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William Head’s Legal Guides

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  • Per Se Alcohol Statutes that Conclusively Presume that a Driver was Above the Legal Limit are Valid

    The constitutionality of "per se" alcohol DUI-DWI statutes has been consistently upheld by appellate courts across the United Statesdespite attacks on a number of grounds. "Per se" statutes have been most frequently challenged on the ground that they violate due process of law by...

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  • Driving Privileges after DUI-DWI

    The rules pertaining to your administrative license suspension or revocation that occurs as soon as you are arrested for DUI-DWI vary greatly from state to state. Your right to drive in your state on such an administrative suspension/revocation will need to be discussed with your DUI-DWI attorney.

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  • Importance of Contacting a DUI-DWI lawyer after DUI/DWI arrest

    Contacting a "Top" DUI-DWI lawyer immediately after being released from jail is very important. By the time you have been arrested, the legal process has already started and the prosecution has already started to organize its case against you.

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  • How to Avoid Roadblocks

    DUI-DWI Task Force officers in major cities set up their roadblocks where they are aware their "prey" is located. Therefore, they set up roadblocks at locations along major thoroughfares that have high numbers of restaurants and bars that lead to interstate highways and similar traffic arteries.

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  • The Most Common Types of DUI-DWI

    Police officers utilize two primary ways to charge you with “drunk” driving. These are “impaired driving” and “driving with an unlawful blood alcohol level” or “per se” DUI-DWI. These two types of offenses cover over 95% of all active DUI-DWI cases.

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  • Search Warrants for DUI-DWI

    “Warrantless” arrests are made for majority of DUI-DWI arrest. Therefore, it is unlikely to be arrested and charged with DUI-DWI based on an illegal search warrant. However, the 4th Amendment guarantees every U.S. citizen the right not to have to defend himself or herself against an illegal search

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  • Sentencing if you are Convicted of a DUI-DWI

    Depending on the state in which you are convicted, a minimum sentence is typically set by statute regarding any sentence you could receive for a DUI-DWI conviction. A maximum sentence is also set by statute. The sentence handed down must fall between the minimum and maximum.

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  • Defending Your Criminal Case: Police stopped you in an area where there are no people living there?

    This guide deals with cases where police have pulled someone over simply because they were in an area with residences but no people currently living there.

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  • Defending Your Criminal Case: Being stopped by police because of an alleged tag violation

    This guide discusses vehicle stops by police that are based on tag violations.

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  • Defending Your Criminal Case: The law you were charged under is later found unconstitutional

    This guide discusses what happens when the law you were charged under is later found unconstitutional.

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