Probably not. If you were 90 pounds, and you had two beers over two hours, you’d be a 0.04, and that’s just an estimate because everybody’s different, and it doesn’t convert predictably. For example, if you weigh 170, the estimate is you have to have at least 5-½ beers over 2 hours to be at […]
In New Mexico, if you are over 21, it is 0.08 or above, but your actual level of intoxication depends on a lot of things: The number of drinks, the person’s weight, and the number of hours that have passed while the person was consuming alcohol. I have a little breath alcohol calculator that I […]
A judge should order that all of the documentations on that machine be turned over if you file all of the correct documentation. I have had several cases where the machine was not calibrated correctly, or something was not done with that machine that should have been, and the breath results turned out that way, […]
I had a DWI case one time where my client blew a 0.15, 0.16. In New Mexico they should always take two samples from the person. When the client comes to you like that, you tell them “This is going to be an uphill battle,” and my client said, “I just didn’t have that much […]
Yes. Many criminal cases are strong against the accused. Not only can a lawyer help with the cases: We help try the case to a successful verdict, help with oppression issues, but they can help negotiate a deal that mitigates the harm against you, even in a case that is pretty strong against the accused.