DWI / DUI

Challenge the Evidence

Regardless of the particular driving while intoxicated (DWI) or driving under the influence (DUI) charge you face and no matter the circumstances involved, the successful resolution of your case will most often depend upon your ability to challenge the evidence that the prosecution intends to use against you. In addition to the testimony of the arresting law enforcement officer, which can also be challenged in many respects, challenging DWI evidence will typically involve an investigation into the breath and / or blood tests that might have been used.

Breathalyzer Tests

Breathalyzer tests, both in the field and at law enforcement stations or jails, are often the primary method that law enforcement officers will use to test the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of a suspected drunk driver. Although many may believe these tests to be the ultimate incriminating source of evidence in a DWI case, the fact is that these breath devices are far from infallible. In fact, they are well known to produce inaccurate readings and to be misled or mistaken by a number or circumstances.

Given the fact that breathalyzer tests do have a measurable and proven margin of error, Attorney Billy Skinner works diligently to highlight this fact so as to demonstrate that there may be reasonable doubt about the BAC reading in question. Additionally, he works to conduct thorough investigations into all calibration and maintenance records of the device. The evidence obtained through these investigations can further challenge the results of these devices.

Blood Tests

In some situations, particularly if an arresting office suspects the presence of drugs, suspected DWI offenders may be given blood tests. These chemical tests are also not free from inaccuracies, errors, and misinterpretations. Additionally, there may also be additional circumstances that can be highlighted to question whether or not you were intoxicated at the time of your arrest. Through investigations and the possible use of toxicology experts, reasonable doubt can be established and our firm can work aggressively to present this fact.

Proven Houston Defense Attorney on Your Side

At the Law Offices of Billy Skinner, our ability to effectively challenge DWI evidence, including the results of breath and blood tests, has proven to be one of the primary driving forces behind our firm’s ability to produce a number of successful case results in a wide range of DWI cases. Combined with our commitment to fighting on your behalf throughout the entirety of your case, this focus on breaking down the prosecution’s case can prove invaluable to producing the positive results you need. If you would like to learn more about the charges you face and the ways in which our firm can challenge the DWI evidence in your case, do not hesitate to contact our firm today!