What to do if my 27 year old daughter totaled her car in DWI accident?

She was charged with aggravated DWI,speeding. She was by herself and hit a guard rail and her car was totaled. No one else was involved and 1st time ever involved with the law. No ambulance was called to the scene. No one brought her to the hospital to be checked out. Don’t the police have to follow a procedure to make these charges in court? If she blew a 2.0 she must of been pretty incoherent and most likely hurt considering her car was totaled. Is this any grounds for dismissal of charges on negligence of the arresting officer?

Asked on September 21, 2013 under Criminal Law, New York

Answers:

Tricia Dwyer / Tricia Dwyer Esq & Associates PLLC

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Hello. I am sorry to learn of your daughter's multiple issues. Yes, police are to follow procedures and they have rules of conduct. More facts would need to be known and your daughter's attorney is the best one to offer advice, as she/he should know the full details of the occurrence as well as anyone. Know that generally: Some attorneys are available seven days for emergency legal needs. Many attorneys will speak initially at no charge. Then, if legal work is performed, some attorneys will provide a reduced fee for financial hardship. Some attorneys may also assist you in a limited scope manner to conserve legal costs. All the best.

 

TRICIA DWYER, ESQ.

 

Tricia Dwyer, Esq & Associates PLLC

 

Phone: 612-296-9666

 

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Tricia Dwyer / Tricia Dwyer Esq & Associates PLLC

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Hello. I am sorry to learn of your daughter's multiple issues. Yes, police are to follow procedures and they have rules of conduct. More facts would need to be known and your daughter's attorney is the best one to offer advice, as she/he should know the full details of the occurrence as well as anyone. Know that generally: Some attorneys are available seven days for emergency legal needs. Many attorneys will speak initially at no charge. Then, if legal work is performed, some attorneys will provide a reduced fee for financial hardship. Some attorneys may also assist you in a limited scope manner to conserve legal costs. All the best.

 

TRICIA DWYER, ESQ.

 

Tricia Dwyer, Esq & Associates PLLC

 

Phone: 612-296-9666

 

365 Days of the Year until 8 p.m. daily

 

dwyer.tricia@gmail.com

 

http://dwyerlawfirm.net

Minnesota Law Firm

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: MINNESOTA

POLICE CONDUCT: MINNESOTA

DWI-DUI LAW: MINNESOTA


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