Category Archives: DUI

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jpadmin   December 30, 2015   Comments Off on 14566901

THE FINAL ARGUMENT The "communicate something specific" shutting contention in a DUI trial Fruitful DUI lawyers will grab the opportunity to make an enticing shutting contention Shutting contention is the time that a DUI protection lawyer can make an individual engage the jury. It is the open door for the respondent’s legal advisor to be an original backer. Albeit every… Read more »

Ideal Jurors

jpadmin   December 30, 2015   Comments Off on Ideal Jurors

Finding the ideal jury is something that a lawyer always wants, but it comes down to the facts in the case that are going to ultimately affect the direction the the attorney tries to go when it comes to the jurors. The ideal jurors in a case are people that are not going to automatically go with what the police… Read more »

Increased Tolerance

jpadmin   December 30, 2015   Comments Off on Increased Tolerance

Habitual consumption of alcohol plays an integral role in how the alcohol impacts an individual. This issue is understood in terms of the word “tolerance.” What Is Tolerance? Tolerance is understood in context of two primary factors: -The impact of alcohol is subject to decrease after ongoing exposure to the same dosage level. -If the dosage is increased, the original… Read more »

Nineteen Effective Drunk Driving Defenses

jpadmin   December 30, 2015   Comments Off on Nineteen Effective Drunk Driving Defenses

1. Your car was stopped with no legal justification. 2. The officer did not have a justifiable reason to arrest you. 3. The police’s observations include explanations other than inebriation. 4. Field sobriety examinations are not valid indicators of inebriation. 5. The police officer did not score the sobriety test correctly. 6. You had performance issues with the sobriety test… Read more »

Knowing When To Exercise Your Rights

jpadmin   December 1, 2015   Comments Off on Knowing When To Exercise Your Rights

Every encounter with an officer of the law allows for you to exercise your rights to remain silent. These rights also extend to a DUI traffic stop. The question is how to recognize the line and when it crosses from being a simple conversation to an interrogation. Traffic stops are supposed to determine whether the driver is impaired and if… Read more »

Initial Questions – Why You Are Testifying, Stress

jpadmin   November 27, 2015   Comments Off on Initial Questions – Why You Are Testifying, Stress

Why you’ve decided to testify at the DUI trial: Q: When I am finished, the prosecutor will question you. He might be a more confusing because he hasn’t taken time to know you, but please answer him, okay? Q: We sent the prosecutor a letter stating you wanted to speak to him? Q: They never called? Q: They didn’t take… Read more »

DUI and Miranda Rights

jpadmin   November 27, 2015   Comments Off on DUI and Miranda Rights

Many people are wondering if they have to be read their Miranda rights when they are being stopped for a suspected DUI. When a person is stopped by a police officer they are asked for their license, registration, and proof of insurance. This is not considered to be questions and they must provide these documents. If a person is arrested… Read more »

Anonymous Informants in DUI cases

jpadmin   November 26, 2015   Comments Off on Anonymous Informants in DUI cases

Courts around the country act differently to whether DUI stops that are based on anonymous tips can be lawful. The US Supreme Court will not directly address what criteria is necessary to allow a drunk driving detention that is based on anonymous tips. The courts however have dealt with these anonymous tips in other contexts. Take for example a recent… Read more »

The Negative Starting Position

jpadmin   November 25, 2015   Comments Off on The Negative Starting Position

How the experienced drunk driving attorney will overcome the DUI defendant negative position in the drunk driving case: The most experienced drunk driving attorney does understand something very true: most jurors will not sympathize with the defendant on trial for drunk driving attorney. That’s because these defendants are charged with a very unpopular crime, and in many cases these defendants… Read more »

Freedom of Religion

jpadmin   November 25, 2015   Comments Off on Freedom of Religion

Does freedom of religion give us a blank check to do whatever we want? No, it does not. When our forefathers made the dangerous journey to the new land, it was as much for freedom from religion as freedom for religion. Having been persecuted by the Church of England, or the Catholic church, many protestant groups sought a better life… Read more »