You’ve probably heard the word “indictment” on the news or in court shows. But what exactly does it mean? And what does it mean for a person that has been indicted? “Indictment” An indictment is a formal accusation of aContinue reading What Does “Indictment” Mean?
You’ve been arraigned. But what does that mean? Here’s some information about what an arraignment is and what you can expect. What is an Arraignment? An arraignment is the first part of a criminal procedure. It occurs in a courtroomContinue reading What’s an “Arraignment”?
Former NFL tight end, and husband to U.S. Soccer player Hope Solo, Jerramy Stevens was recently arrested for DUI. At the time of his DUI arrest he was driving a U.S. Soccer van. Solo Suspended Following Husband’s DUI Arrest Just twoContinue reading Jerramy Stevens Arrested for DUI
This past year a number of states made pushes for “no refusal” DUI stops. But what is that? And why is it actually supported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. DUI Suspicion Usually, when a person is stopped on suspicion ofContinue reading DUI “No Refusal” Weekend
You’ve been pulled over and now the police officer is asking you to perform a field sobriety test. Can you say no? If you refuse a breathalyzer and/or a blood test an officer is able to automatically suspend your license,Continue reading Legal to Refuse Field Sobriety Test?
Driving under the influence is not only illegal, but also dangerous. People are killed by drunk drivers, as well as drivers under the influence of drugs every day. Facts About Driving Under the Influence Here are some facts that youContinue reading Driving Under the Influence: The Facts
Law enforcement is quick to support the enforcement of DUI checkpoints as a way of cutting down on driving under the influence. But are checkpoints really effective? What is a DUI Checkpoint? DUI checkpoints, also called sobriety checkpoints are whenContinue reading Are DUI Checkpoints Effective?
As we move into holiday season, filled with numerous occasions to raise a toast in celebration with family and friends, you might ask, “which holiday sees the most DUI arrests?” New Year’s Eve and the 4th of July Across theContinue reading DUI Holidays
In the state of California, if your blood alcohol content (BAC) is determined to be over the legal limit of .08% you will be arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI). Making sure you are not above theContinue reading Calculating Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)
There are multiple penalties you face if you are arrested with a DUI charge. What is Driving Under the Influence (DUI)? A Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offense can be charged when a person drives a vehicle while under theContinue reading DUI Penalties