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May 2016 Archives

Consider the effects of a plea deal or jury trial in your case

One of the main questions a person facing a drunk driving charge will have is whether his or her case will go to trial or not. The answer to this isn't always simple because of the unique elements that are present in many DUI cases. In many cases, the decision about a case going to trial will depend on what choices the defendant makes.

Vehicular assault and vehicular homicide are serious charges

When a drunk driving charge includes an accident, there is a chance that you will face more than just a simple drunk driving charge. In fact, you might face a vehicular assault or vehicular homicide if someone was injured or died because of the accident. We know that facing those serious charges might be alarming, but it is imperative that you don't try to ignore them. Instead, you should get started on learning about the charges and defense options that you might be able to use.

Breathalyzers might give false results in some cases

There are several factors that can affect the results of a Breathalyzer test. This means that just because you have a result that shows a blood alcohol concentration that is at or above the legal limit, you aren't necessarily intoxicated. Still, some law enforcement officers rely so heavily on the results that they don't accept that the results are sometimes not what they seem. One instance would be if the person who is being evaluated via the Breathalyzer has diabetes.