Las Vegas Underage DUI Lawyer

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Nevada takes underage drinking and driving very seriously. If a minor (an individual under the age of 21) is caught driving while drinking or under the influence of drugs, he or she could be facing serious penalties. When a minor’s BAC is .02 or higher, they can be charged with a DUI. If their BAC is less than .08, they will face a significant period of license suspension. If their BAC is .08 or higher, they will face the same charges as an adult.

At the Law Office of David R. Fischer, our firm strives to help our underage clients avoid the significant penalties and consequences that a DUI conviction would cause. We have handled thousands of cases and our lead attorney is specially trained in dispute resolution. You can trust our firm to come up with a defense that is tailored to your needs and that will fight for the best possible outcome on your behalf.

Contact our firm today to learn more about your case.

Potential Defenses for Underage DUI Charges

Regardless of how safely you may have been driving, a BAC of .02 or higher will immediately land you with DUI charges if you are under the age of 21. However, it is important to remember that a charge is not a conviction and that you can put up a fight to have your charges reduced or dropped altogether.

Possible defenses that may be used in an underage drunk driving case include:

  • Faulty BAC Results: The driver had not been drinking but still registered a .02 BAC or more on a breathalyzer due to another substance, such as mouthwash or the like.
  • Flawed Testing Equipment: The equipment was faulty due to improper calibration, inconsistent maintenance, or other mistakes. If this is the case, the evidence could be rendered unreliable.
  • Lack of Probable Cause: If the driver was pulled over without probable cause, the whole case might have to be dropped.
  • False Drinking & Driving Timeline: The driver might have begun drinking or doing drugs after stopping the car. The prosecution must prove that the defendant was driving WHILE intoxicated.

Speaking with an attorney can help uncover what defense might be possible in your case.

Call the Law Office of David R. Fischer for a Confidential Consultation!

If you have been charged with underage drinking and driving, don’t assume your charges will go away or that you will have an advantage in the legal system because of your age. With an experienced attorney on your side, you can work on getting your charges reduced or dismissed!

Call us today at (702) 866-9864 for legal guidance.

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