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- Do You Need an DUI Lawyer? You Just Might
Many people don't really believe they should go to the expense of hiring a DUI lawyer when arrested for a drunken driving offense. Do you really need an attorney, should you just plead guilty? There are plenty of questions you probably have, which is just one reason you should at least speak with an experienced defense attorney.
- What Police are Looking for in a DUI Driver
Under the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution, police are not allowed to simply stop any car in order to investigate the driver for a DUI offense. Both the U.S. and California Supreme Courts have held that officers must have reasonable or probable cause that the driver is violating the law before pulling a vehicle over. A traffic stop based on a mere suspicion or idle curiosity is not valid, and an officer needs an objectively reasonable basis for stopping a vehicle.
- Most Common DUI Question Answered
Most Common DUI Question Answered: What Do I Do If I Am Pulled Over?
- Driving While License Suspended or Revoked Offenses in Florida
Driving with a suspended or revoked license can be as benign as a civil traffic violation or as serious as a third degree felony, depending on the reason for the suspension and/or your number of prior convictions.
- Can You be Stopped for a Law that Does Not Exist?
The Supreme Court recently decided you can be stopped for breaking a law that does not exist.
- What Constitutes Probable Cause for a DUI Stop?
Many people are surprised to learn that law enforcement officers are not simply allowed to stop any vehicle they see on the road.
- Pleading No Contest to DUI
When a person is charged criminally with a DUI offense there are several different pleas that he or she can enter in court.
- What is Retrograde Extrapolation?
Retrograde extrapolation is the scientific and mathematical process used by chemists and toxicologists to estimate what a personís blood alcohol content was at a specific time based on test results obtained at a later period of time. In the context of DUI cases, it is often used to determine whether or not a driver had a BAC of 0.08 or higher at the actual time of driving based on what the BAC was at the time of testing.
- Tips for Staying Safe on California Roads During the Holiday Season
This is the time of the year when California's highways become full to capacity with parents, children, cousins, grandparents, and friends traveling through the state to be together for the holidays.
- How Will A DWI Affect My Job?
The implications that a DWI charge can have on your employment.