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Kevin Michael Leckerman

Kevin Leckerman’s Legal Guides

6 total

  • How to Avoid a DUI during the Holidays

    With Thanksgiving and Christmas quickly approaching, the increased opportunities to get arrested for a DUI approach as well. This article provides common sense tips to avoid drunk driving. Tip 1: Don't drink alcohol and then drive. This is the simplest piece of advice. As a DUI /...

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  • Driving, Drugs and the DRE in PA and NJ

    Would you trust a police officer to take an accurate measure of your pulse or blood pressure? If you are feeling ill, would you make an appointment with a police officer for a diagnosis? Of course you wouldn't consult a police officer for a medical evaluation. Yet, police officer...

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Declares a Suspect Must Speak to Remain Silent

    On June 1, 2010, the United States Supreme Court made a surprising ruling that requires a suspect to unequivocally express a desire to remain silent before that constitutional right can be honored. In Berghuis v. Thompkins, police officers questioned Van Chester Thompkins regardi...

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  • Visiting Canada? Think Again, if You Had a DUI Conviction.

    Most United States citizens believe that it is relatively easy to travel to Canada for business or vacation. Generally, this belief is true. However, if you have been convicted of a crime, then Canada will bar any admission into the country. This bar applies to DUI convictions as...

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  • What To Do If Stopped By The Police After Drinking

    DUI laws are meant to protect the public and should be viewed in that manner. Nonetheless, there are many overzealous police officers who reach the wrong conclusions when arresting drivers. Here is one simple tip to keep in mind if you ever have the misfortune of being stopped by...

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  • Should I Refuse Or Should I Blow? What To Do If Arrested For DUI.

    Okay. So, you have been arrested for suspicion of DUI. Then, the police officer asks you to submit a breath, blood or urine sample in order to determine your body's blood alcohol concentration. What do you do now? Should you refuse? Each state has its own version of what is calle...

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