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Arrested on a DUI in Los Angeles – should you be read your rights?

You have been stopped for a suspected DUI offense in Los Angeles; should the officer who stops you read you your rights. It may surprise you to learn that US law is such that the answer to this question is, not necessarily. The thing about the Miranda warning , which is commonly referred to as Miranda rights is that it applies to people who are in ...
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Arrested on a DUI charge – can your silence be used against you?

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You may think that your silence cannot be used against you in court; this is not entirely true. This is not to say that you should volunteer information if you are pulled over on suspicion of a DUI; doing so is not usually a good idea. But, if you remain silent, this can be considered a sign of guilt; as was the case in People vs Tom . We are going...
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When DUI Charges Turn Into Felonies

DUI (driving under the influence) charges are normally misdemeanors but in many situations they are seen as being gross misdemeanor offenses. In the event you are convicted you can be faced with license suspensions, jail, fines and many other penalties. The big problem with DUI charges is that in many situations they can be upgraded to felonies. Ac...
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DUI Misconceptions That Should Be Dispelled

In the US, out of all the charges, DUI charges are among the really common. Prevalence is really high so it should come as no surprise to see that various DUI misconceptions appeared along the years. The law offices of Thomas, Webb, and Willis present the most common ones that they met from hundreds of past clients. These are the ones nobody should believe. Different Foods Or Drinks Diminish Alcohol Effect There are way too many that think they can remove alcohol impairment by simply splashing water on the face or by drinking coffee. Such food and drink related tactics can help people remain awake and not fall asleep while driving, but impairment levels are not going to be influenced. Drinking effects do take time in order to wear off. It is Possible To Measure BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) Alone There are many that think they have the ability to estimate...
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Know Your Rights During a Traffic Stop

​You may have heard that if you're pulled over by a police officer in Pennsylvania, you are not legally required to comply with every request or demand. But what if the officer asks you to get out of your vehicle? Supreme Court rulings held that an officer who pulls you over for allegedly violating a traffic law can require you and any passengers t...
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Traffic Ticket Lawyer New Jersey- Why You Should Hire One To Defend You

Traffic Ticket Lawyer New Jersey- Why You Should Hire One To Defend You
​ Are you facing a traffic ticket speeding violation and wondering how on earth you will get yourself out of the mess? Many people opt to pay the ticket and move on with their lives but what if you hired a traffic ticket lawyer who would defend you to the end and possibly beat the ticket? This sounds great, right? A professional and experienced tra...
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