Posts Tagged ‘state dui laws’

Can I Buy a Handgun If I Have a DUI?

Generally, anyone convicted of a felony cannot purchase a handgun. It’s important to know both federal and state DUI laws so you can find out where you fit in. Having a DUI on your record is pretty serious business and will affect a lot of things you might not have expected. One of these is […]

Out of State DUI? What Are Your First Steps?

Regardless of the state you are in, if you receive a DUI then you will eventually have to face the charges. Every state except Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Tennessee and Wisconsin belong to the Interstate Drivers License Compact (IDLC). This means when you are arrested for DUI in a member state belonging to the IDLC you […]

What Does Reasonable Suspicion of Drunk Driving Mean?

The term “reasonable suspicion” is not a high legal threshold to meet. It’s much lower than “probable cause.”  Since the U.S. Constitution prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures, just about any traffic stop falls within this protection. In this Drunk Drivers Rights article we will explain what “reasonable suspicion of drunk driving” means and its implications for you. Defining […]

I Can’t Afford a DUI Attorney, Can I Represent Myself During Court Proceedings?

Can you represent yourself in a DUI case?  Yes, you can. In some cases, it is the most cost-effective approach. In others, it might be worth trying to find the money for  representation from an experienced DUI lawyer. In this Drunk Drivers Rights article, you will learn what options you have if you can’t afford a DUI […]

Driving After a DUI, How to get Back and Forth from Work

If you’ve been convicted of DUI, or driving under the influence of alcohol, you’ve probably had your license suspended for at least 30 days, though longer suspensions are very common. This presents the problem of finding transportation to get to work. In this Drunk Drivers Rights article, we will help you understand the laws in […]