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If you have a DWI, DUI, or other criminal charges from University City, you need to call attorney James P. Feely, Jr., today.

Mr. Feely has been a DWI and criminal defense attorney for over 24 years - he has defended thousands of people who were facing serious charges..

Your freedom and reputation are at risk if you are facing a serious offense, and you should not try to "go it alone" at court.

The City of University City is located within St. Louis County, Missouri.  The City Hall and court is located at 975 Pennsylvania Ave., University City, MO 63130.

The University City Police Department patrols the streets in their city quite proactively.

These police officers are well-trained, and actively search for alleged law violators.

The officers in University City often make arrests for DWI/DUI, drug possession, stealing, assault, and others. 

If you are facing a DWI charge, Mr. Feely will help you by fighting for your rights in both the criminal charge (DWI offense) and also the resulting DOR administrative matter.

You will have an administrative case that involves DOR if your BAC tested .08 or higher, or if you are alleged to have refused the breath or blood test.

When you have been arrested for a DWI charge, you need to act quickly to protect your driving privileges. 

The Missouri Department of Revenue can suspend your license for a BAC test result of .08 or higher - and this can take place 15 days after you are arrested under certain circumstances.

A person can also be arrested and charged for a DWI if they are under the influence of a drug instead of alcohol.  This type of DWI charge is sometimes referred to as a DUI. 

If arrested for a DUI, the police can request a blood or urine test from the arrested driver.

Generally, the police will generally ask for a blood test instead of a urine test, because a blood test will most often better show the level of the active drug in your system at the time the sample is taken. 

A urine test can show the metabolites of a particular drug that you had previously taken (confirmation of past use), but is generally not as effective at showing the current level of the drug in the bloodstream as compared to a proper blood test. 

Some drugs like weed can stay in your system for many weeks, depending on how much is consumed and how often.

Missouri does not have a set standard that dictates what exact amount of a drug in your system creates a presumption of intoxication, unlike in

alcohol DWI cases, where a .08 blood alcohol content is the limit.  

​In other words, there is no equivalent to the ".08 standard" in drugged driving (DUI) cases.

For more information on DWI, DUI and all other criminal defense matters, we can help you.

Mr. Feely handles cases in many municipalities, including Olivette, Sunset Hills, and others.

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