DWI Defenses: Did Police Violate Your Right to An Attorney?

Did you know that when you are arrested for a DWI, you have a right to call an attorney before you decide to take a Breath Test, a Blood Test or a Urine Test under the Implied Consent Law, according to the Minnesota Supreme Court in Friedman v. Commissioner of Public Safety ?  Not only that, but you also have the right to call a non-attorney to get the name or phone number of an attorney, OR to have your friend or family member try to get a hold of an attorney for you.  The Police, unfortunately, often violate DWI arrestees pre-test right to counsel by NOT allowing a person charged with dWI to call a non-attorney for the purpose of getting the name or number of an attorney

Under the Minnesota Court of Appeals cases of Clough v. Commissioner of Public Safety and State v. Karau, a DWI arrestee has a right to call a non-attorney friend or family member to get the name or number of an aggressive, experienced DWI attorney. Attorney Max Keller of Keller Criminal Defense Attorneys has won DWI cases before based on the violation of the pre-test right to counsel, and based on many other issues too.

Your rights may have been violated when you were arrested for DWI, including your right to call a friend to get the name/number of an attorney.  A That is why you need to call an Experienced, Aggressive DWI criminal defense firm like Keller Criminal Defense Attorneys NOW to help you fight back.

He has won jury trial cases in misdemeanor and felony cases and in DWI’s and non-DWI’s. He is a member of the Minnesota Society for Criminal Justice, which only allows the top 50 criminal defense attorneys in the state as members. He is a frequent speaker at CLE’s and is often asked for advice by other defense attorneys across Minnesota.

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