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- How Can A DWI Affect My Job Search?
It is a truism that has to be accepted that those with no criminal record generally have a better chance at getting a job than those with one. However, if you have a DWI on your record, it is no longer the serious problem that it once was. More employers are adjusting their thinking, and there are also more legal options with which you may be able to clean up your record.
- Are DUI Field Sobriety Test Admissible in Florida Courts?
There are two ways for law enforcement to determine whether a driver is impaired. The Breath Analyzer and Field Sobriety Tests. Field Sobriety Test results are not always reliable, there are often other elements, such as the weather, or the ground surface in which the tests are performed. The question is are the results admissible in Court?
- A DUI Is Not a DIY: Save Money and Hassle Using an Attorney
All too often individuals think they can proceed without a lawyer in drinking and driving offenses. Some people don't understand the consequences that they face in such serious matters while others simply think they will be better off without an attorney. Unfortunately, an attorney is crucial for all defendants facing such issues.
- Colorado Ignition Interlock Devices
If you get a DUI in Colorado, there is a good chance you will have to deal with an ignition interlock device. An interlock is the common name for car breathalyzer, a device that is required to be placed in vehicles for a period of time owned by those who have been accused of driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or higher, refusing to submit to a chemical test, or drivers convicted of DUI.
- DUIs and Deportation
Many issues come up when someone is faced with a DUI but when you are not a permanent citizen, one of the biggest fears is deportation.
- If It’s Legal Is It Still a Nuisance?
As the landscape of marijuana legalization changes, the many related laws evolve accordingly. An Oregon court recently ruled that the smell of marijuana smoke cannot be considered inherently offensive.
- Driving Under the Influence of Drugs
While many people are familiar with the term DUI, meaning driving under the influence, this term is usually associated with alcohol. However, states also have additional laws or utilize the same laws as those pertaining to alcohol-related charges as those pertaining to driving under the influence of drugs. In states that have additional laws, these are sometimes abbreviated as DUID for “driving under the influence of drugs.”
- Consequences for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs
Driving under the influence of drugs may be incorporated as an independent statute or may be treated the same as driving under the influence of alcohol, depending on state law. In either event, a conviction for driving under the influence can carry significant consequences.
- Colorado Passes Felony DUI Bill
The Colorado state legislature recently passed a bill that is sitting on the governor’s desk waiting his signature.
- Why You Should Always Refuse Roadside Sobriety Tests
Virtually any time you are stopped and investigated for suspicion of DUI, the officer is going to ask you if you would be willing to perform Standard Field Sobriety Tests, otherwise known as Roadside Maneuvers.