If you are suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol, you may be stopped and subjected to a blood test to determine your blood alcohol content. The results can be used to later try and convict you of OVI. These results can be challenged, however, and an experienced Cleveland criminal defense attorney can challenge them in order to avoid a conviction for you and protect your future.
You can trust Henderson, Mokhtari & Weatherly to contest each element of your charges to protect you from a conviction. Both our attorneys are members of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, among other accolades. We are also members of the National College for DUI Defense and founding members of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association.
While a blood test may seem like a foolproof means of determining your blood alcohol content, like any chemical test, there can be issues with how they are used. If it can be established in court that your blood test was in some way inaccurate or inappropriate, it can be thrown out and the prosecution may not have evidence against you.
A blood test can be challenged on the following grounds:
At any point between the extraction of blood, to its submission to the court, our Cleveland OVI defense lawyers can challenge its veracity and integrity in your defense. Our goal is to have the blood test results thrown out, to the detriment of the prosecution’s case.
You are not allowed to refuse a chemical test and doing so will mean an automatic suspension of your driver’s license. Don’t be afraid to take one—just make sure you call Henderson, Mokhtari & Weatherly as soon as you are charged and we can get to work fighting every detail of your criminal charge and maintaining your freedom!
Get in touch with our Cleveland DUI blood test lawyer today and schedule your no-cost consultation!