California DUI Laws

An arrest for DUI/DWI in the state of California results in 2 separate cases; first the court case, and then the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) case. There are 2 different statutes that must be looked at when a defendant is in court due to a DUI/DWI offense. First, is the California Vehicle Code Section […]

Alabama DUI Laws

Like many other US states, DUI/DWI law in the state of Alabama includes both a criminal case, as well as a Department of Public Safety drivers license case. DUI/DWI charges can be filed against somebody who is operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of impairing substances such as alcohol or drugs. Drivers can […]

The Legal Ramifications Of Electronic Communications

The Legal Ramifications Of Electronic Communications

Is there a legal risk involved in sending communications via the Internet? Absolutely there is, particularly for companies and employers.  This is because very few people think twice before they hit the send button and send their email or message winging off into the void that is the Internet.  After all, electronic communications are but […]

Private Investigators – What Can And Can’t They Do

Private Investigators – What Can And Can’t They Do

Whilst it is not illegal to hire private investigators, there are nevertheless things that a private investigator is not permitted by law to do.  A good private investigator is aware of exactly what those things are for the jurisdictions in which they operate.  But if you’re considering hiring one, here are some of the things […]

Is Being A Good Samaritan Worth It?

If you’re thinking about stopping and offering assistance the next time you come across an accident or someone requiring assistance you had better check your state’s Good Samaritan Law first. Most countries and all US states have a Good Samaritan Law.  They were introduced to protect members of the public or volunteers who happen upon […]

Good Samaritan Laws

Abby Wambach Arrested for DUI

Abby Wambach Arrested for DUI

On Saturday April 2, 2016, at 11:05 p.m., a Central Precinct sergeant stopped a 2014 Range Rover at Southwest 14th Avenue and Yamhill Street after observing the driver fail to stop for a red light at Southwest 13th Avenue and Taylor Street. The sergeant contacted the driver, 35-year-old Mary Abigail “Abby” Wambach, and observed signs […]

The Truth Behind Breathalyzer, Blood, Urine & Field Sobriety Tests

Just because you have been arrested for DUI (driving under the influence) does not necessarily mean you are guilty because the tests came back positive. Here are some reasons why you might have failed these tests and should not have. The Breathalyzer Test: Breathalyzers, like any other equipment, must be maintained on a regular basis […]

DUI suspect shot in Harvard Heights

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A man suspected of driving while under the influence fled from police during a traffic stop yesterday and held officers at bay outside an apartment building in the Harvard Heights area until they used bean bag rounds to secure his surrender. (Read more) Originally posted 2016-04-02 14:21:30.