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Do You Still Need a Lawyer if You Are Guilty of a DUI?

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Why You Should You Hire A Long Island DUI Attorney One of the biggest misconceptions in law is the notion that if someone is guilty of a crime and pleads as such, it is simple and easy to close the case from there. For example, when many people are charged with driving under the… Read More »

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DWI Checkpoints in Nassau County

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What are My Rights at DUI Checkpoints? DUI checkpoints have become a fairly common cause for concern in recent years. The idea is that the police set up a spot at random where they will stop every vehicle that approaches, peak inside the car to say hi, and then let the person pass. The… Read More »

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The Stages of a DUI

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A DUI Case Starts the Moment You Are Arrested for Driving Under the Influence When a person is arrested for a first offense DUI in New York, it can be a confusing time. There are a lot of things happening quickly, and it can be a frightening situation. Perhaps there is a job to… Read More »

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How Alcohol Impairs Your Ability to Drive

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Understanding the Effects of Alcohol It is pretty common knowledge at this point that alcohol impairs your judgment and reaction time. Still, the details are a bit more complicated than that. For instance, do you become impaired right away upon taking the first drink, or does it take time for the body to absorb… Read More »

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After a DUI

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12 Things That Happen When You Get a DUI   – You Will be Arrested If you have never been arrested for DUI, it is not like you see on TV. There is rarely a lot of ceremony attached to the process. A police officer tells you he is arresting you, and within seconds,… Read More »

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How to Handle a DUI Stop

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4 Things to do When Stopped for a DUI DUI checkpoints and routine stops are increasing every year. Police are indeed cracking down on drunk drivers in New York. So, what can someone do at a DUI stop to improve the outcome of the case? The obvious first advice is to never drive after you… Read More »

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DUI Without Drugs or Alcohol

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Can I be Charged with DUI Even if I Have Not Been Drinking? Yes. You can definitely be charged with a crime if you are intoxicated by other substances, besides alcohol. To illustrate this point, consider champion golfer Tiger Woods’ May 2017 arrest near his home in Florida. Woods ‘blew’ a 0.00% on his… Read More »

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Open Container Laws

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Can Passengers Drink Alcohol In a Car? You might have heard stories about people innocently drinking a beer while riding in a friend’s car. The car is pulled over for something minor, say speeding, and then an officer ends up citing all the passengers with tickets for open container violations. Sadly, there is much… Read More »

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Underage DWI

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What are the Penalties Involved With Underage Drinking and DWI’s? When it comes to underage drinking in America, it is truly a situation of “good news and bad news.” According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the number of teens who are drinking has gone down by as much as 54% since 1991…. Read More »

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Can DUI Charge Get Dropped If The Officer Doesn’t Show Up?

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When a Police Officer Doesn’t Show Up to a DUI Hearing It is a common misconception that DUI charges get dropped automatically when the police officer is not present at the initial hearing. While it makes sense that a case would be dropped if the police officer does not show up, it would be… Read More »

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