What You Should Know About Open Container Violations
30 April 2015
When people think of DUI or alcohol-related charges, they often think about drinking and driving. However, you don't have to be driving in order to get arrested for having alcohol in your vehicle. If you have open alcoholic containers in your vehicle and are pulled over, you can get arrested for an open container violation. Here is more information about this type of violation.
You Had Possession of an Open Container
Raising The Defense Of Involuntary Intoxication In A DUI Case
21 April 2015
Driving while intoxicated is a serious crime. The risk to public safety an intoxicated driver presents is so strong, prosecutors vigorously go after impaired drivers. What if you are drugged without your knowledge? Here is where the legal issue of "involuntary intoxication" arises. Only a very experienced and skilled DUI case lawyer is truly capable enough to successfully argue involuntary intoxication as a defense.
Involuntary Intoxication Defined
Involuntary intoxication is exactly what its name describes.
3 Things To Do After Your DUI Arrest
16 April 2015
After you have been arrested for driving under the influence and are waiting for your court date, you may not be sure what to do other than wait. However, there are some actions you can take to build a strong case for yourself and to give yourself a good chance of avoiding severe punishment. Here are just some of the things you can do as you wait for your court date.
Discovery Process: How It Can Help Your Criminal Charge Case
13 April 2015
When you are charged with a crime, you have a right to certain types of information that the prosecution is gathering for their case at trial. Taking full advantage of this can help you build a more effective defense, whether you are a pro se defendant or have an attorney.
Discovery and Inculpatory Information
The prosecutor has an obligation to turn over evidence (called "discovery") of your guilt called inculpatory evidence) to your defense shortly before the case begins.