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DUI/DWI Attorney Assisting Clients throughout Norwalk, CT and the Surrounding Areas

Experience the difference between general practice and dedicated DUI lawyers

Just because you stand accused of DUI (driving under the influence) or DWI (driving while intoxicated) does not mean that you lose your driver's license. A variety of defense tactics are available to you, and at the Law Offices of John P. Thygerson, LLC, we are here to help you through your case. With more than 20 years of experience in handling DUI cases, we have the defense process down to an exact science. We pride ourselves on knowing when to be aggressive and when to let things be, and our thorough preparation for every case always gives us an edge in the courtroom. Let us give you relief in your case and allow you to keep your license, stay out of jail and enjoy a brighter future.

Protecting your rights after drunk driving charges

The most effective means of defending against DUI charges is to challenge the evidence gathered by law enforcement. As in any criminal case, police officers must follow a certain protocol when making an arrest and issuing charges. When they do not follow this protocol, any evidence they collect is invalid. As your criminal defense law firm, we are trained to look out for these protocol breaches, which include:

  • Improper administration of Breathalyzer® tests. All officers must have the appropriate certification to administer a Breathalyzer test. Without that certification, any evidence they collect is ineligible for use. In addition, Breathalyzer tests occasionally produce inaccurate evidence due to malfunctioning equipment or other similar reasons. We analyze the state of the Breathalyzer itself and how the officer used it in their investigation.
  • Improper administration of field sobriety tests. Only a few field sobriety tests are scientifically proven to reflect a person’s blood alcohol content (BAC). If the officer uses unapproved tests or improperly administers the approved tests, any evidence collected is ineligible for use in court.
  • Insufficient or subjective evidence. Officers look for certain behaviors when pulling people over on suspicion of DUI. These behaviors could include driving slower than usual, swerving in between lanes, sudden stops and starts and more. However, these behaviors could have other explanations besides drunk driving, or may not have even been present at all. Our firm challenges evidence put forth by the officers on the basis of subjectivity or lack of proof.

Contact our DUI attorneys for representation today

At the Law Offices of John P. Thygerson, LLC, our confident and meticulous DUI/DWI attorney with more than 20 years of experience thoroughly prepares for every criminal law case. We provide initial consultations to all of our criminal law clients completely free of charge. Call us today at 203.286.5690 or contact us online.

The Law Offices of John P. Thygerson, LLC is located in Norwalk, Connecticut and serves clients throughout the State of Connecticut. The firm's practice involves the representation of individuals charged with criminal offenses in the Norwalk, Stamford, Bridgeport, Danbury, Milford, Meriden, Middletown, New Haven and Hartford Superior Courthouses, as well as all District of Connecticut Federal Courthouses.