drunk driving

6 Questions Your DUI Lawyer Will Ask You

January 14, 2014

(US Law) If you are arrested for driving under the influence it is in your best interest to consult a criminal lawyer who has experience defending DUI cases in your state. Punishments for this crime in the state of Washington are particularly harsh, but you may be able to receive a lesser sentence or be […]

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Is Driving Tired Comparable to Driving Drunk?

November 14, 2013

As frenzied and demanding as our lives are, it’s no wonder that 30 percent of adults only get 6 hours or less of sleep each night. Unfortunately, that’s just not enough sleep for many people, and the result is exhaustion and fatigue. In an effort to keep up with life’s pace, tired drivers head to […]

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Improper Field Sobriety Tests and Procedures

October 29, 2013

One of the most important principles upon which our legal system is based is that a person accused of a crime is innocent until proven guilty.  Accordingly, in the absence of a confession it is up to law enforcement officials to gather evidence and follow proper procedure to demonstrate that an accused person is in […]

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Why Is DUI Considered a Criminal Offense?

October 9, 2013

(U.S. Criminal Law and generally) There likely aren’t many people who don’t recognize that drinking and driving is illegal. Even if someone was somehow unaware of this fact, ignorance of the law would not preclude them from facing its repercussions. The question often arises, however, as to why driving under the influence (DUI) is treated […]

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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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3 Ways to Avoid Getting a DUI

April 11, 2013

(US law) Few life experiences are as rattling as the flashing lights and siren of a patrol car suddenly assaulting your senses when you’re driving home at night. Are you about to get a DUI? Image Credit Follow these three tips to avoid a drunk driving arrest, and your odds of avoiding such a charge […]

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Can A DUI Affect Employment?

April 11, 2013

(Guest post; mainly based on criminal laws in the United States) DUI is an acronym for driving under the influence. DWI (driving while intoxicated) is the other phrase that is commonly used to refer to DUI. Whereas DUI is widely regarded as a misdemeanor in the United States, the consequences for operating an automobile while […]

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Four Common South Carolina Car Accident Causes

January 28, 2013

Being the victim of a car crash is a terrible experience that can leave a person not only physically impaired, but also emotionally drained. Unfortunately, legal battles after car crashes in South Carolina often only add to the stress of the situation. For the guilty party in South Carolina, the type of car crash could […]

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New Mexico DWI Laws

December 18, 2012

This article is brought to you by the Albuquerque DWI lawyers at the New Mexico Legal Group. If you have been charged with a DWI in New Mexico you need an experienced DWI defense lawyer to protect your future. Under New Mexico DWI laws, a driver is considered unable to effectively operate a motor vehicle […]

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What to Expect if Convicted of a DUI/DWI

August 3, 2012

(US criminal law) Drinking and driving is nothing to joke about and even if you have a beautiful Ford Mustang with all types of after-market Mustang accessories and Ford Mustang parts for higher performance, the police will still take you to jail. If you have been convicted of a DUI or a DWI, then you […]

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