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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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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The Burden of Proof in DWI Cases

“Burden of proof” is a legal term that refers to the plaintiff’s responsibility to present evidence against the defendant in order to win a case. This means in a criminal DWI case, it is the prosecution’s job to present evidence that proves the defendant’s guilt. Here’s what you need to know about the burden of […]
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