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Bad Cops Making DUI Arrests

A DUI arrest is a serious charge that needs to be handled by a professional to ensure your rights are protected and that you receive the most favorable outcome. However, what if you believe you’re the victim of unwarranted DUI charges?
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The Pseudo-Science of Field Sobriety Testing

In some states, there are separate offenses for driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI), but in Missouri, the two terms are used interchangeably, with DWI being the preferred usage.
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Missouri DWI Breath Testing

Drinking and driving is undeniably a dangerous practice. Because of this, Missouri handles its driving while intoxicated (DWI) cases seriously. However, just because you’ve been charged with a DWI doesn’t mean you’re a bad person or even that you’ll be found guilty. People in your situation have a lot of questions about what they can expect in the coming weeks and months, and one of the most common concerns I get is about breath testing in Missouri and the consequences for refusal.
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Missouri DWI Blood Testing

If you’ve been pulled over for a DWI in Missouri, it’s natural to feel frustrated—or even overwhelmed. A law enforcement officer may have pulled your car over on suspicions of impaired driving and requested that you submit to DWI blood tests.
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What to Know About Transporting an Open Container of Alcohol

Unlike many states that have strict open container laws, when it comes to transporting open containers of alcohol in a vehicle, Missouri is one of the least restrictive states in the country. Currently, no Missouri state law makes it illegal to have an open container of alcohol in a vehicle.
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Filing for Limited Driving Privileges

A limited driving privilege (LDP), often referred to as a “hardship license,” allows you to drive to and from authorized destinations while your driver’s license is suspended or revoked and you are currently ineligible for reinstatement.
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DUI with a Child in the Car

In Missouri, driving while in an intoxicated condition is a serious offense. A defendant convicted of DWI may face severe punishment, including massive fines, jail time, license suspension or revocation, and other devastating, life-changing consequences.
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DUI Diversion Programs: Do You Qualify?

If you have been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Missouri, you undoubtedly want to figure out how you can keep a DUI conviction off of your criminal record. A DUI can keep you from getting the education or job you want, disqualify you from receiving loans, increase the cost of your auto insurance, and even affect your custody of your children.
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