How Do “Smart Start” Ignition Interlock Devices Work?
July 2, 2021 | DUI
If you have recently been charged with a DUI or DWI, you may have been ordered to have an ignition interlock device like Smart Start installed in your vehicle. You may have some questions about what this device actually is and how it is installed in vehicles. The Basics of an Ignition Interlock An ignition… read more
Unconstitutional DUI Stops in Northern Kentucky
June 30, 2021 | DUI
Unconstitutional DUI stops in Northern Kentucky can occur in one of two ways. A police officer may pull you over without reasonable suspicion or probable cause. The second type of unconstitutional stop might occur at a DUI checkpoint. If you believe that your DUI stop violated your constitutional rights, you need a DUI defense lawyer… read more
How Long After an Accident in Ohio Can I Be Charged With a DUI?
June 21, 2021 | DUI
Being arrested for DUI can be devastating. If you caused an accident while driving under the influence, you could face additional criminal charges and civil penalties. The police officers might not arrest you at the accident scene if they may need more time to complete their investigation. Also, the accident victims may state that they… read more
Everything You Need to Know About DUI Classes in Kentucky
June 21, 2021 | DUI
Kentucky lawmakers are serious about deterring individuals from drinking and driving. The penalties for a DUI conviction are severe. You could face prison time, high fines, loss of your driving privileges, and be required to install an ignition interlock system. In addition to the above penalties, every person guilty of DUI in Kentucky must attend… read more
How Often Do DUI Cases Go to Trial?
June 8, 2021 | DUI
The vast majority of DUI cases in Kentucky do not go to trial. Only about 10 percent of criminal cases go to trial. A smaller percentage of charges are dismissed. Plea bargains are by far the most common way that DUI cases are resolved in Kentucky. A plea bargain can help you avoid jail time… read more
What You Need to Know About DUI Classes
February 9, 2021 | DUI
Driving Under the Influence or DUI continues to be a common criminal offense. You can be charged with DUI in Ohio if you are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Even though the penalties for a DUI can be severe, many people still choose to drive while impaired. Government agencies and organizations work… read more
Is a DUI a Felony in Ohio?
February 1, 2021 | DUI
Surveys conducted by the American Addiction Centers show that most people feel okay to drive after having had just one drink. Even after one drink, however, you may have enough alcohol in your system to be at risk of operating a vehicle under the influence. If you have been cited for a DUI/OWI in Ohio,… read more
Is a DUI a Felony in Kentucky?
January 25, 2021 | DUI
Most people in the U.S. feel okay to drive after having just one drink, according to surveys conducted by the American Addiction Centers. Many vacationers and sportsmen believe it is okay to operate boats under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you have been cited for a DUI/OWI in Kentucky, you may be wondering… read more
How Long Does Alcohol Stay On Your Breath?
January 21, 2021 | DUI
In most states, when a person applies for a driver’s license, they give express or implied consent to submit to a breath alcohol test, also known as a breathalyzer. Refusal to submit to a breath alcohol test can lead to a suspended driver’s license. But instead of refusing, some drivers think that they can avoid… read more