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CDL License holders and DUI: What you need to know

When it comes to DUIs Individuals who hold CDL licenses are held to a much higher standard than individuals who hold regular driver’s licenses. Holders of CDL licenses are not eligible for a deferred prosecution program, diversion program, or any deferred imposition of judgment program; nor are they eligible for…

Can I Get a DUI on Private Property?

The short is yes. The offense of driving under the influence (DUI) as defined by Alabama law “upon highways and elsewhere throughout the state.” The offense of DUI may be committed on private property. However, the implied consent law which requires that motorist perform a alcohol breath test or face a…

What Penalties am I Facing if I’m Convicted of DUI?

Penalties for A DUI conviction will vary based on several circumstances discussed below. As you read and consider the possible consequences of a conviction, you will begin to understand the necessity of having competent legal counsel to help you navigate the process. First Offense DUI: A first DUI arrest is prosecuted…

My child got a DUI: What Now?

As a parent, we are constantly worried about our children.Whether they’re at a friend’s house for a party or away at school, we are worried about the decisions they’re making. This is particularly true when it comes to alcohol consumption. Unfortunately, they don’t always make the best decision and find…