DUI Rights at a Police Station
If you are charged with a DUI in MA, you have rights. It is important that you know your rights at a police station and you protect your rights in any DUI case.
- Right to a doctor: if you are charged with a DUI in MA, you have a right to see a doctor if you make the request to the police
- Right to a telephone call: if you are charged with a DUI in MA, you have the right to make a telephone call. The purpose of the telephone call is to allow you to communicate with friends and family to arrange bail and getting a lawyer.
- Right to refuse the breathalyzer: you have a right to refuse the breathalyzer. You should exercise this right and refuse to take a breathalyzer. Your license will be suspended.
- Right to comparison blood test: you have a right to take a comparison blood test at your own expense, within a reasonable period of time.
- Right to remain silent: if the police ask you questions about how many drinks you had, you have the right to refuse to answer that question. It is important that you exercise your right to refuse to answer questions related to your DUI case.
- Right to a lawyer: if the police are interrogating you about your DUI case, you have the right to a lawyer. It is important that you exercise this right before you incriminate yourself.
Call Attorney Jason Chan to talk about your case today at 508-808-8902.