A Quick Guide to Understanding When a First-Offense DUI Can Be a Felony


If you have recently been arrested for a felony DUI, even though you have never been in that situation before, it can be both surprising and terrifying. People commonly believe that the first offense is always charged as a misdemeanor. However, there are a variety of situations where a first-time offender could be facing the much more serious charge of a felony DUI, although the specifics associated with that possibility will vary from one state to the next.

28 November 2016

Will A DUI Automatically Result In Deportation?


Unless you are considered a citizen, being arrested and convicted of driving under the influence could have a serious impact on whether or not you are allowed to remain in the country. Even if you have already obtained a green card, you could face deportation. To help you understand the seriousness of the situation and what you can possibly do to remain in the country, here is what you need to know.

17 October 2016

4 Mistakes To Avoid After A DUI Arrest


Being arrested for a suspected DUI can be a very stressful and traumatic experience. If you have never been arrested before or had any type of experience with the court system, you may not know what to expect. DUI is a serious charge, and it is important to do whatever you can to lessen its effect on your life. Unfortunately, many people make mistakes after a DUI. Here are some of the most common mistakes to avoid after a DUI.

17 August 2016

Four Possible Reasons Why Breathalyzer Results Can Be Inaccurate


If you are facing a DWI charge, and breathalyzer test results are the primary piece of evidence against you, there may be a way to successfully contest the accuracy of these test results. A breathalyzer test is not always completely accurate. In fact, there are some widely recognized inaccuracies to this method of testing how much alcohol is in an individual's body. The following are four possible scenarios that could cause a breathalyzer test to yield inaccurate results.

25 July 2016

4 Advantages Of Going To Trial Instead Of Quickly Accepting A Plea Bargain


Being accused of a crime can certainly be an unsettling event. Sometimes, a crime can carry with it a hefty sentence, which could take you away from your friends, family and normal life for an extended period. In some cases, people who are found guilty of a criminal act are sentenced to life in prison. As a result, it is important that you received guidance from a criminal attorney throughout your legal process.

15 April 2016

Faqs About Illegal Collected Evidence


A major part of many drug cases is the evidence collected after a search.  How the evidence is collected can become an issue if the rights of the accused are violated in the process. If you are facing a drug charge and believe that the evidence was unfairly collected, here is what you need to know. Are You Protected from Unreasonable Searches? Whether or not you are aware of it, the Constitution only allows police to conduct reasonable searching of you and your property.

24 February 2016