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July 2015 Archives

Some common (and uncommon) DUI defense strategies

Anyone who has a DUI on their record will tell you that it isn't the literal penalties associated with the charge that are necessarily the worst part (though they are still pretty bad). It is the indirect consequences of the charge that often do the most damage to an individual. Their insurance rates skyrocket; they struggle to find work because of discriminatory check-boxes; they struggle to find a suitable place to live; and, in general, their reputation is ruined.

Texting behind the wheel: more dangerous than a DUI?

Campaigns to prevent drunk driving have been in operation for decades. In Tennessee, various groups, from the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) and Governor's Highway Safety Office to the organization Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) all promote awareness of the dangers of drunk driving. And the THP will arrest you if they suspect you are driving impaired.

Dealing with the aftermath of the Fourth of July?

Summer holiday weekends, like Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, and summer's closer, Labor Day are times when many people travel, meet friends and relatives and have parties or other celebrations. From Chattanooga in the east to Memphis in the west, many people in Tennessee rack up the miles heading to the lakes and rivers, mountains or to friend's homes.

Tennessee County found to have invalid DUI arrest procedure

All law is full of technical requirements. For instance, contract law has elements of a contract that must be present in order for there to be a valid contract. There are similar elements necessary for an arrest or traffic stop to likewise be valid.


A few days ago (June 25th, 2015) a horrible accident occurred on I-75 at exit 11 in Ooltewah which involved nine vehicles and resulted in the death of six people.Within a few days one of our self-proclaimed teams of protectors of the deceased and injured appeared on television expressing their alleged expertise in handling accidents involving tractor trailer rigs.

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