How Do Implied Consent Laws Affect Me? | Boise DUI Guy

How Do Implied Consent Laws Affect Me?

August 16, 2019

Implied consent is, in simple terms, an agreement to do something which is not expressly stated by the person so agreeing, but can be inferred from his actions, i.e., when a person does not expressly agree to a thing, but it can be reasonably drawn from his actions that he agrees; he is deemed to have…

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Will a DUI conviction affect my Insurance

Will a DUI conviction affect my Insurance?

July 30, 2019

Even for a first offender, a DUI conviction has dire consequences (up to 6 months imprisonment, up to $1000 in fines, license suspension of 90-210 days, and compulsory use of an Ignition Interlock Device for a year). There are also consequences as regards the insurance that may affect you even years after your conviction. Idaho…

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Is There a Different Penalty for DUI with a Minor in the Car?

July 15, 2019

To be found guilty of a DUI, the alcohol concentration in your blood must be at least 0.08 for adults, less than 0.08 but more than 0.02 for people under 21, and less than 0.08 but more than 0.04 for commercial drivers. A DUI can also be as a result of drugs and other intoxicating…

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What are the 3 Best Defenses to DUI in Boise, Idaho?

June 30, 2019

If you get charged with DUI in Boise, Idaho, you’ll need good defenses or you’ll be facing some pretty serious consequences. If convicted, you’ll definitely have your driver’s license be suspended. You’ll also have to pay hundreds or thousands of dollars in fines. You could even face jail time, depending on the circumstances. As soon…

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Potential Issues with Field Sobriety Tests in Boise

June 15, 2019

If you get pulled over for a traffic stop, the cops will always check to see if they’re drinking or using drugs. Most of the time, it’s pretty obvious. Cops are trained to notice the signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug use. You could get pulled over for failing to use a turn signal.…

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What Does a Field Sobriety Test in Idaho Entail?

May 30, 2019

If you get pulled over in Boise, Idaho, the cops are going to check to see if you’ve been drinking or using drugs. It doesn’t matter what the initial reason was for the traffic stop. Police officers always gauge whether a driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Part of the reason officers…

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What If The Cops Had No Reason To Stop Me? | DUI Defense Lawyer

Can I Be Arrested for DUI If the Cops Had no Reason to Stop Me?

May 20, 2019

If you drive after you’ve been drinking or taking drugs, you take the chance that you’ll get arrested. It’s bad enough that you risk your own life and the lives of others on the road. But if the cops suspect that you’re driving under the influence, you’re going to get pulled over. With that being said, the cops…

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How Do You Prove Someone’s Driving While on Drugs?

April 30, 2019

A lot of people don’t realize that you don’t have to be drunk to get arrested for DUI. You can also be charged with DUI if you’re caught driving while under the influence of drugs. They think that the cops have no way of proving that you’re high at the time of your traffic stop.…

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Can I Refuse a Breath Test if Stopped for DUI in Boise

Can I Refuse a Breath Test if Stopped for DUI in Boise?

April 15, 2019

If you’re out drinking with your friends, you should never get behind the wheel. You can call a taxi or an Uber. For a few dollars, you can avoid killing another driver. You can also avoid getting arrested for DUI. If you get stopped for DUI, you’ll probably be asked to do a field sobriety…

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Is Rehab an Alternative to Jail If I’m Convicted of DUI in Boise, Idaho?

March 30, 2019

Every DUI conviction can come with jail time. It could be as little as ten (10) days or as much as ten (10) years. Your sentence can be for even longer if there are special circumstances in your case. Idaho courts impose enhanced penalties for people who commit certain DUI offenses. Some of the offenses…

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