Field Sobriety Tests

Hudson Valley Lawyer Serving the Needs of Upstate New York

attorneyThe first key in defending yourself against DWI charges is understanding the field sobriety tests that the police use to begin building a case against you. An officer may have pulled you over on suspicion of drunk driving or for another reason only to develop a suspicion that you are intoxicated. Once that suspicion of intoxication has arisen, the officer needs to take preliminary steps to further confirm that suspicion.

At the law office of James M. Wagman, Attorney at Law, I understand how important it is to fight every facet of the prosecution's case against you. I am James Wagman, and I have been helping people successfully fight DWI charges for more than 30 years. I know how to effectively deal with field sobriety tests, including:

  • Questioning officer training
  • Looking for other reasons for a poor response to field sobriety tests (for example, a one leg stand test or walk and turn administered on uneven ground)
  • Examining video evidence of the tests

I will use my experience and skill to mount an effective defense against the results of field sobriety tests such as:

  • Vertical and horizontal gaze nystagmus
  • Walk and turn
  • One leg stand
  • Touching your nose with your eyes closed

In addition to mounting an effective defense against field sobriety test results, I will work to minimize or negate the impact of:

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When you are facing DWI charges and you are concerned about the field sobriety tests, you need to take action to defend yourself and to protect your rights. Having a skilled and experienced DWI attorney on your side is your best first step toward ensuring that your driving privileges, your rights and your future are protected. I am New Baltimore field sobriety tests lawyer James Wagman. I will use my more than 25 years of criminal and traffic defense experience to help you fight your DWI charges. To schedule a free initial consultation, call 518-291-4803, toll free at 866-901-8742, or contact us online.

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