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20K DWI cases up in the air after officer accused of records tampering

This is one of the reasons I love doing what I do. Not every situation is black and white and having an experienced attorney on your side is crucial if you are faced with a DUI or DWI. Take this most recent example in New Jersey of records tampering that...

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You don’t have to be driving to be arrested for a DUI

Proof of “driving,” for purpose of determining whether the defendant was a operating motor vehicle while under influence of intoxicating liquor, does not require an eyewitness to the driving; it may be shown by circumstantial evidence. Also, one do...

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Be careful this holiday season

Make sure you check out this month’s issue of Splurge Magazine. I share some common myths about drinking and driving as well as the one sure fire way to avoid a DUI (hint: it’s not drinking and driving). However, should you find yourself in tr...

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DWI forensic expert accused of perjury, mixing up lab tests

In case you missed this last week, here is a scary example in Collin County, Texas of what happens when cheating occurs in the system. Having an expert in DUI defense and a team who works with you to check sources and experts can mean the difference in th...

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The penalty for bicycling while drinking in Wichita just changed

A new ordinance approved by the Wichita City Council on Tuesday means biking under the influence will be treated with a lighter hand than driving a motor vehicle under the influence. The new ordinance is designed to separate the two offenses to make it ea...

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August has the highest number of DWI arrests

It may be the chance to have one last get together that causes August DWI arrests to be higher than any other month – at least in Minnesota. On the other end of the spectrum is the month of February, which has the least. Click here to learn more and...

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Woman pulled over for DUI, opens another beer

A woman in Madison, Wisconsin was pulled over for suspected DUI. Instead, she disobeyed an order to get out of her car and opened another beer in front of the officer who stopped her. If this were my client I would be worried the fact-finder would find ...

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Contractor ordered to stop recording attorney-client conversations

A federal judge has ordered a private contractor to stop recording confidential conversations between inmates and their attorneys at a prison in Kansas. U.S. The government’s intrusion into attorney-client meetings is shameful. Click here to read th...

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Man stopped for DUI; sister pulls up to argue, also arrested.

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A 41-year-old Florida woman defending her younger brother during a DUI arrest also was charged with drunken driving. Click here to read the full story.

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Wichita council lauds youths for fighting alcohol, repeals DUI ordinance

Minutes after honoring teens for fighting underage drinking, the Wichita City Council had to repeal a city ordinance requiring suspected repeat drunken drivers to submit to a Breathalyzer test. Click here to read more

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