1. J

    Let's talk about IMPLIED CONSENT

    Let me introduce...I'm a 30+ year veteran RN (Registered Nurse) in the operating room (recently retired). Consents are a big deal, particularly in cases where a person is judged to be unfit to make decisions. As an extremely meticulous judge of valid or invalid consents and consenting...
  2. R

    Alcohol & Drugs: DUI, DWI Innocent owner of vehicle caught up in a DUI case

    Hello, I ran into the situation where a so called "friend" was driving my vehicle while under the influence, which led to him getting a DUI in my vehicle. The law enforcement impounded my plates which forces me to get new special registration plates no matter what, which is most likely going to...
  3. P

    Dui or not?

    was pulled over for a tail light out in Milton by a state trooper and he swore he smelt alcohol I then preformed the field sobriety tests which apparently wasn't satisfactory so I was read my rights and brought to the jail where I was asked to do a breathalyzer and the results were o.oo but then...
  4. H

    DUI Hearing in NJ, But Now Moved to NC

    Hi - When I was a resident of New Jersey back in July, I was arrested for impaired driving based on the field test. But back at the station, I blew a .07, which is under the limit. My virtual hearing has been delayed until next week because the prosecutor had a long illness. But now I am a...
  5. T

    Outcome of 3rd dui

    So unfortunately I just ended up with a third dui. Planning on hiring a good attorney, but am I likely facing jailtime for this? In the state of KS.
  6. K

    Alcohol & Drugs: DUI, DWI PLEASE HELP: First Time DUI arrest, court disposition

    My question involves criminal law for the state of: California Hi, I was arrested for DUI and then my case was dismissed in the court. The court disposition mentions below details. Can someone proficient with law tell me in simple terms what does the below points mean? (In Bold). Also, my...
  7. MikeGD3

    DUI (GA) 10 Years Ago?

    Hello, new here, and apologies in advance for asking a question first instead of an "Introductory Post" But it is a very important question to me. Long story short, I received a "DUI LESS SAFE" In GA (ATLANTA) In 2010, I, being an alcoholic or "if I didn't drink I use to shake" at the time...
  8. R

    Coronavirus and the Law of Implied Consent

    How is the pandemic impacting the Law of Implied Consent? In Pennsylvania, if one refuses a blood test at the request of a police officer, supposing the stop was valid on the officer's part, the driver faces an automatic year suspension of their driving privileges regardless of the case ruling...
  9. G

    1 previous strike in Washington then a DUI With felony evading in california

    My boyfriend is from Washington he had a previous conviction for robbery he was in prison for about 7 years. He got out and moved to California hasn't been in trouble since then. He went out this weekend got arrested for misdemeanor DUI and felony evading . Will his Washington past affect his...
  10. I

    DUI and potentially illegal search.

    Hello everyone, this is my first post. I was pulled over and charged with a DUI at the beginning of this month. I blew a 0.14, and I'm pretty sure there is no way out of the DUI charge. The question I have is this: My car was pulled over in a bad spot on a busy road, and the officers said it...
  11. B

    Question regarding if I was properly representing during OWI arrest and conviction.

    This is historical so I'm aware I cannot change the outcome of my OWI conviction, but I have a question regarding proper representation during the proceedings. I was driving with a passenger in my car after having a few drinks over the course of a few hours. I had entered a private condominium...
  12. Is Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana a DUI?

    Columns Is Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana a DUI?

    If marijuana possession is legalized in your state, can you receive a DUI for driving after you've had a few hits? Criminal prosecutors in Seattle are under the impression that a sizable number of people are confused about the law and believe that driving under the influence of marijuana is...
  13. Biking While Intoxicated: Bicycles and DUI DWI Law

    Laws & Penalties Biking While Intoxicated: Bicycles and DUI DWI Law

    Most people assume that DUI / DWI charges involve an impaired person driving a motor vehicle such as a car, motorcycle, truck or SUV. But what is the law with regard to non-motorized vehicles such as bicycles? Is there an offense such as biking while intoxicated? Understanding DUI / DWI Laws...
  14. Judge Decides Boy is Too Rich for Jail After DUI Manslaughter

    Decisions Judge Decides Boy is Too Rich for Jail After DUI Manslaughter

    A teenage boy, whose drunk driving killed four people and seriously injured two others, was spared any jail time as a result of his being a “victim” of his family’s excessive wealth. In a DUI case that has sparked national outrage, a Texas judge sentenced the 16 year old defendant suffering from...
  15. I Killed A Man - Because I Said I Would

    News I Killed A Man - Because I Said I Would

    I read an article today about an allegedly guilt-riddled drunk driver who used social media to confess to a DUI crime that killed an innocent victim. The story and most of the comments lauded this man as a hero who came forward to declare his guilt, even though he could have easily avoided a...