When do I have the right to call a lawyer?
You have the right to call a lawyer before you answer any questions. You do not have a right to call a lawyer before you decide whether to submit to a field sobriety test or a breath alcohol test. However, you can always ask.
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
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