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- Higdon Law:
Possession of Illegal Substances/Paraphernalia
Manufacture of Illegal Substances
Invasion of Privacy
Resisting Law Enforcement
- Baugh, Paul:
Petition to Revoke Probation
- Salzmann & Associates:
Commercial & Residential Leases
- Turner, Frederick:
- Mallor & Grodner:
* Drunk driving / DUI charges
* Serious traffic violations
* Assault, sexual assault, and domestic violence charges
* Drug possession, sales, and trafficking charges
* Theft crimes
* White collar crimes
* Internet crimes
- Graham, Roy:
Criminal Law areas: Sex offense cases, drug cases, suppression of evidence in drug cases, automobile cases involving DUI, license issues, probation violations, battery cases, domestic violence cases, appeals in limited circumstances, sentence modification.
- Chapman & Nelson:
OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED (OWI)
The legal limit in Indiana is .08% Blood Alcohol Content. If you are
arrested for an OWI, you may be requested to take a breathalyzer test.
Refusal to take the breathalyzer test will result in an automatic one
year suspension of your driver’s license. However, you should
respectfully decline to answer questions and to perform any dexterity
tests unless you are certain that you can test under the legal .08%
- David Schalk:
If you have been accused of drunk driving, and you don't believe you
were intoxicated or you want an analysis of the State's evidence
against you, you should contact an attorney. If you signed a plea
agreement, it may not be too late to change your plea to "Not Guilty.".
If you didn't sign anything, all the better. Remember, even old
convictions are subject to challenge.
A conviction for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated entails
both criminal penalties and mandatory license suspensions. The criminal
penalties and license suspensions become increasingly severe as the
number of offenses increase. For example, a 90-day license suspension
is typical for first time offenders, but three convictions within five
years of one another results in a mandatory 10-year suspension.
It is legal to drive while feeling the effects of alcohol, provided
that the driver is over 21 years of age, is not legally intoxicated,
and does not have a blood alcohol content (BAC) greater than 0.08.
Being caught driving while intoxicated does not automatically lead to a
conviction. Cases must be dismissed if the arresting officer did not
have a reasonable basis for suspecting a driver is intoxicated. For
example, pulling someone over just because he is leaving a tavern is
not considered reasonable, and should not lead to a conviction even if
the driver turns out to be drunk. It is up to the driver's attorney to
file the appropriate motions. Indiana Code Section 9-30-2-2 requires
judges to throw out drunk driving cases if the arresting officer is not
in uniform or in a marked car.
- Sam Shapiro:
There are three basic offenses for Operating While Intoxicated
Operating while Intoxicated,
Operating with a .08% or greater breath or blood alcohol and
Operating with .15% or greater breath or blood alcohol.