DUI – It’s Not JUST About Alcohol

November 8, 2012

The first thing that comes to mind when someone receives a DUI charge is alcohol intoxication, but alcohol is not the only substance that can lead to a driving under the influence charge. Intoxication can include the influence of prescription medicines as well as illegal controlled substances. It is also important to understand that intoxicated […]

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Are DUI Laws Unfairly Targeting Younger People?

November 7, 2012

Nobody wants to face a driving under the influence (DUI) charge, and the lump in the pit of a minor’s stomach when they see blue lights behind them is likely much larger than in a driver’s who is legally allowed to drink. There is no debate to the fact that drinking and driving is unsafe […]

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What To Do When DUI Becomes A Felony?

October 17, 2012

Everybody dreads the idea of being charged with any criminal offense, so most people’s hearts start pounding out of their chest if they’ve had a few drinks and see flashing blue lights behind them on the road. Getting a driving under the influence (DUI) charge is a serious offense which can lead to severe fines, […]

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What Is The Intoxilizer Margin Of Error?

October 16, 2012

Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol is considered a serious offense in the United States, so much so that the U.S. Government threatened to pull highway funding from states that didn’t recognize .08 percent as the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) level for driving. Breathalyzers have become the common test for driver impairment throughout […]

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Hit and Run: Top 3 Common Defenses

October 2, 2012

Hit and run offenses are one of the few crimes where witnesses jump at the chance to make a statement and testify in court. Most people are simply astounded when they see a driver cause an accident and then flee the scene, so many of them are more than willing to help convict the offender. […]

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