Ottawa DUI lawyer Brett McGarry regularly defends drinking and driving cases in Ontario. These are commonly referred to as impaired driving, over 80, refusing to provide a sample, DUI, or DWI charges. These are serious charges, which result in lengthy driving prohibitions, high fines, drastically increased car insurance, and even jail.
If you need more information on drinking and driving charges in Ontario, call or email Ottawa criminal lawyer Brett McGarry today. He would be pleased to help you understand your charges and defences.
Here are some of the most common questions people charged with drinking and driving offences have. Download the FAQ in PDF format by clicking here. Click on a question below to go directly to the answer.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1. How to find the best criminal defence lawyer for my impaired driving or Over 80 charge in Ontario?
2. How can a criminal lawyer win my impaired driving or Over 80 case in Ontario?
3. What are the penalties for an impaired driving or Over 80 conviction in Ontario?
4. How much will my car insurance rates increase? What are the financial costs of a drinking and driving conviction?
5. How does the ignition interlock program work?
6. Should I just plead guilty to my impaired driving charge?
7. What does “Over 80” mean?
8. What does “impaired” driving mean?
9. What does being in “care and control” of a motor vehicle mean?
10. What does “failing to provide” or “refusing to provide” a breath sample mean?
11. Were my Charter rights violated by the police?
12. How much does it cost to hire a good impaired driving lawyer?
13. How can I help win my drinking and driving case?
14. Will the prosecution offer a plea bargain?
15. Can I win my case, even if I failed the Breathalyzer?
16. How long will I have to wait for my impaired driving trial?
17. Will I have to testify at my impaired driving trial?
18. Will my license be suspended as a result of my drinking and driving charges?
19. Can I appeal the automatic 90 day license suspension?
20. How can I get my car back after the 7 day impoundment?
Nothing on in this FAQ should be taken to constitute “legal advice” or the creation of a “retainer”. The content of this document represents legal information only. For legal advice, please contact a lawyer with the specifics of your situation.
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To book your free 1/2 hour consultation to discuss your drinking and driving charges contact Brett McGarry by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at (613) 884-8576.