DUI Amphetamine, Adderall, and Vyvanse Orange County

If you have received a DUI for being under the influence of Amphetamine, Adderall, Vyvanse or Ritalin in Orange County, because you were given a urine or blood test that was positive for the presence of Adderall, Ritalin, Vyvanse, or other ADD or ADHD prescription medication, you should contact Oren Atias and get in touch with a law firm that works with a team of professionals on the matter and that knows how to handle those particular kinds of DUI charges.

DUI Prescription Drugs Orange County

Adderall, Ritalin, Vyvanse are prescription medications containing amphetamines that helps users who suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder to become relaxed and exert more control and focus over their thoughts and actions. Children that have trouble studying or Adults who need to focus for exams are often inundated with stress and choose to take Attention Focusing medications to make the process easier. ADHD medication may help improve the ability to concentrate, control impulses, plan ahead, and follow through with tasks.

Unfortunately the main ingredient in these medications is usually a derivative of Amphetamine, a potent substance that creates a sense of alertness and euphoria in its user… for a short period of time.

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Why Do Amphetamine medications cause problems with driving?

DUIs for Adderall, Ritalin or Amphetamines often occur because drivers who take such medications may not get adequate sleep at night. As a result drivers, may fall asleep at the wheel, swerve their vehicle or even cause an auto accident. Additionally, DUI for Amphetamine, Adderall and related substances can cause drivers to jerk their steering wheels, or make efforts to stay awake while driving, often leading to a DUI for Adderall in Orange County.

How can DUI Lawyers Orange County help you win your case?

Despite the possible legal problems of a DUI Amphetamine in Orange County there are studies that show a driver can be more alert if under the influence of a stimulant such as Adderall. This fact is in the clients favor. Additionally, there are no warning labels on Adderall asking users to refrain from driving a motor vehicle or using heavy machinery. Technically, if you are pulled over by a police officer and it is discovered that you have been taking Adderall, Amphetamine or a similar sustenance, are then charged with a DUI, for being under the influence, there are plausible defenses to such a case, including the defense that you are not “actually impaired”.

DUI Amphetamine Orange County

Our team of expert attorneys at DUI Lawyers Orange County would ask for a blood split to determine when the last time the drug was used, and if so, the relative quantity of the drug. If we can show that the driver was either more alert, or not under the influence of Adderall, then a DUI for Adderall may not stick in Court.

What is the possible outcome of a criminal charge for DUI for Adderall, Amphetamine or Ritalin?

Depending on the amount of the drug in your system at the time, we can make a case that you were not “actually impaired”.

Additionally, if the police officer did not stop you for the right reasons or had no reason at all, there will not be probable cause and it will be possible that the case can be dismissed.


Originally published at orenatiasblog.wordpress.com on November 24, 2017.

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