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Passionate Advocate for DUI Defendants' Rights

If you have been charged with a traffic violation, driving while impaired or driving under the influence, make an appointment with Dale Wm. Fedorchuk, Q.C in Calgary, Alberta. A keen DUI attorney, he will review your case and will be attentive to the smallest of details, ones that may have the potential to become a key component of your defense.

Impaired Driving Charges Over .08

Over 80 or over .08 refers to the amount of alcohol in your blood. If the level of alcohol in your blood is found to be greater than 80 milligrams, you may be convicted, even if you appear sober. An over 80 DUI conviction can result in many consequences. This includes a provincial one-year driving suspension to run concurrently as the federal driving prohibition, as well as:

• A Criminal Conviction and Record
• A Minimum $1,000 Fine
• A Long Pretrial Driving Suspension
• A Federal One-Year Driving Prohibition
• A Substantial Increase of Insurance Rates
• Potential Loss of Job Opportunities
• Travel Problems including Travel Abroad Restrictions


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Seeking the Best Options

After three months, the Court may allow you to drive with an interlock device hooked to your ignition. This will be installed at your own expense. Defending against impaired driving and impaired operation of a vehicle charges can be complex. With our wide legal knowledge, we will see to it that you receive a thorough hearing in court. From challenging a Breathalyzer™ test to exploring treatment programs instead of jail time, we are exhaustive in our approach. Depending on your circumstances, we can ask a court to question whether:

• Police Breached Your Constitutional (Charter) Rights
• Police Had Reasonable Grounds to Ask for a Breath Test at the Roadside
• The Approved Screening Device (ASD) Was Working Properly

Traffic Law

Dale Wm. Fedorchuk QC also represents individuals facing traffic violations. In Canada, traffic violations are taken seriously, even if your actions don't result in injury. Do not be fooled into thinking that you're dealing with a simple infraction. In reality, you're still being accused of breaking the law. It is important that you do everything you can to protect yourself from tough legal penalties. Obtaining representation from us is the first step you should take.

Don't Wait to Take Action

If you were recently cited for a traffic violation, we advise taking legal action as soon as possible. While one traffic infraction may not seem like a big deal, if you're found guilty of committing such a violation, you may face monetary fines and, in some cases, jail time. We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about your charges, so contact us now.