People have been arrested for some pretty strange reasons, but getting a DUI for driving while caffeinated possibly tops the list. However, a California man is currently battling the state because police slapped him with a DUI after pulling him for driving erratically, even though breathalyzer and chemical tests showed he wasn't under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The only chemical in his system was caffeine. Depending on how the law is worded and other factors, it may be possible for prosecutor to get this charge to stick. [Read More]
Ways Your Attorney Can Beat a DUI
If you've recently been charged with a DUI, you may feel as though your options are limited, particularly if you failed a number of tests. In some situations, defendants are adamant that they weren't intoxicated; they just don't know how to prove it. With the right attorney on your side, and under the right conditions, there are a number of situations in which your DUI charge can be thrown out. Here's what you need to know about how the law can work in your favor. [Read More]
Moving On From A DWI: Expungement Basics
Getting arrested for a driving while intoxicated (DWI) offense is undoubtedly one of the most traumatic experiences you can undergo as a motorist. It does not matter if you were driving alone and no one was injured, the DWI on your driving record can have negative effects in many areas of your life. However, do not despair if you are contending with the consequences of a DWI arrest. With patience and the help of a good DWI attorney, you can apply to get a DWI expunged, or you can take steps to lessen the effects of the charge on your life. [Read More]
Seeking To End Your Brief Military Marriage? Is Divorce Or Annulment The Best Option?
If you've come to the conclusion that your recent marriage to an enlisted officer won't (or shouldn't) stand the test of time, you may be wondering how to proceed -- especially if your marriage coincided with an intrastate (or even international) move. Is having your new marriage annulled a viable option, or will you need to proceed to divorce court? Where should you file for divorce if you've not yet established residency in your new location? [Read More]