Frequently Asked Questions

Question:
If I'm stopped by a police officer and he asks me if I've been drinking, what should I say?

Answer:
You are not required to answer potentially incriminating questions. A polite "I would like to speak with an attorney before I answer any questions" is a good reply. On the other hand, saying that you had one or two beers is not incriminating: it is not sufficient to cause intoxication — and it may explain the odor of alcohol on the breath.