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How a DUI is Treated Across State Lines

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Different states often have differing driving under the influence (DUI) laws. The law in Alabama is not exactly the same as in Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Mississippi, and the other states in the region. All that said, penalties (for DUI) usually transfer from state to state. A DUI conviction in Alabama will be reported to our […]

Will a DUI Affect My Ability to Drive a Boat, Snowmobile, or ATV?

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Logically it would seem reasonable that repeated DUI convictions would impact your ability to operate other motorized vehicles such as a boat, snowmobile, or all-terrain vehicle (ATV). But this is not true in Alabama. DUI and Other Vehicles Safe vehicle operation does not apply just to automobiles. Operating a boat, an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), or […]

How the Right DUI Lawyer Can Help Your Case

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It could be one of the most important decision for your future. You went to a bar or restaurant and had a few cocktails. No big deal. You are not an alcoholic and have done it hundreds of times before. Having a drink or two with dinner is not a crime. You are not a […]

Mardi Gras and DUI Arrests in Mobile

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The Mobile Mardi Gras 2020 celebration kicks off this winter in downtown Mobile and runs nearly the entire month ending on Fat Tuesday, February 25, 2020. That’s two-and-a half weeks of celebration for young and old in what’s known as the first known Mardi Gras in the U.S., even before New Orleans. Expect marching bands […]

How Does a DUI Affect Your Employment Status?

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Getting convicted of a DUI charge in Alabama can have serious consequences including license suspension/revocation, fines, and jail term. In addition to this, a DUI conviction can also have an adverse impact on your employment prospects in the state. How Does a DUI Conviction Affect Your Employment Status in Alabama? Alabama happens to be one […]

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs in AL: What You Need to Know

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

Driving under the influence of drugs is a serious crime that can lead to lengthy time in prison and hefty fines. The state of Alabama has strict laws in place to punish those charged and convicted of DUI, which encompasses both alcohol and drugs. Whether or not you have ever faced charges for DUI in […]

How do Ignition Interlock Systems Work?

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Drivers who are facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges in Alabama have an important option they can use to help their situation: installing an ignition interlock system. The state of Alabama became the 50th state to enact legislation for DUI that involved the use of the ignition interlock system back in 2012. The installation […]

Pulled Over for DUI on Spring Break: Choosing the Right DUI Lawyer

DUI on Spring Break

When young adults, and even those not quite old enough to drink, get a short break from school, many take the opportunity to over-imbibe, and some make poor choices. According to a study released in Science Daily, drunk driving related accidents soar 9.1% during Spring Break in some of this country’s top hot spots. Police in […]

DUI and Commercial Truck Drivers

DUI and truck drivers

Commercial drivers in Alabama have a big job. They are tasked with not only navigating exceptionally large vehicles in a manner that is safe, but also ensuring that goods and products are delivered on time and without incident. As such, the duty of care that they owe to others on the road is intensified. In […]

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