Halloween DWI

Halloween DWI Defense

Each Haloween people are charged with DWI. Durham criminal defense lawyer John Fitzpatrick has helped countless people after being arrest for driving drunk.

There will be sobriety checkpoints in Durham and across the triangle. In other states law enforcement call DWI roadblocks. North Carolina law enforcement will have extra officers working, in addition to these deterrents. The officers will be looking for drivers who’s driving shows probable cause for a DWI traffic stop.

You should contact a Durham criminal defense lawyer immediately if you or your child is arrest for DWI during or after your Halloween activities. You are entitled to a vigorous defense; the DWI lawyers at The Law Firm of John C. Fitzpatrick will use all their experience to defend your case.

DWI Sobriety Test

Law enforcement relies on Field Sobriety Tests (FST) when making a DWI arrest. This is the roadside test including activities like walking a line and touching your nose. Did you know test have revealed some sober people cannot pass these tests? The proper administering of such test can greatly affect the results too. If you refuse the test, your license can be revoked for 12 months. Remember, driving is a privilege- not a right. We want to help you keep your right to drive.

You may be asked to take a breathalyzer. If you refuse your license can be revoked for one year. These devices are notoriously inaccurate. North Carolina doesn’t allow an attorney to argue against the accuracy of this device, even though they are known to be inaccurate. That’s why they administer a BAC after an arrest is made. You must submit to this test.

Halloween DWI Arrests

A DWI conviction can cost you more than your drivers license. You might lose your job and find difficulty getting another. If you were charged with DWI, contact an experienced DWI lawyer to defend your rights.


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