What Are Ignition Interlock Devices And How Do They Work?

Posted on: 17 April 2016
If you've been charged with a driving under the influence (DUI) offense, you may be required to have an ignition interlock device installed on your vehicle if you are found guilty. This device allows you to keep your driving privileges (at least for work), while satisfying the court that you won't be drinking and driving. You'll be required to purchase the device and have it installed as well as pay the monthly monitoring fee.
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Do BUI Laws Cover All Boats?

Posted on: 25 March 2016
While it may be nice and relaxing to have a few beers while puttering around the lake in your boat, boating under the influence is against the law. In most states, you'll face the same exact consequences as driving while under the influence if you're caught drinking and boating by the Coast Guard or marine police. Strangely enough, though, some boats are excluded from BUI laws, meaning you won't get in trouble if you're caught drinking while piloting them.
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Are You Wanted For A Crime In Another Country? Learn More About Extradition

Posted on: 16 December 2015
If you're a U.S. citizen that's wanted in another country for a crime, do you have anything to fear? Possibly. Many countries have extradition treaties with the United States, which allows them to formally ask the U.S. to surrender you for trial and punishment. Here's what you should know if you're worried about being shipped off to another country for trial: Countries don't like to extradite their own citizens. The United States wouldn't extradite its own citizens prior to World War II.
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3 Myths About Criminal Defense Attorneys Debunked

Posted on: 21 October 2015
When it comes to criminal law, there are a lot of grey areas and misconceptions. If you have been accused of a crime and are in need of an attorney, you most likely have a lot of questions about criminal defense attorneys. While there are myths floating around about nearly all types of law and lawyers, criminal defense attorneys tend to get some of the worst rumors spread about them. Below, three highly common myths about criminal defense attorneys are debunked, so you can feel better about hiring one to defend you and your case.
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