Four Elements You Need To Prove To Succeed With A Necessity Defense For A DUI

Posted on: 16 August 2017

If you have been accused of driving under the influence, don't assume that the only way to defend yourself is to prove that you didn't do it (you weren't intoxicated). There are defenses that may get you off the hook without denying your intoxication; these are called affirmative defenses. Necessity is a classic example of an affirmative defense. By invoking this defense, you are basically saying that you had no choice to drive; otherwise, you would have faced a greater evil. [Read More]