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In DUI arrests, chemical tests are used to determine if a driver's Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) exceeds the legal limit, which is 0.08%. Many individuals may think they are doing themselves a favor when they refuse to take a chemical test when pulled over for a DUI. Because of Rhode Island's "implied consent" laws, refusing to take a chemical test is illegal and can lead to serious consequences. The penalties for refusing to take a chemical test can include driver's license suspension, community service, and expensive fines.
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As the founder of The Law Office of Thomas C. Thomasian, Esq., Attorney Thomasian brings a wealth of knowledge and experience challenging charges in the Rhode Island and Massachusetts legal systems. He is a member of the prestigious National College for DUI Defense® and rated as a Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Attorney in America.
When fighting chemical test refusals, he carefully reviews the details of the arrest to make sure your arrest was lawful and that you were informed of the penalties for refusing the test. He will do everything in his power as a qualified Rhode Island DUI lawyer to help you obtain the most positive case result possible, whether it is a case dismissal or reduction of charges
In 2014, Attorney Thomasian received the Avvo Clients' Choice Award, which serves as a testament to the kind of high-quality legal attention he provides for his clients. He is ready and willing to provide you with the same attentive service. When it comes to fighting to protect the rights of his clients, he is hard-hitting and relentless. Fear that your driver's license will be suspended?
Take the first step in challenging the charges being made against you by speaking to RI DUI defense Attorney Thomasian.