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DWI Parenting Advice: Drunk Driving Prevention for Teens

Mother with her teenage daughters enjoying in fast food restaurant

Have you talked to your teen about the dangers of driving drunk? Are they aware of the legal consequences of DUI or DWI? Parents of teens often like to believe that their teen is not at risk. Contrary to this belief, trusted sources indicate that most teens are at considerable risk for DUI.

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10 Things You Need to Know if You Get a DUI or DWI

Police officer giving a sobriety test to a young man who he suspects is driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Police cruiser is out of focus in the foreground.

Whether called DWI (driving while intoxicated), DUI (driving under the influence) or OUI (operating under the influence), “drunk driving” has some severe penalties if a conviction follows the charges.  If you are facing DWI


DWI Legal Tip: Can a Criminal Record be Expunged?

If you have been convicted of a DWI, you may be interested in expunging your record, particularly if you have already experienced negative consequences of having a DWI. Two common scenarios where having a DWI on your file can be harmful is during a job search or in a rental situation. If you have a DWI on your record and you want to have …


Tips for Fighting a DWI Charge

If you are facing DWI charges, you should get in touch with an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible so they can discuss the details of your situation with you and determine if it is possible for you to fight the DWI charge.

Was There Probable Cause for the Stop? An officer must have probable cause to stop, detain or arrest you for …


How Misdemeanor and Felony DWI’s Differ

If you are arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI), you may be facing three different types of charges: infraction, misdemeanor and felony. The consequences associated with your DWI will be significantly different depending on which type of offense you are charged with.

Infraction: And infraction is an offense, but it is the least serious of the three types of offenses associated with a DWI. …

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