Field sobriety tests are commonly used by police officers to gauge intoxication levels at the time of an arrest. While these tests seem foolproof, they often provide an inaccurate assessment of a driver's condition. If you have been accused of DUI/OVI after taking a field sobriety test, our Cleveland OVI defense lawyers at our firm can help you fight your charges.
We are certified in DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety training and can provide the guidance needed to challenge the evidence used in your case. In addition, we are members of the National Advocacy for DUI Defense (NAFDD), which is a selection of the top DUI lawyers in the state. With thousands of cases under our belt, we are ready to take your case!
There are three tests common to most DUI cases. Some or all of them may be used prior to an arrest to help an officer confirm his suspicions that you were driving under the influence, and any failure may be used as evidence in court.
Field sobriety tests include:
These tests are often used by prosecution to obtain a conviction. Fortunately, they are also frequently dismissed as irrelevant in determining a person's intoxication. Our legal team can help you fight OVI charges and otther criminal charges, beginning with the field sobriety test and working to chemical tests and other forms of evidence. Our Cleveland criminal defense attorneys have practiced law for more than 45 years combined, and can provide the seasoned insight you need in your case.
Call our firm, Henderson, Mokhtari & Weatherly Co. L.P.A., to discuss your case with a dedicated lawyer today!