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Stopped for a DWI? Know Your Rights

If you are stopped in your vehicle and suspected of a drunk driving offense, it is critical to know your rights at every step of the process. First and foremost, the most critical rights you have -- of which most people driving in Wake County are unaware -- is that you are not required to blow into a portable breathalyzer unit and you are not required to perform any field sobriety tests whatsoever. If you are asked to count backwards, recite the alphabet, walk a line, stand on one foot, follow a pen with your eyes, or blow into a portable breathalyzer, you may simply say "I'd prefer not to."

Refusing these tests -- which are designed to produce evidence of your impairment or intoxication -- may be the difference between a DWI on your record, and a dismissal or a not guilty if your case goes to trial. For more information, visit our resource on DWI Rights in NC.

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At The Hiltzheimer Firm, we have the experience and skill to effectively advocate for your rights, both in and out of court. If you hire us to take your case, you will have your lawyer's personal cellphone number, and we make ourselves available day and night, weekdays and weekends. Please visit our Experience and About Us sections for more information about our background.

Further, we offer our services at highly competitive rates, but with the quality and personalized service you would expect for a much higher cost. If the cost of our services is still prohibitive to you, please talk to us and we will do our best to reach an agreement that fits within your means.

Call us today for a FREE attorney consultation at (919) 727-9227, and we'll be happy to talk to you on the phone or meet with you in person for as long as you need to be sure that you are hiring the right lawyer to handle your case.

More DWI Resources

For detailed information on DWI charges in North Carolina, please visit our DWI Resource Section. You'll find information on DWI law, DWI stop and arrest procedures, DWI rights, DWI pre-trial requirements, DWI treatment resources, DWI defenses, post-DWI limited driving privileges (LDP), DWI sentencing, and more.

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