What should you do if you are stopped by the police? First, don’t talk to them.
If you’re in court for a DWI (or other alcohol or drug-related crimes), you’re going to need to get a chemical health assessment, commonly referred to as a “chemical health evaluation,” “CD eval,” or “Rule 25.” This assessment looks at your drug and alcohol history and past behaviors involving substances. The “ Rule [...]
A lawyer can help mitigate collateral consequences of criminal violations, including gun ownership issues, DANKA violations, drivers license revocations. A lawyer can bring the full knowledge of the law to bear in your defense, such as alternatives to jail and preserving issues for an appeal.
The Barry S. Edwards Law Office brings you a guest blogger, Kara Lynum, criminal defense and immigration attorney. If you get stopped for a DWI and you’re not a U.S. citizen, you need to know how your immigration status could be affected. For some foreign nationals, a misdemeanor DWI may delay your ability to naturalize [...]
A minor traffic ticket can quickly escalate into a minor crime and then into a jail sentence if you don’t take care of it properly.