DUIs

How to Protect Your Rights during an Alabama DUI Stop: 7 Tips (Pt. 3)

April 5, 2015

Here’s the conclusion to our blog series How to Protect Your Rights during an Alabama DUI Stop: 7 Tips. Additional Ways to Protect Yourself during an Alabama DUI Stop 5 – Be prepared to be asked to submit to BAC testing. Whether you fail field sobriety tests or you refuse to submit to them, you…
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How to Protect Your Rights during an Alabama DUI Stop: 7 Tips (Pt. 2)

March 31, 2015

Proceeding from How to Protect Your Rights during an Alabama DUI Stop: 7 Tips (Pt. 1), below, we will highlight some more ways that you can help yourself and safeguard your rights during these traffic stops. More Smart Things to Do During an Alabama DUI Stop 3 – Do NOT admit to being drunk or…
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How to Protect Your Rights during an Alabama DUI Stop: 7 Tips (Pt. 1)

March 25, 2015

When traffic officers make DUI stops, how motorists speak and behave during these stops can be crucial to: Officers’ assessment of potential intoxication Whether a DUI arrest will be made The nature of the criminal charges that may be filed later. While this may be scary news, it can also be promising, as it means…
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Alabama DUI Probation: FAQs (Pt. 3)

February 15, 2015

Concluding our blog series Alabama DUI Probation: FAQs, below are some more responses to frequently asked questions regarding probation for DUI cases in Alabama. Alabama DUI Probation: More Answers Q – Can I drive during my Alabama DUI probation? A – Maybe. How your driving privileges are affected by your DUI case and Alabama DUI…
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Alabama DUI Probation: FAQs (Pt. 2)

February 10, 2015

Continuing from where we left off in Alabama DUI Probation: FAQs (Pt. 1), here, we will respond to some more commonly asked questions about this aspect of DUI cases. More Answers about Alabama DUI Probation Q – What are common terms of Alabama DUI probation? A – Although the specific terms of Alabama DUI probation…
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Alabama DUI Probation: FAQs (Pt. 1)

February 5, 2015

When facing DUI charges, accused people tend to be very concerned about the possible penalties they may face, especially if jail time and expensive fines are a possibility. What these people may not realize, however, is that the terms of Alabama DUI probation can be just as harsh as some DUI penalties and that: This…
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6 Factors that Can Impact the Accuracy of Breathalyzer Tests (Pt. 3)

December 31, 2014

Wrapping up our blog series 6 Factors that Can Impact the Accuracy of Breathalyzer Tests, below, we will point out a few more things that can make breath test results unreliable. Additional Things that Can Affect the Accuracy of Breathalyzer Tests 5 – Having certain medical conditions In some cases, having certain medical conditions may…
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6 Factors that Can Impact the Accuracy of Breathalyzer Tests (Pt. 2)

December 25, 2014

Resuming 6 Factors that Can Impact the Accuracy of Breathalyzer Tests (Pt. 1), here, we will continue to point out some of the specific things that can make the results of breath tests unreliable and problematic. More Factors that Can Affect the Accuracy of Breathalyzer Tests 3 – How long officers wait before administering breathalyzer…
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6 Factors that Can Impact the Accuracy of Breathalyzer Tests (Pt. 1)

December 20, 2014

When traffic officers make DUI stops, one thing they may do to try to assess whether or not a driver is intoxicated is to request that the driver submit to blood alcohol content (BAC) testing, either in the form of breathalyzer tests or blood tests. While breathalyzer tests can produce immediate results, these results: Will…
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DUI Costs: How Much Does a DUI in Alabama Cost? (Pt. 3)

November 15, 2014

Concluding our three-part blog series DUI Costs: How Much Does a DUI in Alabama Cost?, below we will take a closer look at some of the longer-term DUI costs that people may have to contend with after a drunk driving conviction. Additional DUI Costs Lost income – While there are various fines and fees people…
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