If you have been arrested for a DUI charge, please call our office to schedule a consultation.
Common Law DUI – that a driver ha[s] become so affected in his mental, physical or nervous processes that he lack[s] to an appreciable degree the ability to function properly in relation to the operation of his vehicle. STATE OF CONNECTICUT v. JOHN L. HOWELL, 98 Conn.App. 369 (2006).
Elevated BAC DUI – (Per se) – “a ratio of alcohol in the blood of such person that is eight-hundredths of one per cent or more of alcohol, by weight…”C.G.S. § 14-227a(a)(2)
Operation – “act of inserting key into motor vehicle’s ignition before falling asleep constituted “operation” of a motor vehicle” CONNECTICUT v. ANDREW C. HAIGHT, 279 Conn. 546 (2006)
We represent defendants at both the DMV administrative level and through the court.
DMV Suspensions (C.G.S. §14-227b)
BAC over 0.08 results in 45 days hard suspension, 6 months IID
Court Suspension – You maybe eligible for the diversionary program.
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