4 October 2017
If you've recently been charged with a DUI after taking and failing a breathalyzer, it's important that you understand the things that can directly affect those results. There are many factors that can contribute to the accuracy or inaccuracy of a breath test, and sometimes your best defense lies in understanding those vulnerabilities. If any of them could apply in your case, your DUI attorney should be made aware right away so that he or she can help you defend yourself in court.
12 July 2017
If you are convicted of a driving under the influence (DUI) accident that caused injury or property damage, you will be required to compensate the victim for their losses. This is understandable since nobody should suffer due to another person's negligence. The problem is that the determination of DUI restitution is usually a lopsided affair, as the four points below will show: Your Coverage May Not Be Enough Your insurance coverage isn't a factor in calculating the amount you are supposed to give the victim of your crime.
6 June 2017
If you were charged with a DUI, but know for certain that you were not drinking that day or that you didn't drink nearly enough to be legally drunk, a medical condition may be behind your false positive on the breathalyzer test. You should explore with your doctor and see if you have any of the medical conditions listed below that could explain why you had a false positive on a breathalyzer test.
14 April 2017
If you have been charged with a DUI, here are three things that you should do in order to protect yourself and to hopefully reduce your charges, especially if you feel that the charges were wrong. #1 Hire An Attorney The first thing that you need to do is hire an attorney from a law firm like Boehmer Law to represent you. You don't want to delay action on this step. An attorney can help you fight back against your charges and gather evidence that will be crucial to your case.
22 March 2017
Driving while intoxicated, DWI, is a serious offense and can affect your life and other's lives. If you have been convicted of driving while intoxicated, you have made a big mistake, and you do not want to pay for that mistake for the rest of you life. The consequences for a DWI are usually getting your license suspended, jail time, and hefty fines. In order to get the help that may reduce these consequences, you are going to want to have legal representation.
8 March 2017
You make plans to secure reservations at the hotel of your choice, purchase airline tickets, and talk to your employer about taking off for work many months in advance of going on what should be a relaxing vacation. What gets most people through the long lines at the airport is the belief that they will be able to check into their hotel rooms without incident. Until you unlock the room to your hotel suite, you may have no idea that your dreams of having a wonderful vacation are about to get terribly complicated.
5 October 2016
When the police have good reason to believe a person committed a crime, they have the right to arrest the person. This person will have to appear before the local court and may have to go through a trial for the alleged crime. If this recently happened to you for a crime you did not even commit, you may wonder how you should go about handling this situation, especially if the court wants to offer you a diversion program for the crime.
19 September 2016
If you have a CDL to transport horses, you need to make sure that you understand the laws and regulations that you are required to meet. Getting ticketed could result in the loss of your CDL because you are held to higher standards. Here's what you need to know. Moving Violations Getting ticketed for moving violations is something you'll want to avoid because doing so will add points to your driving record, depending on the violations.
13 September 2016
With medical marijuana now available in around half of all states, and recreational marijuana available in four more (plus the District of Columbia), it can be easy to forget that this drug is still classified as dangerous – and illegal – under federal law. Unfortunately, as some have discovered, this freedom to partake of marijuana in a state where it's legal extends only to U.S. citizens – legal residents or visa holders who are found to have consumed marijuana can face penalties like jail time or even deportation.