Tag Archives: Blood alcohol concentration

When do you really need to hire a DUI lawyer?

Recently on our DUI forum a user asked, “I was arrested for DUI two nights ago. This was my first DUI offense. There were no kids in the car, and I did not cause an accident. I know I will be charged with a misdemeanor. I attended a year of law school, and I am pretty sure I can figure out the legal aspects of my case. Do I need a DUI lawyer? What are your thoughts?”

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DUI arrest should I just plead guilty at my arraignment?

Recently on our DUI forum a user asked, “I was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) last night. I am wondering if it’s easier to just plead guilty to the charge. I have heard that fighting a DUI charge can cost thousands of dollars in lawyer’s fees. I did have a few beers to drink, but I don’t know if I was really drunk. I felt like I had full control of the vehicle at the time of the DUI arrest, and I was only stopped because my tail light was out.”

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Texas DWI can I plead it down to reckless driving?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I was arrested and charged with a Texas DWI. I have heard that Texas is known for their severe penalties for DWI. I am wondering if it is possible to plead my DWI charge down to a lesser offense like reckless driving or is it just better to take my chances at trial or fight for a dismissal?”

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DUI arrest after I arrived home?

Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “I live in the State of California. I went to a party last week and I had a few drinks. After I got home, however, I heard a knock on my door and the police asked me to come outside. They conducted a few tests and decided to make a DUI arrest. I am wondering if this is legal and what steps I should take now?”

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Alcohol education classes what if I refuse?

Recently on our DUI forum a user asked, “I was arrested for DUI and part of my condition for my probation was that I attend a drug and alcohol education class. I know that these classes are supposed to help me understand about the consequences of drinking and driving and how detrimental alcohol dependency can be for my life, but I feel like I know that already. What is the worst that can happen to me if I refuse to attend these classes?”

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