Mr. Filkow has successfully defended hundreds of Immediate Roadside Prohibitions (IRP) and other Driving Prohibition, and drinking and driving cases in British Columbia, which has some of the harshest drunk driving laws in Canada. He has a 25-year plus track record of achieving favourable results in defending DUI and Immediate Roadside Prohibition cases. Mr. Filkow is a leading authority on BC’s impaired driving laws.
If you are facing a DUI, impaired or drunk driving charge or been issued an Immediate Roadside Prohibition (IRP) or other Driving Prohibition, you need expert legal representation.
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Alternatively, drinking and driving incidents can result in criminal charges of Impaired Driving, blowing over the legal limit or refusing to provide a breath sample. In BC, criminal charges are generally laid when:
The consequences of a criminal Impaired Driving conviction are severe, including a criminal record, a lengthy driving prohibition, and potential jail time. Additionally, a criminal charge can be accompanied by a 90 day Administrative Driving Prohibition (ADP), which carries penalties similar to those of an IRP.
Many people issued an IRP or facing Impaired Driving or DUI charges for the first time feel overwhelmed and have many questions about drinking and laws – and their rights. Here are some of the more frequently asked questions:
Like all criminal cases, impaired driving cases have serious implications so you should have the best defence possible for your DUI, IRP or driving prohibition case. Mr. Filkow and his team of criminal lawyers in Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey and Kelowna, BC will ensure that you do. Mr. Filkow is a leading authority on British Columbia’s drinking and driving laws, including IRPs, impaired driving and driving prohibitions.