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- How Will A DWI Affect My Job?
The implications that a DWI charge can have on your employment.
- Can I Represent Myself in a Criminal Case?
Explaining the process of representing oneself in a criminal case, and outlining the risks involved with doing so.
- DUI Defenses
If you were pulled over during a holiday or any other time of year, you may have been arrested for DUI. However, there are several defenses that a criminal defense attorney may raise to protect you from a conviction.
- DWI and DUI Charges in Tarrant County, Texas
In Tarrant County, Texas, if you are charged with Driving While Intoxicated or Driving Under the Influence, consequences may be severe, and are not limited to arrest, DL suspension, and high State Surcharges. A local DWI criminal defense attorney may be able to help you avoid serious penalties associated with such charges, by pleading your case for a deal or by taking your case to trial at the Tarrant County Justice Court.
- DWI Over State Lines: Out-of-State Residents and DWI
One complication that can make handling a DWI much harder is when the defendant is from another state. This raises numerous issues that may not have simple answers. Every state has slightly different laws, and these laws can change at any time, so it is difficult to know how some of these issues may be resolved. We will separate common types of issues that arise when cases occur across state lines.
- Reasonable Suspicion in DWI Cases
Law enforcement officers are adamant about cracking down on drunk drivers. But what is considered reasonable suspicion when making those stops? Reasonable suspicion can be complicated in DWI cases, but officers must believe some form of criminal activity has taken place before a stop can be made.
- Why is Michael Phelps Going to Trial?
For those of you who have not been following this story, let me catch you up. Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete in modern history, was charged with his second DUI on September 20th, 2014.
- Is Texting While Driving Worse Than DUI?
In today’s world Driving Under the Influence or Driving While Impaired is the poster child of the campaign against bad actors behind the wheel, and with good reason.
- When Is A DUI Considered a Second DUI in California
How much time must pass between DUI convictions before a new charge is no longer considered a "second DUI"? Many people who have old DUI convictions on their record may not realize that the old conviction can be used to enhance the penalties on any subsequent conviction for driving under the influence. However, there is a limit to how long a prior DUI conviction can affect the mandatory sentencing requirements on a new DUI charge.
- Your Only Defense When You've Been Arrested for DUI
If you've been driving around Alexandria and you have been pulled over for DUI, you need an Alexandria criminal defense lawyer. This is true whether or not you're actually guilty.