Five Mistakes to Avoid After a DUI Arrest


After a DUI arrest, it’s natural to feel stress, frightened, and overwhelmed, which can cloud your judgement. In the absence of a clear mind, it can be easy to make some common mistakes that are made by many other DUI defendants. In this blog, our Denver DUI defense attorney shares the five most common mistakes to avoid after a DUI arrest.

Assuming Guilt

In order to prove that you are driving while under the influence, officers must be able to prove that your blood alcohol content is above the legal limit. Even if it’s found that your BAC is above the legal limit, there are a number of elements that can unknowingly affect your BAC. Let an experienced DUI defense attorney determine the type of case you have.

Failing to Remember Your Rights

It’s imperative that you remember your rights at the time of your arrest. You have the right to remain silent, and you should do so. If you’ve been pulled over, avoid talking your way out of a DUI. If you’re placed under arrest, you should comply with officers but also refrain from answering questions they may ask.

Missing Important Deadlines

In the aftermath of an arrest, time becomes absolutely crucial to your case. If you wait too long to take legal action, you may lose the opportunity to use evidence that can help your case and you could also risk losing your license for an extended period of time.

Knowingly Driving Without Your License

Your driving privileges will undoubtedly take a hit after being charged with a DUI. If your license is suspended or revoked, you should not test your limits. If you’re pulled over and caught driving without a license, you could find yourself in more legal trouble than you bargained for.

Not Securing the Right Defense

When your future is hanging in the balance, you should not leave your case in the hands of substandard representation. At the Law Office of Joseph A. Lazzara, P.C., you can trust that your rights and interests are protected every step of the way.

Don’t face these charges alone. Call (702) 809-8262 today or fill out our brief online form to schedule a free consultation with a Denver DUI Defense attorney today.