Blog Posts in 2017

Expunging DUI Charges from Your Record Benefits Your Future

People arrested for and charged with driving under the influence ( DUI ) in Alabama but never actually convicted of the crime can still be faced with serious consequences, perhaps for the rest of ...
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Wet Reckless Compared to a DUI in Alabama

In Alabama, a person can be charged with driving under the influence ( DUI ) if they are found to be legally intoxicated behind the wheel of a vehicle. Legal intoxication occurs when a driver of a ...
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Your Miranda Rights During a DUI Arrest & How to Protect Them

You have probably heard the term “Miranda Rights” in conversation about arrests, or even police dramas, before. But if you are like most people, you might not actually know the long and ...
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Your Rights at a DUI or Sobriety Checkpoint in Alabama

Police officers and highway patrol officers are not permitted to pull over anyone without probable cause, or the reasonable suspicion that a driver has committed a crime. However, sobriety checkpoints ...
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Post-DUI Transportation Options

In many circumstances, losing one’s privilege to drive is one of the most frightening aspects of a DUI. An individual can often become very frustrated with the legal system as they are trying to ...
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Can I Refuse a Sobriety Test in Alabama?

All states have some kind of DUI laws in place, which includes the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit and the legal age of drinking in general. Alabama is also one of the states that have what is ...
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Can I Just Turn Around if I See a DUI Checkpoint?

Imagine you’re driving home from a party when all of a sudden, traffic starts to back up. Looking down the road, you realize that there is a DUI checkpoint ahead. You’re nervous because ...
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Is it Possible to Trick a Breathalyzer?

Have you ever heard it said that putting a penny under your tongue will help you trick a breathalyzer machine? Or that rinsing your mouth out will help lower your blood alcohol content (BAC) reading? ...
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