Category Archives: Provo DUI

Marijuana and the DUI Metabolite

With the recent legalization of marijuana in some nearby western states it is important to understand how, if at all, those laws affect us in Utah. Of course marijuana is still not legal in Utah so any possession, use, or … Continue reading

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Field Sobriety Tests | What You Need to Know

We’ve all seen it in movies or on the side of the road, the field sobriety test can often be comical as we watch g an intoxicated individual fail the test, but if there is any comedy in the experience … Continue reading

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DUI Enhancement Factors

The starting point for a DUI charge is without any other enhancing factors a person will be charged with a class B misdemeanor. Meaning if a person was operating or had control of a vehicle while intoxicated and this is … Continue reading

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New Years Eve Drunk Driving

It’s no secret to anyone, people party on New Years Eve, and when people party they often get drunk. Law enforcement officials are also aware of this and DUI stops and enforcement are normally ratcheted up during holiday events such … Continue reading

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Dealing with a DUI Charge | Provo DUI Lawyer

As a law firm that works with a large number of DUI clients, we see a wide range of clients and a wide range of responses to criminal charges. The reactions to being charged with a DUI range from complete … Continue reading

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DUI Range of Penalties | Utah County DUI Defense

Although a DUI charge is one of the more common criminal charges, it is still quite complicated and convoluted. The elements required to prove a DUI are fairly simple, but the part that can be confusing is determining the penalties … Continue reading

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Utah Automobile Homicide Laws

Where DUI and Homicide Meet Automobile homicide is an offense that can sound a little scary to some people. On its face, it could be interpreted as creating a death with your car, and this is something that could happen … Continue reading

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Prescription Drugs and DUI | Provo Defense Attorney

Did you know that driving while on prescription drugs can result in a DUI? If you said no, you are not alone. Many people do not realize that driving while under the influence of prescription drugs can mean drunk driving … Continue reading

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Utah DUI Related Accidents

Utah DUI Laws It is commonly understands that the reasoning behind DUI laws is public safety. Because of the impairment alcohol creates in a person, we as a society believe that those impaired should not be driving. The effects of … Continue reading

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Elementary Teacher Cited for Public Intoxication

Teacher Drunk During School Earlier this month a Pleasant Grove special ed teacher was called to the principal’s office after an an anonymous tip suggested that she was intoxicated. Police officers administered a breathalyzer test which revealed that the teacher, … Continue reading

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