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How a DUI Attorney Can Assist You - 6/20/2013

A DUI conviction can result in severe consequences. Do not take chances. Your best course of action is to contact a seasoned DUI attorney. ...

Developing a DUI Defense Plan - 6/13/2013

An experienced DUI attorney can review case to check if you have any defenses. There are many defenses to a DUI charge. ...

Expunging Your DUI Record - 6/1/2013

An experienced DUI attorney understands the consequences of having a DUI conviction on your record. ...

BAC Level & DUI Stop - 5/21/2013

A DUI charge is a serious charge. Don't take it lightly. Fight the charge with the help of an experienced DUI attorney. ...

Why You Should Hire a DUI Attorney - 5/13/2013

If you have been arrested for DUI, speak to an experienced DUI attorney. DUI is a serious offence. ...

Use the Weak Links to Fight the DUI Charge - 4/30/2013

Never assume a DUI charge is not worth fighting. If you do not fight, you will be convicted and needless to say, a DUI conviction will make life difficult for you. Your liberty is at stake. ...

DUI is a Criminal Offense - 4/20/2013

Do not waste your time thinking whether or not to hire an experienced DUI attorney. Don’t think you can save on the costs by not hiring a DUI a. If convicted the costs will be far more than the cost of hiring a DUI attorney – conviction can result in jail term and heavy fines besides driver’s license suspension. Hiring an experienced DUI attorney will be the best decision you have taken since being arrested for DUI in Omaha. ...

Successfully Fight the DUI Charge - 4/11/2013

If you have been arrested for DUI, your first course of action should be to contact an experienced DUI attorney. ...

Exploit Police Errors - 4/3/2013

Police officers generally commit errors while arresting a person for DUI. An experienced DUI lawyer will use these errors to strengthen your defense. Your DUI Lawyer will exploit these errors to get the charges against you dropped. ...

Fight the DUI Charge - 3/30/2013

A DUI can stay on a person’s record forever. It will not disappear from your records after sometime. An experienced DUI attorney can help you get your DUI records expunged. Merely because you have been convicted for DUI, it does not mean that it should haunt you for the rest of your life. ...

Undermine the prosecution in drunk driving cases - 3/20/2013

This winning approach to DUI trials is presented step-by-step, and is heavily supported with pattern arguments, model cross-examinations, case law, science, and motions. The text is filled with helpful suggestions. ...

Bloodshot Watery Eyes Does Not Necessarily Mean Intoxication - 3/18/2013

Speak to an experienced DUI Attorney if you have been arrested for DUI. Most DUI arrests are made in the late night or early morning hours ...

Field Sobriety Tests - 3/10/2013

A set of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests was developed by the NHTSA based upon measured relationships between performance on various tasks and measured blood alcohol level. ...

Breath Analyzer - 3/3/2013

The police use the breath analyzer, a portable alcohol detector to determine whether motorists have been drinking and, if so, whether the amount drunk has caused a blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) greater than the allowed limit. ...

Misdemeanor and Felony DUI - 2/24/2013

A DUI charge should not be taken lightly. Unlike a traffic ticket which can be paid off and forgotten, a DUI charge is a criminal offense. Seek the assistance of an experienced DUI attorney. ...

DUI and Adjusting Status - 2/18/2013

DUI is the most common crime in the United States. Police officers often stop drivers if they suspect the driver is driving under the influence. If you have been stopped for DUI, don't argue with the officer. ...

Why You Need a DUI Attorney - 2/11/2013

Mistakes happen. A DUI case is not an open and shut case. There is more to a DUI case than just the blood alcohol concentration. ...

DUI Breath Analyzer Results - 1/30/2013

If you have been consuming alcohol at a party or club, chances are it will impair your driving abilities. Do not drink and drive. If you drink and drive you are endangering your life as well as the lives of others on the road. ...

Challenging the DUI Blood Test Results - 1/24/2013

An experienced DUI attoreny can challenge the use of the blood test results as evidence against you. There are mistakes that can be committed at the time of administering the test and by the laboratory staff. ...

Fighting a DUI Charge - 1/17/2013

To be convicted under DUI laws, your blood alcohol concentration must be above the legal limit at the time of the DUI stop. It is not illegal to have a blood alcohol concentration above the legal limit when you are not driving or operating a vehicle. ...

Use the Weak Links to Fight the DUI Charge - 1/1/2013

Never assume a DUI charge is not worth fighting. If you do not fight, you will be convicted and needless to say, a DUI conviction will make life difficult for you. Your liberty is at stake. ...

DUI Trial - 12/6/2012

A DUI trial is similar to a criminal trial. However a DUI trial is not a trial by jury. There is no jury in a DUI trial. The judge hears and decides the case. ...

Motions to Suppress - 12/2/2012

Depending on the circumstances, your DUI attorney may file a motion to suppress evidence if the evidence against you was obtained illegally. ...

Challenging the Evidence - 11/25/2012

In most DUI cases, the result of the blood test will be the most important piece of evidence against the defendant. Often the blood test is administered at the police station after the DUI suspect is placed under arrest. ...

DUI Defendant Rights - 11/15/2012

DUI is probably the most common criminal offense across the nation. Make no mistake. DUI is a crime. It is not a traffic violation. It is a crime and punishable with imprisonment. ...

Defense Strategies - 11/6/2012

In any DUI case, from a defendant's point of view, there are two important concepts - the government is constitutionally required to prove its case against the defendant beyond a reasonable doubt and the defendants have a constitutional right to be free from compelled self-incrimination. ...

Sentencing in a DUI Case - 11/1/2012

If the trial judge elects to impose a prison sentence in lieu of probation or an alternative to imprisonment, he normally has discretion, within limits set by statute, to select the length of the prison sentence. ...

Probation for DUI Offenders - 10/26/2012

Good-time reductions, indeterminate sentence, and parole concern the release procedures of prisoners. Probation, on the other hand, is a suspended sentence, which places the offender under supervision of the court. ...

Types of Evidence in a DUI Case - 10/21/2012

Direct evidence is firsthand evidence of the defendant's guilt, such as a direct eyewitness to the crime or a voluntary confession by the defendant. ...

Defense Strategy - 10/13/2012

The DUI defense strategy may include challenging the government's collection of evidence against the defendant on constitutional grounds. ...

What Happens After a DUI Arrest - 10/4/2012

DUI is a criminal offense. For a DUI defendant, the criminal process usually begins at the time of arrest. ...

Miranda Warnings - 9/27/2012

Law officers must give Miranda warnings to anyone they arrest or, during questioning, to anyone they suspect of a crime. After that warning, any voluntary statement the suspects make can be used against them in court. Miranda warnings also tell the suspects about important rights: ...

Attacking and Defending Drunk Driving Tests - 9/20/2012

Question by question and argument by argument, this book will show you how to soften juries, pick apart police reports, and dismantle "bulletproof" lab reports. ...

DUI and Insurance - 9/18/2012

A DUI conviction can adversely affect your insurance rates. Insurance is based on risk. Insurance companies consider a person having a DUI conviction as high risk. Even if it is your first DUI conviction, your insurance rates will increase. ...

Legal Concepts at Trial - 9/12/2012

There are certain basic legal concepts which are central to the ways DUI trials are conducted. These concepts require the prosecution to prove guilt and ensure defendants' protection against self-incrimination. ...

Appeal Against DUI Conviction - 9/4/2012

The US legal system affords defendants the right to appeal. Convicted DUI defendants have a right to have another court review their trial to determine whether it was fair and followed proper procedures. ...

Why You Should Fight a DUI Charge - 8/30/2012

A DUI charge may sound like a minor charge. But it isn't. DUI is a serious criminal offense. In fact it is the most common criminal offense in the United States. ...

Measuring Alcohol Intoxication - 8/21/2012

Acute intoxication after drinking results from alcohol traveling from the stomach and the intestines through the bloodstream past the liver and finally to the brain. ...

Adjusting Status with a DUI or Reckless Driving Conviction - 8/13/2012

Adjusting status with a DUI or reckless driving conviction can be complex. Your application for adjustment of status can be denied. ...

Lawful Permanent Resident and DUI - 8/6/2012

Failure to produce your green card when stopped for DUI can have serious consequences. You can be subject to deportation proceedings. ...

Why BAC is Not Conclusive Evidence of Intoxication - 8/2/2012

Although the amount of alcohol consumed and the time over which it is consumed are the major determinants of the BAC, the presence or absence of food in the stomach is another important factor in determining BACs because food absorbs alcohol and slows absorption, thus giving the liver more time to break down the alcohol . ...

Drunk Driving & Crime - 7/26/2012

Thanks to the concerted efforts of MADD, DWI now regularly appears among the list of compensable offenses. ...

Due Process Clause - 7/16/2012

As the accused in a DUI case, you are entitled to the protection under the due process clause of the US constitution. Procedural due process refers to the procedures required to ensure fairness. ...

Minor in Possession - 7/12/2012

There are laws in every state that prohibit minors from possessing alcohol in at least some circumstances. ...

Two Actions in a DUI Case - 7/3/2012

There are two separate actions in a DUI case - the criminal case against you and the administrative license suspension. In the criminal case, you will be charged with DUI, i.e. driving or operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. ...

Don't Argue With the Arresting Officer - 6/22/2012

DUI is a serious criminal offense. Don't take chances fighting a DUI charge alone. Hire the services of an experienced DUI attorney. ...

Liquor Provider Liability - 5/15/2012

When a person contributes to the injuries caused by another in some active way, such as allowing a drunken individual to drive a car under circumstances likely to cause the individual to injure others, liability for negligence may readily be imposed. ...

Expungment - 5/8/2012

Some states have statutes permitting the expungment or sealing of criminal records upon application by a person who is able to show that he has rehabilitated himself and that the record works a prejudicial effect upon him. Such records then may be removed from law enforcement files and either destroyed or kept in a sealed file in a court office, and the offender is permitted to state he has never been convicted of crime. ...

Hire an Attorney - 5/1/2012

As the accused in the DUI case, you have the right to have an attorney defend you against the DUI charge. Exercise this right and hire the services of an experienced DUI attorney to defend the charges against you. ...

DUI and Entry to Canada - 4/18/2012

If you have been convicted of DUI, you can overcome the legal bar to your entry to Canada. There are steps you can take to over this entry restriction. ...

Dealing with a DUI Arrest - 4/3/2012

DUI is a serious charge. It is no laughing matter. It is not another traffic offense. It is a crime. If convicted, you can be sent to prison. ...

Two Separate Actions - 3/4/2012

From a legal standpoint your DUI offense is actually two separate actions against you, one is a criminal matter and the other is an administrative action. ...

Constitutional Rights - 3/4/2012

If you have been charged with DUI, it does not mean that you have no rights. You have certain constitutional rights. ...

Why You Should Hire a DUI Attorney - 3/4/2012

DUI is a serious criminal offense throughout the United States. Over the years, the DUI laws have become more and more stringent. Unlike other traffic violations, DUI is a serious crime. You will need an experienced DUI attorney to fight the charges against you. Fighting the charges by yourself can be an uphill task. The evidence against you in the form of reports must be challenged or else the court will presume the report to be correct. ...

Minors & DUI - 3/4/2012

Every state has laws that restrict a minor’s access to alcohol. Besides state laws that restrict a minor’s access to alcohol, there are local ordinances that further restrict a minor’s access to alcohol. Many states have devoted considerable resources to work with retailers and to increase enforcement efforts. ...

DUI & Probation - 3/4/2012

Generally in a DUI case, you must appear before the court. If you are found guilty of DUI, the court will initiate a pre-sentence investigation. The result if the pre-sentence investigation will determine whether or not the judge grants probation. ...

Right to Remain Silent - 2/1/2012

When you have been stopped for DUI, chances are that the police officer has already made up his or her mind to arrest you. So there is no point in arguing with him or her. Just do as he or she wants you to do – the sobriety tests and the breath analyzer tests. You can legally refuse these tests but that will only give them probable cause to suspect that you are driving under the influence. ...

Entering a Plea - 2/1/2012

If you have been arrested for DUI, you will be produced in court. During the arraignment, the judge will inform you about the charges against you and ask you whether you understand the charges. The judge will then ask you about the plea you wish to enter. You have three options: guilty, not guilty and no contest. ...

Basics of DUI - 2/1/2012

DUI or driving under the influence is a serious offense. To be charged with DUI, you must be caught operating a vehicle while your blood alcohol concentration is 0.08 per cent or higher. ...

Consequences of DUI Conviction - 2/1/2012

A DUI conviction has serious consequences. Criminal penalties are not the only consequences of a DUI conviction. There is more to a DUI conviction than just criminal penalties. ...

Expert Witness and Drunk Driving Accident - 2/1/2012

If you have been charged with drunk driving and causing an accident, you will probably need the services of an expert witness to show that your blood alcohol concentration had nothing to do with the accident. There are a few things you should keep in mind when you are choosing an expert witness. ...

History of Breath Tests - 1/5/2012

For the first half of the twentieth century, the primary basis for convicting operators of driving while impaired was through the testimony of the arresting officers regarding their appearance and behavior. ...

Field Sobriety Tests and Decision to Arrest - 1/5/2012

The horizontal gaze nystagmus test at the arrest scene estimates the angle at which a DUI suspect's eye begins to jerk about or "oscillate" Nystagmus is a medical term for eye oscillation. ...

Field Sobriety Tests - 1/5/2012

When a police officer stops a vehicle on suspicion of DUI, he or she will observe the driver for signs of intoxication such as slurred speech, reddish eyes, nervousness, etc. ...

Offense of DUI - 1/5/2012

DUI stands for driving under the influence. In some states it is referred to as DWI or driving while intoxicated. Intoxication does not mean drunk. ...

Consequences of DUI Conviction - 1/5/2012

DUI or Driving Under the Influence is a serious offense. It is referred to as DWI or Driving While Intoxicated in some states. ...

Standardized Field Sobriety Tests - 12/2/2011

In 1975 when the NHTSA wanted to develop a system of tests to determine if a driver is under the influence, sixteen tests were initially considered and out of the sixteen, six were selected for a detailed and evaluative study. ...

Ignition Interlock Device - 12/2/2011

If you are convicted for DUI, the court can order the installation of an ignition interlock device in your car. This device is similar to a breathalyzer. This device is fixed to the dashboard or some other place in the car. ...

Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus - 12/2/2011

In the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test, the police officer will observe the driver’s eye for involuntary jerking while the driver’s eye gazes to the side. This test is based on the assumption that alcohol use induces involuntary jerking of the eye. ...

Subjective Nature of Field Sobriety Tests - 12/2/2011

Due to the highly subjective nature of the field sobriety tests, these tests are inherently flawed. The police officer administering the test will never tell you but the fact is that the same officer administering the test makes the determination whether to arrest you. More often than not, this determination is generally incorrect. ...

Administrative License Suspension - 12/2/2011

A driver arrested for DUI can have his driver’s license suspended. The suspension is referred to as "administrative" because the license suspension does not depend upon a judicial finding or trial but is imposed by an administrative agency, ordinarily the state department of motor vehicles; and they are "per se" laws because refusing or failing the chemical test automatically triggers the law's application. ...

DUI and Exclusion from Canada - 10/31/2011

DUI is a serious criminal offense in the United States and in most countries across the world. Canada has taken a tough stance against drunk driving. If you have been convicted for DUI in the US or anywhere else, you may be ineligible for entry to Canada. Many people who are unaware of this rule end up being turned away at the port of entry. ...

Consequences of DUI Conviction - 10/31/2011

A person convicted of DUI will face a lot of problems. DUI may sound simple but it is no laughing matter. It is a crime. ...

Probable Cause - 10/31/2011

An officer must have probable cause to arrest a motorist for DUI. Probable case means that the police officer should have reasonable grounds to determine that the motorist is drunk, i.e. driving under the influence. Legally speaking, to prove reasonable cause, there must be a significant probability of guilt. ...

Drunk Driving Roadblocks - 10/31/2011

Police administrators themselves agree that checkpoints "are a highly inefficient tactic for catching drunk drivers," as roadblocks are unproductive and a poor allocation of police resources. Overall, only 1 percent of the checkpoint stops result in a DUI arrest. ...


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