce evidence that Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) caused a false breath test result
41. Hire Harter & Schottland to fight your DUI

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