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The DUI Lawyer Blog Watch:

The following is an RSS-driven aggregation of the 50 most recent blog posts by lawyers blogging issues related to DUI law (read more about the process...). If you know of a lawyer blogging on DUI law that we haven't covered in the blogroll on the right side of the page, please send a note to Steve Matthews or Lawrence Koplow and we will get them added to the mix!

  • Dealing with Shame and Regret After Domestic Violence

    January 19th, 2023

    You never intended for it to happen. You had a disagreement with a member of your family (perhaps a spouse or someone else you love). Emotions escalated, and you lost your temper. Now, you’re facing possible charges of domestic violence. Perhaps you’ve alienated your loved one, and they’re now... [Link]
  • How To Defend Yourself Against False Accusations of Harassment in the Workplace

    January 17th, 2023

    False accusations can derail an individual’s life and may even lead to criminal proceedings. Therefore, if you have been falsely […] The post How To Defend Yourself Against False Accusations of Harassment in the Workplace appeared first on Rosenthal Kalabus & Therrian. [Link]
  • What to Do If Your Arrest Was Unlawful

    January 17th, 2023

    Police officers have the right to arrest people. However, that right is not absolute. For an arrest to be lawful, […] The post What to Do If Your Arrest Was Unlawful appeared first on Rosenthal Kalabus & Therrian. [Link]
  • Fairfax prosecutions and negotiating away DUI charges

    January 16th, 2023

    Fairfax prosecutions for jailable offenses -- as with prosecutions anywhere -- call for obtaining the right criminal defense attorney for you, and to work closely with that attorney. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I repeatedly tell my clients that the outcome of their case is never assured, but that... [Link]
  • Pistols with DUI & intoxication- Fairfax criminal lawyer on the risk

    January 13th, 2023

    istols are ubiquitous in Virginia, which is one of the nation's most gun-friendly state. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I delighted in reading the Virginia Supreme Court's recent ruling that the statutory prohibition on carrying an otherwise permitted and concealed handgun while under the influence o... [Link]
  • 2022 Kansas DUI Case Results

    January 5th, 2023

    The following are some of the results Jay Norton obtained for clients in DUI cases in 2022. This list only includes DUI cases and not any of the results obtained in defending other types of cases. Also, this list only includes DUI cases that resulted in dismissals or acquittals and does not include... [Link]
  • Fairfax criminal conviction reversed for disturbing ruling to strike

    December 26th, 2022

    Fairfax criminal conviction is the risk of going to trial in this or any other county against Virginia felony, misdemeanor or DUI charges. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I am heartened that the Virginia Court of Appeals righted the incorrect action of a Fairfax County Circuit Court judge of modifying... [Link]
  • Fairfax arrests increase- Fairfax criminal lawyer on avoiding them

    December 25th, 2022

    Fairfax arrests are increasing recently, both because few people stay indoors around the clock in response to Covid (which is what sent arrests closer to when the pandemic started, and also because police reduced personal contact for such minor matters as low speeding) and because law enforcement is... [Link]
  • Virginia reckless result by Fairfax DUI lawyer in contrarian fashion

    December 21st, 2022

    Virginia reckless driving (VRD) results are never guaranteed in negotiating a DWI settlement. As a Fairfax DUI lawyer, I obtained such a result this week, which was contrarian in this nearby jurisdiction known historically to have prosecutors who rarely offer to convert DWI counts (under Virginia Co... [Link]
  • The Impact of “Gaslighting” in Domestic Violence Situations

    December 15th, 2022

    In domestic violence cases, whether in protective order hearings or during a trial, the term “gaslighting” is often used to describe a pattern of behavior in which the defendant’s denial of wrongdoing actually furthers the abuse. In reality, gaslighting IS a form of abuse, and if you do it to... [Link]
  • Fairfax second criminal trial dates bring new possibilities and risks

    December 11th, 2022

    Fairfax second General District Court criminal trial dates can involve new prosecutors and judges, and new chances and hurdles Fairfax second General District Court (GDC) criminal trial dates are common, but not assured for non-Virginia DWI cases (Fairfax criminal GDC procedures generally permit con... [Link]
  • Finding the best Virginia criminal lawyer for you- Your guide

    December 10th, 2022

    Finding the Best Virginia criminal lawyer for your is one of the most critical decisions that you will make in your life. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that when the handcuffs get tightened on your wrists, you are at a crossroads between letting that arrest define what happens in the rest of... [Link]
  • How to Beat an Evading or Resisting Arrest Charge in Texas

    December 8th, 2022

    Evading arrest and resisting arrest are two different crimes in Texas. These cases often depend on determining whether an officer’s […] The post How to Beat an Evading or Resisting Arrest Charge in Texas appeared first on Rosenthal Kalabus & Therrian. [Link]
  • The Difference Between Murder and Manslaughter

    December 8th, 2022

    Homicide is a felony charge involving someone’s actions that cause another person’s death. It includes multiple types of offenses with […] The post The Difference Between Murder and Manslaughter appeared first on Rosenthal Kalabus & Therrian. [Link]
  • Virginia criminal trial dates- Fairfax criminal lawyer undoes mystery

    December 8th, 2022

    Virginia criminal trial dates (VCTD's) cause apprehension in many accused people, for instance from fear of possible conviction and incarceration, stagefright, and simply feeling out of place. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I understand all these concerns. For my clients, I am their guide to help tra... [Link]
  • Virginia DUI convictions are risked even with your silence & inaction

    December 7th, 2022

    Virginia DUI convictions are risked even when a DWI suspect declines to answer police questions, refuses law enforcement requests for field sobriety testing, and passes on the cop's offer to blow pretrial into a preliminary breath test (PBT) alcohol-testing machine. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I k... [Link]
  • What Happens When a Pharmacist Gets a DUI in California? 

    December 5th, 2022

    What Happens When a Pharmacist Gets a DUI in California?  A DUI is a crime in California and can risk your pharmacist license and career. After a DUI conviction, the California State Board of Pharmacy (“CSBP”) may call for revocation or suspension of your license. When a pharmacist receives the... [Link]
  • Fairfax criminal continuance policy and practice- Fully defend

    December 4th, 2022

    Fairfax criminal continuance policy and practice- Virginia criminal attorney says to be fully ready for trial on your first non-DUI post-arraignment court date Fairfax criminal continuance policy and practice needs to be fully understood by your Virginia criminal and DUI defense lawyer not only so t... [Link]
  • Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated in California

    December 1st, 2022

    Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated in California Gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated is a serious DUI offense in California. If law enforcement officers arrest you after a DUI accident resulting in death, contact a Southern California DUI lawyer immediately for a free consultation. [Link]
  • False PAS Readings: Everything You Need to Know in California

    December 1st, 2022

    False PAS Readings: Everything You Need to Know in California Did you know that a person can fail a breathalyzer test, also known as a Preliminary Alcohol Screening test (“PAS”) when they haven’t even been drinking alcohol? You may be surprised to learn that PAS tests are often inaccurate, and... [Link]
  • Blowing or bleeding- Does a Virginia DUI defendant get to choose?

    November 26th, 2022

    Blowing into the breathalyzer / Intox EC/IR II machine is distasteful to many Virginia DUI arrestees who know that a blood test can reduce the gross inaccuracies that too often accompany breath testing for blood alcohol concentration (BAC). As a Fairfax DUI lawyer, I repeatedly hear from Virginia DW... [Link]
  • Virginia arrests for DUI during the holidays- Defend yourself

    November 25th, 2022

    Virginia arrests for alleged DWI violations tend to be at a higher number than usual during holiday time, from the increased merrymaking combined with enhanced police patrol for possible driving under the influence of alcohol. As a Fairfax DUI lawyer who has enjoyed beer, wine and alcohol many times... [Link]
  • Virginia magistrates aren’t your friends says Fairfax criminal lawyer

    November 24th, 2022

    Virginia magistrates (VM's) must be dealt with cautiously by criminal defendants. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, They are not your friends, as they have their own employment obligations. Deal with them prudently and respectfully, and they might give you good results. Deal with them disrespectfully, a... [Link]
  • What Can Affect California DUI Blood Test Results?

    November 22nd, 2022

    What Can Affect California DUI Blood Test Results? The legal limit for DUI in California is a blood alcohol concentration (“BAC”) of .08% or higher. At this BAC level, you are automatically presumed to be impaired by the alcohol in your system. However, you do not have to have a BAC above the le... [Link]
  • Virginia DUI deals- Converting DWI & refusal to wet reckless

    November 21st, 2022

    Virginia DUI deals -- and all Virginia criminal case negotiating -- must be backed with a position of trial-ready strength. As a Fairfax DUI lawyer, I view trial readiness as plan A, B and C, thus making settlement negotiations important, but low stakes by being fully trial ready, and with trial rea... [Link]