Doug Aaron, a DUI lawyer, provides excellent defense services for serious State of Tennessee criminal charges such as DUI (driving under the influence) in Coffee County and surrounding counties in Tennessee.
Tennessee DUI cases can be complicated to prosecute if the defense attorney holds the prosecution to the proper standards designated by law. Unlike any other crime, DUI, at least at the arrest stage, can be an opinion crime. In other words, it is the opinion of the officer involved that a motorist is impaired. determines if the operator of the vehicle is charged The decision to arrest or not involves subjective observations by the officer, which should be aggressively challenged. Officers, predisposed to look for drivers under the influence, should be forced to thoroughly explain all of their observations and opinions.
Additionally, Doug is among the very few Tennessee lawyers who have completed the NHTSA SFST practitioner’s course in the administration of NHTSA’s standardized field sobriety tests.
Technical points of the law determine whether a traffic stop is permissible, and whether evidence gathered as a result of that stop will be admissible in a court of law. With years of experience and highly specialized training in identifying the specific legal issues involved with DUI stops and investigations, Doug Aaron can provide the expertise to analyze each case thoroughly, with a keen eye for these specific issues.
Furthermore, breath and bodily fluid analysis can be flawed. Only an attorney with extensive experience in the scientific principles of the highly technological equipment used for these analyses will provide you the best defense.
DUI in Manchester TN
Driving under the influence is defined as driving or being in physical control of any automobile or motor vehicle while under the influence of any intoxicant, marijuana, narcotic drug, or drug producing stimulating effects on the central nervous system, or while having a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or more.
“Under the influence” is a conclusory phrase, and determination of whether one is or is not “under the influence” is very subjective. For this reason, a detailed analysis of every piece of evidence is essential to ensure that every possible defense is uncovered and explored.
Under age driving while impaired
A DWI is committed in when a person 16 years or older but under 21 drives under the influence of alcohol or drugs; under the combined influence of alcohol and any other drug; or with a blood alcohol content of .02% or higher. One distinct difference between DUI and Underage DWI concerns diversion. Diversion (allowing for the expungment of a criminal charge upon successful completion of probation) is available for an Underage DWI charge but not for DUI.
Due to the serious nature of DUI related charges in Coffee County, Tennessee, it is important that every possible defense is explored and in most cases, there is a defense. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PLEAD GUILTY.
What to do if you’ve been charged with DUI or DWI in Coffee County, Tennessee
If you’ve been arrested and charged with driving under the influence or driving while impaired in Coffee County, Tennessee, you’re facing criminal charges that have long-lasting and serious effects on your life. Call an experienced DUI lawyer right away at 931-728-3550. Our system of criminal justice can be complex and overwhelming and you need someone who can help guide you through the process and who will fight for your rights at every level.