Category Archives: Probation

New Multiple DUI Court Provides Treatment and Accountability


Under the program, people with two or three misdemeanor drunk driving offenses will get individualized treatment plans and closer monitoring by the state. Continue reading

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Budweiser, King of ER Visits


It goes without saying that alcohol is, at least in part, the cause of many emergency room visits. In fact, public health experts estimate that about one third of injury related ER visits, including those resulting from DUI accidents, involve some kind of alcohol consumption. So what is the drink of choice for those unfortunate visitors of the ER? Continue reading

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What is a Tahl Form?


Last week a client asked me what a Tahl form was after I explained the process of accepting a plea deal. I thought it might be a good idea to run through the basics of a Tahl form for a DUI. Continue reading

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Recreation Marijuana Legalized in Colorado and Washington


Both Colorado and Washington legalized recreational marijuana use on November 6th. What does this mean for DUI laws in those states? Continue reading

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What is a SCRAM Device?


Ask Lindsey Lohan. The actress was ordered to wear one by Judge Marsha Revel back in 2010 for her drug and alcohol related arrests in 2007. The device is common in driving under the influence cases to ensure that DUI defendants abstain from alcohol while the case is pending or as a condition of probation. Continue reading

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