Recently, Utah lowered its Breath Alcohol Content (BAC) to .05. Why is this significant? There was time when the legal limit for alcohol impairment used to be .10, until 1983 when Utah and Oregon lowered theirs to .08.

Across the country, .08 was the BAC limit, which wa...

In my never ending quest to seek out humorous or curious articles on the law, about several weeks ago, I came across an article about a seafood restaurant in Southwest Harbor, Maine, called the Lobster Pound. At the outset, there is nothing unusual about the restaurant...

I am always on the hunt for new and interesting cases, well, not to disappoint, today I came across a Louisiana Supreme Court ruling that declined to review the trial court’s ruling in State v. Demesme.

Evidently, the LA Supreme Court refused to exclude incriminating st...

Recently, I came across an newspaper article in which a San Fran man was arrested on January 13, 2018, because he decided to take advantage of a Tesla self-driving car.  Actually, he was arrested for DUI when he was found passed out behind the wheel - the car was in se...

December 13, 2017

Over my many years as an attorney, especially, as a criminal defense attorney; I have compiled an extensive list of questions that have been asked from either my clients or students on DUIs. The following is a pretty extensive list of frequently asked questions on DUI...

When I was an Assistant State Attorney many moons ago, that is the time I was introduced to the "sovereign citizen" argument. In case you don't know, but a sovereign citizen is a person who vehemently believes that a court's jurisdiction does not apply because of some...

September 30, 2017

I have had the privilege of representing many people across a great spectrum of cases, from personal injury, contract disputes, landlord/tenant, and criminal defense.  On multiple occasions, many of my criminal defense clients have asked me about how to delete a mugsho...

Recently, I came across this case out of South Florida about a man, John Marshall, who showed up at this attorney's doorstep with a dead body. I'm no expert, but as a rule, if you show up anywhere with a dead body; people are gonna ask questions.  However that was not...

Have you ever heard of "The Slants?" Well, not many people have, but no matter, for they are an Oregon Asian-American rock band who wanted to trademark the name "The Slants." In a unanimous 8-0 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled Monday that...

If you have been charged with a crime - seek representation.   The last thing you should be thinking is if I need to actually hire an attorney, instead, explore your options.  Criminal matters affect you personally and professionally. Do not wait to decide if you need...

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