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- DUID and Missouri DWI Law
Most people know that DUI and DWI are basically the same thing in Missouri, and mean driving while intoxicated or under the influence. However, you may not be familiar with the term DUID, which while a less common offense stands for driving under the influence of drugs.
- Problems with Field Sobriety Tests and Breathalyzers in Georgia
When people are stopped for suspicion of driving under the influence, field sobriety and breathalyzer test results are often used as evidence against them to secure a conviction. However, these types of tests may be plagued with significant problems that can be used as a basis to challenge the prosecution’s case. It is important to talk to a criminal defense lawyer if facing charges for DUI to determine whether these types of challenges may apply to your case.
- Challenging a DUI in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. law enforcement takes DUI offenses seriously and is known for rarely offering favorable plea bargains. The Office of the Attorney General is responsible for prosecuting these offenses within the district. If you are facing DUI charges, it is important that you contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer in the district for assistance.
- Federal Safety Valve: To Disclose or Not to Disclose?
The federal “safety valve” provides, in most cases, the only alternative for an individual charged with a serious drug case to escape a mandatory penalty of five or ten years.
- Punishment for Possession of a Controlled Substance in Virginia
According to the Virginia code, section §54.1 – 3401, the controlled substance in Virginia is “a drug, substance, or immediate precursor in Schedules I through VI of this chapter.”
- Massachusetts Criminal Laws on Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana
Massachusetts criminalizes the act of driving while under the influence of marijuana. Likewise, it is illegal to drive a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or under the impairment of a combination of substances, such as marijuana and alcohol. Understanding the state laws prohibiting this conduct is an essential component to defending oneself against these charges.
- Changes in Federal Criminal Law Since Trump
Many of my clients ask me how the election of Donald Trump to the presidency has changed the outlook on their cases. As one would expect, the existing criminal laws are now being enforced much more harshly, resulting in unfair incarceration for many first offenders. Below are the three major areas that I have seen substantial changes in the last year
- How to Regain Driving Privileges in North Carolina After a DWI Suspension
In North Carolina, it is common for people to lose their driving privileges after being arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. In some cases, it is possible to have these driving privileges restored.
- Roswell DUI Lawyer for a Georgia Drunk Driving Arrest or Traffic Ticket - Best DUI Attorneys
Hiring a trial lawyer to avoid a DUI conviction in Roswell GA, plus save your driving privileges, and fight to get DUI charges dropped is imperative. Former Roswell Police Department officer Cory Yager worked for Roswell GA PD until he passed the Georgia Bar, and started working as a Roswell DUI attorney with famed DUI lawyer William C. 'Bubba" Head in 2007.
- Sandy Springs DUI Lawyer for Georgia Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Traffic Ticket Case
Hiring [an experienced] Sandy Springs DUI Attorney is the starting point for a successful criminal defense of a DUI in Sandy Springs, GA. DUI, traffic misdemeanor cases and Sandy Springs Ordinance violations are all part of what our criminal defense attorneys handle in the Municipal Court of Sandy Springs GA.