Have you been charged with a DUI? Know your legal rights today by contacting Addair Thurston Chtd. for the legal help you need. We specialize in DUI defense. Let us help you fight the pending charges and work to achieve the best solution for your situation. Contact us today to schedule your consultation. Our numbers are
785-776-2000 or 785-762-2700.
DUI Defense FAQ
What is a BAC?
BAC stands for blood alcohol content. It is a measurement that is used to determine how much alcohol you have drunk, and it is usually measured by a blood test or breath test. The legal limit for the amount of alcohol in your breath or blood in Kansas 0.08 percent if you are operating a non-commercial vehicle. Depending on your sex, weight, height and amount of food eaten, you can reach this amount quickly even after drinking only a few drinks.
Is a DUI a misdemeanor or felony?
A DUI can be either one. Whether or not the DUI is a misdemeanor or felony depends on a the number of prior convictions or diversions. If you have no priors or only one prior then you will be charged with a misdemeanor. If you have two or more priors then you will be charged with a felony. Prior diversions or convictions from states other than Kansas can be counted as well. Because of the complexity of any DUI case, it best to hire an experienced DUI lawyer. Contact us today to set up an appointment for a consultation.
If an officer asks me if I have been drinking, what should I tell him/her? Do I have to answer?
It is best not to answer the question. Instead, state that you should speak to an attorney before answering. You are constitutionally protected from incriminating yourself. You have the right to remain silent. Use it.
For further details about Kansas DUIs please see our DUI Website.
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