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Is it legal if I’m pulled over and arrested for DWI without probable cause?

I was pulled over for a license plate light but it turned out it was working. Then the officer arrested me for a DWI but I thought if he had no probable cause anything after the fact is inadmissible in court. Plus I was forced to take a BAC test. If I recall correctly, a BAC is not mandatory in cases without an accident or death, not a routine stop. On top of it during the BAC I was injured. Thank you for listening.


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    John J. Carney | The Law Offices of John J. Carney Esq.
    401 East 34th Street
    New York, NY 10016
    (917) 696-2363
    You are very wrong about everything that you believe is the law. First of all they can pull you over for any traffic infraction and will make one up if necessary. Second, you were not forced to take the test, they read you the DWI Refusal Warnings and you chose to take them. Third, they had probable cause to arrest you since they reasonably believed you were intoxicated. Retain a good criminal lawyer ands hope you get a DWAI violation if your BAC was under .18 %. If it was over that you will probably be convicted in most courts.
    Answer Applies to: New York - Replied: 2/24/2013
    Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
    5005 Lapeer Rd
    Burton, MI 48509
    (810) 743-2960
    First will be the issue of whether he had probable cause. That if he had reason to think you may be intoxicated (smell of alcohol, blood shot eyes, slurred speech, balance).If so he can require a Blood Alcohol Content test. Accident or death is NOT a requirement. Anyone who says so is crazy.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 1/26/2013
    Lori Beck | Law Office of Kevin C. Flesch
    333 W. Hampden Ave., Suite 710
    Englewood, CO 80110
    (303) 457-0635
    A police officer must have reasoable suspicion to make contact with you. If it turns out he was wrong, he must let you go. However, when he comes to your window and lets you know the reason for the stop and he smells alcohol, your eyes are bloodshot and watery, etc., that is probable cause. Chemical tests are not mandatory and are voluntary. But if you do not take one, your license may be suspended for one year for a refusal. If you feel there is no probable cause, you should get an attorney to fight.
    Answer Applies to: Colorado - Replied: 1/24/2013
    Steven Dodge | Steven Dodge
    7960 W. Grand River Ave.
    Brighton, MI 48114
    (810) 220-3916
    If the court determines that there was no probable cause to stop, all the evidence seized-including the BAC- would be suppressed for trial. You would be required to file a motion to suppress prior to the trial.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 1/24/2013
    Andrea Storey Rogers | LeadfootSpeedingTicket.com
    P.O. Box 21686
    St. Louis, MO 63139
    (314) 724-5059
    Having a license plate light out is probable cause to pull you over. You need to hire a DWI lawyer to represent you.
    Answer Applies to: Missouri - Replied: 1/24/2013
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