What Happens When The Police Accused You Of Drunk Driving And Demand A Blood Test?

Can the state punish you for refusing to submit to a warrantless search? Normally, if you insisted on a search warrant, you'd be well within your rights. In some states, however, your refusal to submit to a warrantless blood test in connection with a DWI allegation is enough to land you in jail. Here's what you need to know. In some states, you can't refuse without paying a price. The laws in 13 states have made it a criminal offense to refuse to take a blood test on demand if you're suspected of driving while intoxicated on drugs or alcohol. [Read More]

What To Do If You Are Falsely Accused Of A Committing Crime

The criminal justice system is designed to help bring perpetrators to justice, but this goal is often accomplished through a process of elimination when it comes to identifying suspects. If you find that you are falsely accused of committing a crime you were not involved in, there are some simple things you can do to help clear your name. Here are three things you should do if you are falsely accused of committing a crime at any point in the future. [Read More]

4 Steps To Take When Arrested For A Criminal Offense

Getting arrested for a crime can be a huge life event, and how you react can play a huge role in how your case proceeds. It is normal to have strong reactions after being arrested, but it is very important to remain calm. After being arrested for a criminal offense, take the following steps: Do Not Resist No matter what the circumstances of your arrest are, do not resist arrest or have a confrontation with the police officers on the scene. [Read More]

Everything You Need To Know When You Get Pulled Over

If you get pulled over, the following several minutes will be crucial in determining the ramifications of the stop. Even though your actions before the stop are important, the way that you act in the presence of the police can make or break your case. To help you keep a clean record, here are some rules that you should follow, particularly with regard to DUI stops:  Don't Make Poor Decisions [Read More]