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How to Help Your Child After a Juvenile Arrest

When your child is arrested for a crime, your world can be turned upside down. As a parent, you naturally want to protect them. However parents are not always sure as to the best way to proceed. The most important thing to remember is that your child has the right to a zealous defense despite [Read More]

New York BAC Laws Explained

In New York, the laws regarding BAC, or blood alcohol content, are both similar and different to BAC laws elsewhere. Here’s what you need to know about BAC and how you can get help fighting a DWI charge. Further information can be found in section 1192 of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law. What Affects Your [Read More]

Proven Strategies for Defending a DWI

DWI, or driving while under the influence of alcohol or a drug, is a serious charge that can have long-range implications for anyone convicted of the violation. However, with the help of a dedicated DWI lawyer, there are many ways to successfully defend a DWI. Challenging the Legality of the Stop Although uncommon, you will find [Read More]

Probable Cause in DWI Cases

In order to stop your car, a police officer is required to have “probable cause,” which is information to suggest that you’ve broken the law. There are two situations that require probable cause. The officer must first have probable cause to pull you over, and then probable cause to make an arrest. Here are five [Read More]

DUI of Drugs

If you’ve been arrested for driving under the influence of drugs, you stand to incur serious penalties. It’s important to understand your legal rights and how law enforcement officers reach a determination that an individual is too impaired by drugs to be driving. Here’s what you need to know. How to Measure Drug Impairment Measuring [Read More]

Your Right to Decline Field Sobriety Testing

One of the most common things seen on TV and in movies when depicting a drunk driving scenario is a police officer asking the intoxicated individual to step out of the car and complete roadside sobriety tests, or field sobriety tests. Many people believe these tests are mandatory, however, they aren’t. Here’s how you can decline [Read More]

What You Need to Know About Leandra’s Law

Leandra’s Law, or the Child Passenger Protection Act, imposes harsh penalties against individuals who are charged with driving under the influence of alcohol with a minor under the age of 15 in the vehicle. Here’s what you need to know about Leandra’s Law, and how you can defend yourself if you are charged with drinking [Read More]

Can You Get a DWI Dismissed?

You may believe that once you get pulled over and arrested for a DWI that it’s impossible to fight the charges against you. After all, the officer is going to tell the court that you were intoxicated, so what can you do? Fortunately, there are many creative ways to stand up against charges of driving while intoxicated. [Read More]