2 Reasons To Get Legal Representation For Your DUI Charges

If you have recently been charged with a DUI, you may be tempted to represent yourself in your case. However, self representation for driving under the influence is not always advantageous. Here are a couple reasons why: It is sometimes your word against that of a law enforcement officer. The decision to arrest you and charge you with DUI is basically that of the arresting officer. If he or she believes that your driving is impaired and thinks that drugs or alcohol may be involved, you can be charged with a DUI, even though your blood alcohol content is not high enough to exceed the legal limit. [Read More]

Not So Fast! 4 Reasons You Might Have Blown A False Positive On Your Breathalyzer Test

If you've been arrested on a DUI, you need to contact an attorney as soon as possible – whether you've been drinking or not. Law enforcement officials regularly use breathalyzers as part of their field sobriety tests when determining if someone is under the influence of alcohol. Unfortunately, breathalyzer results can be skewed by circumstances beyond your control. In fact, it is possible to blow positive for alcohol when you haven't been drinking at all. [Read More]

Four Stories Of Strange Behaviors That Resulted In Criminal Arrests

Over the course of a year, law enforcement arrests approximately one in 25 Americans. Most of these arrests are predictable and ordinary, but on occasion, these arrests are made for very strange reasons. Here are four examples: Going Postal On September 24, 2014, U.S.P.S. mail carrier Joseph Brucato failed to deliver over 40,000 pieces of mail. The reason? Brucato was keeping this undelivered mail--2,500 pounds of it--in his house, his car, and his work locker. [Read More]