What If I Got a DUI in a Different State?

As you probably already know, each state has its own DUI laws. You may know the laws and procedures of your home state, but what happens if you are arrested and charged in a different state? This is not as uncommon as one might think, as people often have a few too many during a...

Lifestyle Changes Needed after a DUI Arrest

A DUI arrest can literally be a sobering moment. For some people, the reality they have a real problem finally hits home. For others, it is just a compilation of a night of making some very bad decisions. Regardless of the situation, anyone arrested for a DUI should and needs to...

Are DUI Checkpoints Illegal and Should I Refuse to Answer All Questions?

DUI checkpoints have been around for many years. Many people will look at these types of roadblocks as a way for law enforcement intimidating the public into forced behavior. In this case, preventing people from drinking and driving. While we obviously do not condone drinking and...

Do DUI Attorneys Have Payment Plans?

If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI, you could be facing some severe financial penalties. If you plan to fight the charges, you can also expect to accumulate some legal fees. Without having financial means or a significant “rainy day” fund, your night out on the town...

How Can I Get Out of a DUI?

If you were recently arrested and charged with DUI, you are probably in shell shock right now. The fact that you are facing thousands of dollars in fines and possible jail time, as well as a license suspension, may only be the beginning of your problems if you are found guilty....

Will I Have to Attend DUI Classes or DUI School?

If arrested, charged, and convicted of a DUI, you may be required to complete DUI classes or DUI school. While this is not required in all states, it is becoming the norm rather than the exception, especially in the case of repeat offenders. You may also be given the opportunity...

How Does a DUI Charge Affect Mental Health?

Being arrested is obviously a very stressful situation. Unlike other crimes, though, being arrested for a DUI is often a person’s first time in trouble. Look in any courtroom and first-time DUI offenders are often everyday people with no criminal history. The realization that...

Will a DUI Attorney Get My Case Dismissed?

There are no guarantees in life, but you can be reasonably sure that you will not be able to beat a DUI charge without an attorney. Hiring a qualified, local DUI attorney considerably increases your chances of beating a DUI charge. Or, at the very least, having the charges...

Will My Job Find Out About My DUI?

If you have been arrested, charged, and convicted of a DUI, it is understandable that you may be concerned about your job. Depending upon the type of job and/or the company’s policies, being arrested could result in immediate dismissal. So, the question is, will your boss find...

Why Using a Public Defender for a DUI is a Bad Idea

Getting a DUI is no longer a trivial matter, nor has it been in quite some time. In years past, DUIs were treated as nothing more than a traffic ticket. Today. A DUI will not only cost you excessive fines, a license suspension, and possible jail time, it may also cost you your...