After he was charged with a DUI in late April, the Miami Hurricanes suspended their running back, Mark Walton, indefinitely. This came as something of an unwelcome shock to the program and its fans, as Walton had led the team in touchdowns during the previous season.
One of the hardest aspects of a DUI arrest is its impact on your driver's license. Losing your license may be more than just an inconvenience. It can also sidetrack your job, education and ability to care for your family. And given the harsh consequences of driving without a license, ignoring the law and getting behind the wheel anyway is not a smart decision.
A common question is how can my DUI get dismissed. There are various ways to attack a DUI case before there is even a Jury Trial. When you hire a lawyer that attorney will request all of the evidence which is known as Discovery. That may include all the police reports, any videos or any other items that will aid in assisting you in your DUI case.
The answer may be "no."
Everyone is wearing green and drinking green beer today. Happy St. Patrick's Day to one and all. It might not be a very happy holiday if you get pulled over today. The "pubs" here in Orlando have opened up early and the local police have the sobriety checkpoints all set up. DUI and St. Patrick's Day unfortunately go together like leprechauns and gold.
Attorney Corey Cohen is consistently rated as a top DUI attorney in his field by clients and other attorneys. Defending DUI's are a passion of Mr. Cohen's and he enjoys always finding new ways to try and fight these charges against his clients.
An interesting question keeps popping up here in the state of FL. Can you legally keep your window rolled up at a DUI checkpoint? An attorney has gained national attention for distributing controversial fliers that drivers can show police during traffic stops and DUI checkpoints, in order to avoid arrest for driving under the influence.
You always have to be on the lookout for DUI checkpoints. Having "just a few drinks", and getting behind the wheel of your vehicle can still leave you vulnerable towards a DUI arrest or even an accident. But here's a DUI story, involving an odd vehicle, you won't hear very often.
Have you ever heard of the accident report privilege?
One of the most common questions a criminal defense attorney gets asked is if stopped for a DUI do I have to take a breath test??? The short answer is NO, you are not required to submit to any breath tests for a normal DUI. The exception to this rule is if you are in an accident that causes serious bodily injury or death and a breath test is impractical the cop can take blood.