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Field Sobriety Tests - What You Need to Know

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Field sobriety tests are a common way for police officers to determine the sobriety of a suspected intoxicated individual. These tests are often performed under conditions that are not always conducive to obtaining proper evidence, which means that the results of field sobriety tests are not always accurate. I am Attorney Christopher K. Rodeman, and I understand the ramifications that can come from having your driver's license suspended or being charged with a DWI after a failed field sobriety test. As such, I am committed to working with you to protect your future and defend your rights and driving privileges. If you have been arrested, contact my office today!

Types of Standard Field Sobriety Tests

  • Walk-and-Turn Test
    Used to determine stability and balance. If the individual wavers, it could be seen as intoxication.
  • One-Leg Test
    Also used as a stability test, any faltering or wavering on the leg test could be seen as intoxication.
  • Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus
    Usually, an officer has a suspect follow his / her pen or other object with their eyes, without moving their head. The officer is looking for a slight "bounce" of the eye while following the moving object.

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Although it may seem frustrating, there are actually numerous defenses that could be used after an arrest for a failed field sobriety test. When you work with my firm, I will determine if there are any underlying causes of stress, medical conditions, or other circumstances that could have caused you to fail the test.

Additionally, I will review all evidence that led to the arrest, including why you were stopped by the arresting office, all dashboard camera videos, and all police reports in order to build a strong defense on your behalf.

Ready to get started? You have a limited amount of time to retain the assistance of a Rochester DWI attorney before your first hearing, and it is imperative that you contact my office as soon as possible. The quicker you gain my representation, the sooner I can begin developing a personalized strategy to help defend your future.

You can be confident that no stone will be left unturned when you work with my team after a DWI arrest. To get started, request a free case evaluation today!

Why You Should Hire Us

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  • Free Initial Consultations

    You will receive one-on-one assistance, knowledgeable counsel, and even 24/7 emergency availability.

  • Payment Plans for Clients

    We can offer affordable solutions to accommodate any obstacle, in and out of the courtroom.

  • Flat-Rate Fees for DWI Cases

    The moment you are arrested or charged with a DWI offense, it is imperative that you immediately retain the assistance of a dedicated attorney.

  • 20 Years of Experience

    Mr. Rodeman is a former Special Assistant District Attorney and Supervisor for the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office.