EDWARD J. GAVIN –The Knowledgeable DUI/DWI Attorney who Protect Drivers’ Rights
Lawyers defending Connecticut clients against criminal prosecution
Throughout Connecticut, law enforcement officials have been expanding efforts to crack down on drunk driving offenses. Being convicted of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated can have serious consequences, including loss of license, higher insurance costs, heavy fines and jail time. Edward J. Gavin has the knowledge necessary to overcome the evidence against you, and the ability to help you attain the best possible outcome.
In JULY, 2016 EDWARD J. GAVIN SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THE 24 HOUR CERTIFICATION COURSE IN DWI DETECTION & STANDARDIZED FIELD SOBRIETY TRAINING THAT POLICE OFFICERS ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE
Edward J. Gavin understands that good people can make mistakes. Edward Gavin goes the extra mile to help his clients Ed Gavin is Certified in the Practitioner Course recognized by THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION in DWI detection. Ed Gavin knows that in order to contest a DWI , you have to be as knowledgeable as the Officers making the arrest. In July, 2016 Edward Gavin became certified just as any police officer is required to be.
We strive to satisfy our clients’ emotional, financial and legal needs by zealously representing your interests at every turn. We are knowledgeable about complex Connecticut DUI laws, and analyze every aspect of your case — from the initial traffic stop to Breathalyzer tests — to build your defense. We know what the prosecution needs to get a conviction, and we challenge the evidence against you with the skill we have developed over 25 years in the field. Our DUI attorneys work hard to make sure that you get the respect you deserve and the results you desire.
EDWARD GAVIN HAS OBTAINED EXTENSIVE TRAINING IN THE DEFENSE OF DWI CASES INCLUDING MASTERING THE SCIENCE OF BLOOD EVIDENCE IN DWI CASES
Counselors advising on what to do if you are stopped
There are several ways that you can help yourself avoid DWI related problems before you even start your car.:
- Do not be intimidated by the police. If you are nervous, police officers may think that you are hiding something or are intoxicated. Don’t give them that opportunity. Remaining calm and being polite are good ways to ensure that police officers leave you alone.
- Clean out your glove box. Fumbling through these compartments to find your registration or insurance can be easily misinterpreted as intoxication. Keeping the glove box or center console neat and clean allows you to swiftly grab your identification and present it to a police officer. Have an envelope with your registration and current insurance card clearly marked and available to turn over to the Police Officer. Fumbling around will cause the officer to believe you are impaired and cause the officer to ask you to step out of the car and perform the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests.
- Do not let the police search your car. Any evidence found in your car could be used to support a DUI conviction. Do not allow the officer to perform a search without a warrant.
- If you are involved in a Motor Vehicle Accident where someone may be injured DO NOT TAKE A BLOOD, BREATH, or URINE TEST. If you are operating a motor vehicle while impaired, you risk being charged with serious offenses such as Assault with a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated, Misconduct with a Motor Vehicle, Criminally Negligent Homicide with a Motor Vehicle or even MANSLAUGHTER WITH A MOTOR VEHICLE. Don’t let this happen to you. If a person is injured and you have ingested alcohol or drugs, do not take a chemical alcohol test. It makes prosecuting the case much easier for the State’s Attorneys.
- Do not drive under the influence of prescribed medication. If a physician has prescribed you a medication such as Percocet, Valium, Vicodin, Oxycodone, Oxycontin, or other pain relievers, you may lawfully possess what would otherwise be contraband. THAT DOES NOT GIVE YOU THE RIGHT TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF THESE LAWFULLY PRESCRIBED NARCOTICS.
- Contact Edward J. Gavin immediately.
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If you have been arrested for DUI, you need a qualified defense attorney who has the knowledge and experience to help you win. Call the Law Offices of Edward J. Gavin today at 203-580-3157 or contact us online to set up a consultation at our Bridgeport, Connecticut office.