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Jun 19

Harlan Law Staff

An overwhelming majority of DUI allegations involve breath tests. A breath test is an indirect measure of the alcohol in the lungs via lower lung air. Blood cases can be much more difficult to defend because the test results purport to represent the amount of alcohol in the blood. Still, some amount of due diligence, a lot of hard work, and a little luck can make these cases manageable. read more

Jun 05

Harlan Law Staff

Many people charged with DUI have little to no criminal history. One of the most common question from this group is, "Since I have no criminal history, the prosecutor will offer me a deal or something, right?" Unfortunately, the answer is probably not. Whether you get a "deal" will depend on the strength of your case, and the subtle unique characteristics your case presents. For that reason, it can be helpful to explore the consequences of DUI, the lesser charges related to DUI, and the ways DUI the government will try to prove their case. It is important to note that there are usually two cases going: the criminal case through the court, and the civil case through the department of licensing. This entry will only cover the criminal portion of the case. read more