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What Are the Different Stages of a DUI Case?

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Getting pulled over by a police officer and subsequently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) is a nightmare. There is a process you can expect as the case proceeds. These are the typical stages of a DUI case. Arrest The first stage of a DUI case is the arrest itself. A police officer must have reasonable suspicion to make you pull over your vehicle. They must also have probable cause to believe that you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs and impaired before asking you to submit to a breath test to determine your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level....

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5 Most Common Reasons for a DUI Arrest

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Driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) is a severe offense that can affect your life. It's essential to know the risks and be aware of the steps you should take if you find yourself in an unfortunate situation such as finding a good DUI defense attorney. This blog post will discuss five of the most common reasons for DUI arrests. Speeding or Erratic Driving Among the most common reasons for a DUI arrest is driving erratically or speeding. The specific type of erratic driving can vary from case to case but typically includes weaving between lanes, making sudden stops, or inconsistent...

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8 Key Questions To Ask Before Hiring a DUI Attorney

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Driving is a privilege, not a right. Unfortunately, some people abuse this privilege and operate their vehicles while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If you or someone you know is facing a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) charge, it’s important to hire a skilled and experienced DUI attorney to represent you in court. You should ask a few key questions before hiring any attorney to ensure that the person has the qualifications and experience needed to provide quality legal counsel. 1. What Are Your Qualifications? It’s important to ensure that your DUI defense lawyers are knowledgeable and experienced in the...

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