Can the Police Search Your Vehicle During A DWI Stop?

Law enforcement officers are allowed to ask to see a driver’s license and registration during a traffic stop. They are also permitted to conduct sobriety tests if they believe the driver is intoxicated. But, can the police search your vehicle during a DWI stop? Here’s what you need to know to protect your rights: The […]
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When Should You Plead the Fifth?

The Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects people from being forced to incriminate themselves in criminal cases. A person who chooses to exercise this right to protection from self-incrimination is said to “plead the fifth.” When should a person plead the fifth? Here’s when you need to exercise this right: When You’re On Trial […]
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The Long-Term Consequences of DWI Convictions

It’s estimated that over 1.1 million people are arrested for DWI in the U.S. every year. Although some of these people are repeat DWI offenders, the vast majority are first-time offenders who simply made a regrettable mistake. But sadly, this mistake can affect your life for years following your conviction. Here’s a look at the […]
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