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Sleeping Drunk in a Car: Can You Get a DUI?

February 2, 2022

Sleeping drunk in a car could be a problem. DUIs are severe offenses in Idaho and many other states. If the courts convict you, you face stiff penalties. These could range from fines, suspension of driving privileges to imprisonment. That’s why it’s crucial to hire a DUI defense attorney after a DUI arrest. Most people…

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Boise Misdemeanor DUI Case: Penalties

January 24, 2022

If you were arrested and charged with driving under the influence, you would probably face felony or misdemeanor DUI charges. While you may have an idea of what to expect from a felony charge, you may be unaware of the consequences of a misdemeanor DUI charge. DUI cases can have serious consequences in Boise. There…

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Father Charged With Felony Injury to Child After 10-Day Old Infant Dies

January 20, 2022

The Ada County Sheriff’s office said a 10-day old infant died after being wedged between the couch and father. The father was asleep while being under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and charged with felony injury to child. The man is identified as Kody Durfee, a 32-year-old man and the father to the…

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DUI Arrests: Making Them Less Complicated

January 14, 2022

DUI defense attorneys handle several DUI claims yearly; some they win, some they lose. However, a common factor is that many DUI arrests are preventable. Similarly, arrestees can also prevent several convictions. The result of a DUI claim usually starts from the first police stop. Sadly, few drivers understand this. So, they go on to…

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Border to Border DUI Education and Enforcement on New Year’s Eve

January 8, 2022

The Idaho State police members and the Western States Traffic Safety coalition (WSTSC) came together in a joint DUI education effort to urge people to drive safely, buckle up and stay sober on New Year’s Eve while driving. DUI-related cases usually go up during New Year’s Eve. This was done to make New Year’s Eve…

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Can Smoking Affect a Breathalyzer Test Result?

January 2, 2022

Road accidents are a leading cause of death across the world. According to the World Health Organization, at least 1.3 million people lose their lives in road accidents yearly. This includes accidents involving cars, bicycles, trucks, or motorcycles. Therefore, if you are caught driving erratically, you may be pulled over by a police officer and…

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How Can I Stop Teens From Drinking and Driving?

December 24, 2021

Every parent understands how challenging it is to raise teens. Regardless, we must put in the work to ensure that our children grow into responsible adults soon. That’s because no one wants to see their child turn out badly. For example, having to call a DUI lawyer for your child’s drinking and driving offense can…

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Idaho Crime Report: Three of State’s Smaller Counties Had Highest DUI Rates in 2020

December 20, 2021

According to a new Idaho State Police online data dashboard on crime in Idaho, the state’s largest cities aren’t the ones where you’re most likely to be a victim of violent crime. In fact, smaller counties had the highest DUI rates statewide in 2020. The dashboard, which has been released recently, had data in it…

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Will a DUI Conviction Raise My Insurance Rates?

December 14, 2021

Idaho has stringent laws for driving under the influence of alcohol. This strict stance against DUIs is the same in many American states. So, if you’re convicted, you may face fines, imprisonment, and other penalties. DUI defense attorneys understand how a DUI conviction can adversely affect your life. So, we defend our DUI clients with…

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Can I Inherit Alcoholism From My Parents?

December 2, 2021

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) is one of the major causes of road accidents in Boise, Idaho. According to statistics, 28 people in America lose their lives in drunk driving accidents every day. Even when you don’t cause a crash, DUI is a criminal offense. So, if you’re arrested for DUI,…

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