Kansas City DUI with Drugs Attorney
Facing Criminal Charges for a DUI Involving Drugs?
Many people assume that a criminal charge of
DUI is only relating to the use of alcohol when driving under the influence.
This, however, is untrue. In fact, a DUI can often be charged to a driver
who was found to be driving under the influence of drugs - such as marijuana,
heroin, Ecstasy or even a prescription drug. It doesn't matter if
you procured the drug legally, if you are found to be impaired in any
way from the drug, you could be facing serious criminal charges and penalties.
If you have recently been charged with a DUI involving drugs, the very
best thing that you can do for yourself is to seek out the legal assistance
of an experienced and aggressive
Kansas City DUI lawyer. At the Law Offices of Charles R. Green, their legal team is fully devoted
to protecting their clients in every way possible. No matter if the case
is involving a
blood test or if it
involved an accident, you can be confident knowing that they will stop at nothing in their
efforts to protect your rights.
How can I fight prescription drug DUI charges?
Many people take prescription drugs for a variety of ailments and medical
reasons. Whether the drugs affected you more than expected or you used
multiple legal drugs at once, without realizing the danger, it could lead
to dangerous driving. However, this does not mean that you are guilty
of driving under the influence. While the laws may be clear on how much
alcohol can be in a person's system without causing serious impairment,
there are no true standards set for prescription drug use. This means
that a skilled attorney may be able to effectively fight your charges
and have them dropped.
Prescription drugs that have been known to cause impairment include:
- Sleeping pills
If you are taking any of these types of prescriptions, you may be accused
of DUI. An officer will need a
substantial reason to pull you over, such as weaving, running through a stop light, or causing an accident.
If they do not have reasonable cause, your charges may be thrown out.
They will also need to prove that you had enough legal drugs in your system
for it to cause impairing side effects.
Tenacious Defense for Drug DUI in Missouri or Kansas
At their firm, they have years of experience in handling cases of this
nature. They understand the tricks of the trade and are acutely aware
of the penalties that you will be facing - everything from driver's
license suspension to steep monetary fines, depending upon the circumstances
of your case. For this reason, you cannot afford to work with an inexperienced
lawyer; you need to be confident that you will be assisted with knowledgeable
and experienced assistance that you can rely on.
To schedule your free initial case consultation, do not hesitate to
contact a Kansas City drug DUI lawyer from their firm as soon as you can.