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Call Gittens & Associates If You Need an Impaired Driving Lawyer in Newfoundland

If you’ve been charged with impaired driving in Newfoundland, our lawyers at Gittens & Associates can help you. Driving while under the influence can be dangerous for you, your co-passengers as well as others on the road. While our firm doesn’t encourage this practice, we understand mistakes do happen. You’ll need an expert impaired driving lawyer to represent you. We offer free initial phone consultation services. Contact us for more information about our services.


Regardless of the charges brought against you, there is a clear and simple way to proceed: contact Gittens & Associates. Our impaired driving lawyer in Newfoundland may be able to assist in securing the return of, and use, of your license until your scheduled trial date.

“Impaired driving” is a common phrase to describe a very common offence in criminal law. Many non-lawyers call it “drunk driving” or “DUI” but mostly an impaired driving lawyer, who practices in this area of law in Canada, refer to it is “impaired driving” or “over 80”.


Risks of Impaired Driving

  • You might not be able to control the speed of the vehicle and cause harm to yourself or someone on the road.
  • Reaction time and vision can be poor.
  • If you drive while impaired, you could get arrested.
  • Traffic crash can also cause serious injury or death.
  • Your driver's license will be suspended immediately.
  • Court appearances, fines, and fees are just the beginning for convicted drunk drivers.
  • In some cases, refusal charges can arise from a legitimate but unsuccessful effort made by the defendant to provide a sample.


Accused Person's Rights Under the Law

  • If you or your loved one gets arrested, make sure to present witness and evidence that can prove innocence and to confront.
  • Do not drive with over 0.08 (when the concentration of alcohol in your blood exceeds 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of blood).
  • Do not refuse to provide a sample.
  • Give the chemical test when asked.


How Our Lawyer May Help to Fight a Charge

Being charged with drunk driving is a scary and stressful experience. At Gittens & Associates, our experienced impaired driving lawyer in St. John's will help you fight DUI charges. We understand that an impaired driving charge can profoundly change your personal and professional life. Our attorneys will guide you through the entire process and will help you get your driving privileges as quickly as possible. We can also provide you with an effective, successful defense against your charges. We will spare no effort to ensure that the outcome of your case is favorable. You can call us anytime for a free telephone consultation. Reach out to us for more information about our services.

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