House Arrest After Your DUI Conviction: What You Need To Know
22 March 2018
At the sentencing for your DUI conviction, one of the punishments that the judge may order is house arrest. House arrest is often offered to first-time DUI offenders or to those who opt to take advantage of a plea bargain. Here are a few things that you need to know if house arrest is part of your punishment for a DUI.
1. Some States Combine House Arrest with Alcohol Monitoring
Two Possible Defenses For Avoiding And Evading The Police Charge
23 February 2018
If you don't stop when a police officer directs you to, you could end up being charged with evading or eluding the police on top of any other charges you may be hit with as a result of the stop. Although it's generally a misdemeanor, an evading/eluding police charge can still result in you being sent to jail, losing your license, and paying a pretty hefty fine. Here are two possible defenses you can use that may help you avoid getting convicted.
The Benefits Of Expunging Your Criminal Record
23 November 2017
If you have completed your criminal sentence, paid back your restitution and shown that you are staying out of trouble, you may be able to file to have your criminal record expunged. Having a criminal record expunged is an uphill battle. It requires you, or an attorney you hire, to convince a judge that he should expunge the criminal conviction from your record. Because it can be such an uphill battle, you may find yourself wondering if it is something that is truly beneficial.
Making An Impression: What To Know About Your DUI Court Appearance
13 October 2017
Being arrested for driving under the influence is a serious matter, one that requires the help and expertise of a criminal defense attorney. Once you have that important legal advocate on your side, you are ready for your day in court... or are you? Your behavior and appearance can go a long way toward improving your chances of success that day, so read on to learn more about making a good impression when you go to your DUI court appearance.