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- 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.
- 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.