DUI

DUI & DWI Legal Blogs & News from DUI Lawyers & Criminal Law Firms – USA, UK & Global.

Philadelphia DUI? Steps You Should Take Before Going to Trial

September 2, 2013

Philadelphia DUI? Steps You Should Take Before Going to Trial   Being arrested can be a particularly harrowing experience for first-time defendants. Without a careful and considered approach to managing one’s legal affairs, innocent parties can be baited into making incriminating statements and the less innocent parties may have their rights violated. Anyone arrested for […]

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Facing the Consequences: What Happens After a DUI

September 1, 2013

Facing the Consequences: What Happens After a DUI Making a decision to drink and drive is never positive and the consequences resulting from getting caught are even worse. Many individuals practice impaired driving at a measured rate, usually in accordance with the amount of alcohol they have consumed. This behavior can also be problematic, even […]

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The Most Common Strategies in DUI Defense

August 27, 2013

If you believe it is impossible to fight a DUI charge you are mistaken. There are several variables that make a DUI case something that needs to be reviewed by a good attorney. With the right DUI defense, an attorney will be able to reduce your sentence, fine, or possibly have the case thrown out. […]

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Pleading Down to “Wet Reckless?” A Parent’s Guide to DWI Alternatives

August 26, 2013

A conviction for driving under the influence can negatively impact an individual’s life in many different ways. The first conviction establishes a criminal record as well as a negative driving record, which can result in incarceration, fines, and mandatory enrollment in a certified alcohol abuse program.   When a conviction happens to an individual under […]

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Sherriff’s Deputy Fired after DUI Arrest

August 20, 2013

Jason Williams, a Knox County sheriff’s deputy, was fired Monday after being jailed on a DUI charge and three counts of theft.  Williams, 40, is accused of trying to steal a car and attempting to drive it while intoxicated.  The former Knox County Corrections officer is currently being held on a $17,000 bond in the […]

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Former South Florida Football Player Faces DUI Charge

August 20, 2013

Terrence Mitchell, who left the University of South Florida football team in June, was arrested Tuesday for driving under the influence.  The 22 year old was found by Tampa police at 1:26 a.m. about one mile from South Florida’s campus near Botanical Gardens.  The arrest report says Mitchell was “passed out in the driver seat […]

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Should You Refuse a Breath Test for DUI in Washington?

August 4, 2013

DUI (driving under the influence) is a serious offense in Washington and in all states. You’ve been stopped and questioned. The police officer finds reason to suspect that you have been drinking too much alcohol. You end up at the police station or the local hospital. You are about to be given a breathalyzer or […]

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Republican Party Suspends Spokeswoman after DUI

July 29, 2013

Kelsey Christine Cooper, the spokeswoman for the Republican Party of Kentucky, has been placed on a two week unpaid suspension after being arrested on DUI charges in Lexington last Saturday night.  Cooper, who was hired by the Republican Party earlier this year, was arrested by Lexington police and taken to Lexington-Fayette Urban County Jail.  Records […]

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DWI Conviction for a Foreigner: Can this Contribute to a Deportation?

July 29, 2013

People who come to this country to work, study, or visit family are expected to follow the laws and avoid getting into legal trouble. When a foreigner is charged with driving while intoxicated, that person may wonder how this charge and any resulting punishment will affect his or her visitor status. In fact, being charged […]

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DUI and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

July 11, 2013

The term “driving under the influence” is usually associated with liquor-induced recklessness, and to be sure, driving under the influence is irresponsible behavior, but DUI is not always the result of drinking and partying. Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, has emerged as a primary component in many instances of impaired driving among military veterans, and […]

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