Category Archives: Criminal Law and DUI

What To Do (and What To Avoid) After A DUI Arrest

By | January 29, 2016

Nobody plans to be arrested for drunk driving, which means a lot of people have no idea what steps they should take in the wake of a DUI arrest. Between talking to the police, finding legal counsel, planning for the weeks ahead and helping prepare for trial, figuring out the best steps to take after an arrest can… Read More »

5 Common Penalties For Drunk Driving

By | January 29, 2016

Drunk driving is a serious offense that carries some harsh penalties for anyone convicted of the crime. Because of all the potential ramifications of a DUI, it’s always important to consider hiring legal representation to help fight your case. You might be thinking, “Of course a lawyer is going to advise hiring an attorney,” but most people don’t… Read More »

What To Do (and What To Avoid) After A DUI Arrest

By | January 13, 2016

Nobody plans to be arrested for drunk driving, which means a lot of people have no idea what steps they should take in the wake of a DUI arrest. Between talking to the police, finding legal counsel, planning for the weeks ahead and helping prepare for trial, figuring out the best steps to take after an arrest can… Read More »

3 Myths About Fighting a Traffic Ticket

By | January 13, 2016

If you’re like most adults, odds are you’ve seen the red and blue cherries in your rearview mirror at some point in your life. Because the majority of drivers have been pulled over at one point or another, most people are willing to open up about their experiences and share some advice about how best to get out… Read More »

Will the Expansion of Gambling Increase Crime in Miami?

By | January 5, 2016

Many consider gambling as harmless fun. A number of people enjoy “gambling” in the country, and Miami is certainly no different. It can be a way for people to merely enjoy themselves, spend some money, and hope to win some, too! On the other hand, from financially crippling addictions to a wide variety of crimes, gambling certainly isn’t… Read More »

I’ve Confessed to a Crime – Now What?

By | November 10, 2015

In the majority of situations, speaking to law enforcement authorities without legal counsel is a mistake that can seriously jeopardize your criminal defense case. When the police have detained you, however, it’s normal to feel afraid, overwhelmed, and anxious about your freedom and your future. When people experience the pressure cooker situation of an arrest or incarceration, they… Read More »

How You Can Become a DUI Lawyer

By | August 13, 2015

DUI or driving under influence is becoming an increasingly common criminal offence which involves persons driving motor vehicles under the effect of alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription medication. A driver can be convicted of DUI when he/she is found with blood alcohol content exceeding the legal levels i.e. between 0.05% and 0.08% (depending on the jurisdiction). An intensified… Read More »

Steps to Take Following a DUI Arrest

By | June 13, 2012

Have you been arrested for DUI? This article explains the rights and the proper procedures to take. Adhering to them will place individuals in a much better position during court trials. First, let’s examine what constitutes a DUI arrest:

Been Pulled Over? Know Your Legal Rights

By | January 9, 2012

Getting pulled over by a police officer can be an anxiety-inducing moment for anyone, even those who know that they haven’t done anything wrong. But while too many people channel their anxiety into aggression for the police officer, it’s important to first understand what your rights are – and what the officer’s rights are, as well. Here are… Read More »

How You Can Get Arrested for Someone Else’s Crime (and How to Avoid It)

By | August 26, 2011

If you’re a lawyer, there are great advantages to understanding criminal law. After all, a defense attorney should have an intimate knowledge of criminal law if they plan on helping their clients – for them, it’s part of their everyday business. But what about people who aren’t lawyers, people who are simply interested in the law? What possible… Read More »