When you get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle, it is a legal requirement you have a valid driver’s license to operate the vehicle. However, many people choose to ignore this law, especially after their license has been suspended. Whether needing to drive to work, take the kids to school, or simply visit friends, driving while having your license suspended is considered a very serious offense in most states. Continue reading “Why you need a criminal defense attorney for suspended licenses?”
According to the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution, no person shall be subject to being prosecuted twice for the same crime. Known as double jeopardy, this means once a person has been found not guilty of criminal charges, prosecutors will not be allowed to try them again for those same crimes. However, as with most aspects of the legal system, there are circumstances where double jeopardy will not apply. Continue reading “Double Jeopardy: What It Is And When It Doesn’t Apply”
When you have been arrested and charged with a crime, you will face consequences that can be serious and life-changing. Though you will be worried, try to think as calmly and rationally as possible. If you don’t, you will make choices along the way that will doom your case from the start. To learn what you should not do in these situations, here are five dumb moves to avoid when facing criminal charges. Continue reading “5 Dumb Moves To Avoid When You’re Facing Criminal Charges”
If a new bill introduced by the New York State Assembly passes, the state’s blood alcohol limit would be reduced from .08 to .05. While everyone wants to see drunk driving eliminated, these changes could have serious ramifications for innocent drivers.
Will This Save Lives?
While studies show DUI and DWI account for one-third of car accidents in the United States, there is no clear evidence yet that lowering BAC levels will save lives. According to critics of the bill, the law would target moderate drinkers, Continue reading “Is There A New NY Blood Alcohol Limit On The Horizon?”