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William C. Head, DrunkDrivingDefense.com Founder

This website was created by one of the nation’s top DUI defense attorneys, William C. Head. ¬†Over nearly four decades, Mr. Head has trained and met thousands of DUI criminal defense attorneys. From all of those contacts, he has identified over 300 talented DUI-DWI-OWI-OUI attorneys across America who have built stellar reputations as capable and effective criminal defense attorneys. He is currently INVITING affiliates from across America to join DrunkDrivingDefense.com, an assemblage of superb-rated DUI-DWI lawyers. If you call us anytime day or night, Mr. Head will direct you to one of those proven DUI criminal attorneys.

This website was launched William C. Head, a top Atlanta DUI lawyer, in 1995. It is America’s original, most trusted DUI lawyer locator website.

Through DrunkDrivingDefense.com, Mr. Head and his amazing support staff help THOUSANDS of people each year who have been charged with DUI or DWI to locate and connect with these highly-credentialed DUI criminal defense lawyers. These connections will be for talented DUI attorneys in YOUR court location.

Every DWI attorney on Mr. Head’s lawyer directory has been handpicked and vetted by Mr. Head, and has a proven track record of consistently obtaining outstanding results for their clients over an average career exceeding 20 years. This often means that one (or more) of the DUI criminal charges is dropped or reduced — often the drunken driving or drugged driving charge.

By choosing one of the best DUI attorneys from our legal directory, you can be assured that you have found a top-quality DUI lawyer – DWI attorney advocate on your side who will fight for the best possible outcome in your particular situation. Our number one goal is to win your DUI case or have your serious impaired driving charges reduced in an effort to avoid the life-altering DUI penalties that follow a drunk driving conviction.

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Do Not Plead Guilty!

Vman-Being-PullediDon’t make the same mistake as so many others arrested for drunk driving (impaired driving) do by pleading guilty to your DUI-DWI-OWI-OUI charge. If you went to your physician and learned that you had cancer, would you just quit, without a fight? A DUI is like LEGAL cancer. The burden of proof is on the prosecution, meaning that they must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you are guilty of the crime of DUI for which you are charged. Fortunately, hundreds of drunk driving defenses exist, and a knowledgeable DUI criminal trial lawyer knows how to challenge the driving under the influence evidence against you. In many jurisdictions, a high percentage of DUI cases challenged by a top-shelf DUI attorney can result in your charges being reduced, dismissed or (if trial is required) an acquittal.

Common Defenses Against Drunk Driving Charges
Drunk driving defense is an extremely technical field of law, requiring knowledge of constitutional and statutory DUI laws in your state, police procedures, and the complex scientific and medical evidence that prosecutors will seek to use against you in court. If you go to a DUI criminal attorney who lacks the training and knowledge of what to do and when to do it, potential DUI defenses to the criminal charges that may be available to you will never be properly raised and properly asserted. Any good criminal defense lawyer will admit that a DUI defense attorney has to know as much or more about criminal trial practice as a murder case to be able to effectively handle your DUI case.

DUI Defenses
Some of the most common DUI defenses involve the legality of the initial traffic stop, the voluntary taking of field sobriety testing, issues surrounding the unreliability of the roadside evaluations (particularly when done incorrectly) and the issue of whether your DUI arrest was legal. Police officers cannot pull you over for no reason. Evidence that a crime has occurred or is being committed must be established at court. Many times, police DUI videos help us have cases dismissed. If a top DUI attorney can prove that there was no probable cause for your traffic stop, or that the officer failed to gather sufficient proof of “impairment” by alcohol or by drugs to make a custodial arrest (i.e., to cuff you instead of letting you go after signing your traffic ticket), your whole driving under the influence case can be thrown out.

Breath Test Devices
Ignition interlock to start carBreath test equipment for DUI prosecutions, and blood test laboratory DUI forensic evidence often are items of essential evidence to be used by the prosecution to prove that your breath alcohol level (BAL) or blood alcohol content (BAC) was over the applicable legal limit. These cases are often called “per se” DUI cases. For all drivers age 21 and over who are not behind the wheel of a commercial vehicle, that level is 0.08 or more. Drivers under age 21 are held to a ZERO standard, but the breath test limit can be 0.00, 0.01 or 0.02 under state DUI laws.

The four brands of breath testing equipment used in the USA are:

  • Intoxilyzer
  • Intoximeter
  • Draeger
  • Datamaster

How To Win A DWI-DUI Case
The best DUI criminal defense attorneys know dozens of ways to TOTALLY EXCLUDE many breath test or blood test results. That cripples the prosecution’s case in many instances. Plus, the best DUI lawyers know other critical DUI defense factors that could result in the breath testing device (or even a blood testing device) to render an inaccurate or unreliable reading. This may include failure to observe periodic maintenance requirements on the breath test machine, improper administration of the breath test, finding that the breath test device has malfunctioned, or discovering that certain medical conditions of the person who “blew” into the breath machine¬†may have caused an additive reading on the machine. Your DUI criminal defense attorney, working with an expert witness on breath testing, can determine if any administration, observation or BAC results reporting errors likely affected your breath test results. This may be an effective, winning defense against your pending DUI charges.

Learn The Consequences of a DUI
Read about these harsh consequences of conviction here: http://www.dui.tv/97consequencesofaduiconviction.pdf. Reading this document will increase your resolve to seek the best possible DUI attorney for your pending impaired driving case.

Disclaimer: In utilizing this website, the user agrees that he or she must always make an informed decision about which is the best DUI attorney to hire. The user further understands and agrees that the only legal professional that is responsible for representing you in your legal matter is the one that you retain and hire with a written contract. Never pay a legal fee without a written agreement of some type. The user further understands and agrees that Founder William C. Head is licensed in Georgia only and does not participate or share in any legal fees that you pay your chosen counsel. Mr. Head’s role at DrunkDrivingDefense.com is to help you obtain current information on several DUI attorneys who have demonstrated their dedication to fighting for their clients. Therefore, unless you have signed a written fee contract with William C. Head, he has no personal or professional responsibility for handling or advising you about your legal matter.