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- Colorado's Felony DUI Bill
Under Colorado law a DUI or DWAI offense is a misdemeanor. Circumstance surrounding the offense could lead for felony changes; but the drunken driving offense itself is always a misdemeanor. Legislation currently in the Colorado House of Representatives looks to change that.
- Your Rights When Stopped by Police
When an individual is stopped by the police it can be an overwhelming experience, especially when there is the possibility of criminal charges.
- Warratless Blood Draw in DUI Investigation
In Missouri v. McNeely, the United States Supreme Court decided that a blood draw is a search which is protected under the Fourth Amendment.
- What are the Penalties for a First Offense DUI in Columbus, Ohio?
A DUI charge (called "OVI" in Ohio) is a serious offense. Although charged as a first degree misdemeanor, a first DUI conviction in Ohio includes mandatory penalties, including three days in jail, high fines, and a license suspension for up to three years.
- NJ Senate Approves Change to DWI Law and Require Interlock Machine on Car
New law permits DWI defendants to drive after having the machine installed. NJ Senate on February 5 voted 29-4 to change the DWI Law to require a car interlock device. Senate Bill No. 385 is now being submitted to the Governor for signature. The Assembly approved the bill in June, 2014.
- Alcohol and Mind Wandering
Alcohol has been shown to be one of the leading causes of fatal car accidents; around 58% of drivers involved in fatal crashes were found to be driving under the influence of alcohol in a research review article. An article written by Michael Sayette and colleagues in Psychological Science, suggests a factor contributing to the commonality of DUI arrests: mind wandering.
- 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.
- Most Common DUI Question Answered
Most Common DUI Question Answered: What Do I Do If I Am Pulled Over?
- 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.
- How Will A DWI Affect My Job?
The implications that a DWI charge can have on your employment.