• Diversion Programs: What You Need To Know After Being Charged With A DUI


    If you have recently been pulled over, arrested and charged for drinking and driving, you may be scared out of your mind. This is the first time this has ever happened and you don't know what to do. Luckily, first-time offenders often have an easier time of showing prosecutors and the court that it was a mistake and that they are able to behave more responsibly moving forward. One way to do this is through a DUI diversion program.
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  • Appearances Count In Criminal Court: What You Should Know


    You've probably heard the saying before that "clothes don't make the man," but clothes—and your looks in general—can affect a jury's perception of you in a trial. It may not be entirely fair, but your looks can influence a jury's decisions. Knowing that, turn it to your advantage as much as possible. Try to look like everybody else. While U.S. culture tends to value individuality on principle, that value tends to fade inside a court of law.
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  • Drinking And Driving: What You Must Know


    You might not have been pulled over for driving while under the influence of alcohol, but you may hold a lot of erroneous beliefs about the process. Knowing the truth about what happens if you are drinking and driving may help you to be more responsible when you drink; here are some of the facts you need to be aware of. You May Not Be Able to Fool the Police Officer
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  • Teenager Charged With A DUI? 3 Things You'll Need To Know


    Drinking and driving is responsible for the deaths of atleast 2000 underage drivers each year. If your teenager has been charged with a DUI, you'll need to contact a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Driving under the influence is a serious offense that can follow your teenager for many years. Here are three things you should know if your teen has been arrested for driving under the influence.
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  • Actions And (Non-Actions) That Can Weaken Your DUI Case


    Being charged with a DUI is really just the beginning of the process involving your possible conviction. It is important that you take the right steps to protect yourself and ensure that your case is handled properly. There are actually things that you might inadvertently do that can hurt your chances of playing down or fighting charges, or can even exacerbate your predicament. Here are four actions (and non-actions) that might actually weaken your chances to properly deal with a pending DUI charge.
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  • Your Day In Court: 10 Tips For Success


    Your attorney will undoubtedly use their strongest legal skills when it comes to defending you in court. While you most assuredly can count on your attorney, you also need to do your part to help ensure that your day in court is as successful as possible. You and your lawyer are a team, and input from both of you is vital to your case's outcome, so read on for some simple-to-follow tips that will give you the confidence to make your court appearance a big win.
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