Should I hire an attorney for a DUI case?
Question Details: The person in question was charged with extreme DUI. He works at a bar and did not have anything more to drink than 1 beer hours before driving home. Is this something that should be contested?
Yes, the person charged should hire an attorney. An attorney will be much better able than him to challenge the evidence showing that he was under the influence--that his blood-alcohol level exceeded the legal limit. Based on what you write, there is reason to think that something might have been done wrong in any test(s) to show impairment with such a small amount of alcohol consummed, so an attorney may be able to find and point out the flaw(s), invalidating the evidence.
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