Facing A DUI With A Drug Charge? Strong Legal Counsel Matters.
Although DUI is most often charged when a driver is under the influence of alcohol, a person can also be arrested for intoxicated driving if they operate their vehicle while under the influence of any type of drug. A person could even be charged with DUI after taking the correct dosage of legally prescribed prescription drugs, if it makes them intoxicated.
Illegal Drugs, Prescribed Medications And DUI
You may be accused of using an illegal controlled substance, whether marijuana, meth, cocaine, ecstasy or another drug, which is believed to have affected your ability to safely operate a vehicle. In many cases, the charges filed for DUI and drugs will include other charges related to drug possession.
Whether you are accused of being under the influence of a drug, either illegal or prescribed, the consequences can be significant if you are convicted. You owe it to yourself to find out what could be done to defend you. Our firm has the experience, record of success and personal commitment you need on your side.
It is important to understand that you may have a number of defense options, however, including:
- Challenging the administration of the chemical or field sobriety tests
- Challenging the initial police stop as being illegal
- Providing testimony from a forensic toxicologist or another expert in the field that could assist in your defense
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If law enforcement considers that your ability to operate a vehicle was impaired due to drug intoxication, you can face serious legal consequences. Beckham Solis, Attorneys at Law, represents individuals who are facing DUI charges of all types, including those involving DUI with drugs. We have over 35-plus years of combined legal experience, and we have been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades. We can fight for your case no matter what the circumstances.
Our extensive experience in DUI defense could be a great advantage in your case. Our firm will help you through the legal process, and we are prepared to offer you an honest assessment of the facts in your case, and the various options that could lead to a favorable outcome.