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Was denying any kind of sobriety test the right decision?

I got pulled over the other night not far from my home. The officers asked me to preform a variety of different sobriety test. I said no, that I wasnt intoxicated, or under the influence of any drugs. Will I lose my license for denying these test?


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    Hudson Bair | Hudson Bair
    1440 Broadway, Ste. 902
    Oakland, CA 94612
    (510) 645-0027
    If you driving and stopped for a vehicle code violation, arrested for DUI and then requested to provide a sample of your blood or breath, which you failed to provide, you violated implied consent. Yes, without the assistance of a DUI lawyer you will likely lose your license for a year or more and face serious criminal charges (DUI + Refusal).
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 4/12/2013
    Scott L. Anderson | Anderson Law Office
    4101 Sunset Rd
    Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
    (763) 422-8664
    In MN it is a poor decision to refuse to take a breath test since it is an aggravating circumstance which turns a first time offense into a gross misdemeanor. You should contact an attorney asap and examine your options.
    Answer Applies to: Minnesota - Replied: 4/9/2013
    Laurie Schmidt | Law Offices of Laurie A. Schmidt, P.C.
    Law Offices of Laurie A. Schmidt, P.C.
    Denver, CO 80203
    (303) 747-4686
    In Colorado - you do not have to submit to any of the field sobriety tests or roadside tests nor do you have to make any statements. Officers are asking you these questions and to perform the tests so that they can build a case against you. IF an officer arrests you, you must submit to either a blood or breath test- or you could lose your license for a year. Let an attorney argue after the fact if the officer had probable cause to believe that you were driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
    Answer Applies to: Colorado - Replied: 4/8/2013
    Francis John Cowhig | Universal Law Group, Inc.
    430 S. Garfield Avenue
    Alhambra, CA 91801
    (626) 308-9936
    You should not lose your license for refusing to perform field sobriety tests, but you can lose your license for refusing to submit to either a breathalyzer or blood test.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 4/8/2013
    Michael E. Dailey | Law Office of Michael E. Dailey
    922 Oak Street
    Kansas City, MO 64106
    (816) 221-7008
    Generally the only test that can cause loss of license for a refusal is the breath/blood test.
    Answer Applies to: Missouri - Replied: 4/8/2013
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