DWI Field Sobriety Tests

When a police officer believes that a driver may be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, they may engage in a traffic stop where the driver is asked to participate in a field sobriety test. These tests are meant to determine whether a driver is intoxicated, but they are incredibly subjective and not always accurate.  If you or someone you know has been accused of driving while intoxicated (DWI)––sometimes also Read More

Can the Police Arrest Me if I Refuse to Answer Their Questions?

When a police officer is staring you down with a list of questions - whether in a traffic stop, at your front door, or out in public - it can be hard to know what your rights are. You might have some sense that you do have rights, based on cop and lawyer shows you might have seen or news articles, but trying to figure those rights out in the moment and assert them is a challenge. One of the most well-known rights is Read More

Does Asking For A Lawyer Make Me Look Guilty?

When you are approached by law enforcement - either in the form of local police or state or federal investigators and prosecutors - to speak about matters you or may or may not have been involved in, you might try to remember all the things you’ve heard about your constitutional rights as they are often described in television shows and movies. You might recall that police are required to read you your Miranda rights Read More

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