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DUI Arrests: Making Them Less Complicated

January 14, 2022

Boise DUI defense attorneys handle several DUI claims yearly; some they win, some they lose. However, a common factor is that many DUI arrests are preventable. Similarly, arrestees can also prevent several convictions. The result of a DUI claim usually starts from the first police stop. Sadly, few drivers understand this. So, they go on…

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Border to Border DUI Education and Enforcement on New Year’s Eve

January 8, 2022

The Idaho State police members and the Western States Traffic Safety coalition (WSTSC) came together in a joint DUI education effort to urge people to drive safely, buckle up and stay sober on New Year’s Eve while driving. DUI-related cases usually go up during New Year’s Eve. This was done to make New Year’s Eve…

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Can Smoking Affect a Breathalyzer Test Result?

January 2, 2022

Road accidents are a leading cause of death across the world. According to the World Health Organization, at least 1.3 million people lose their lives in road accidents yearly. This includes accidents involving cars, bicycles, trucks, or motorcycles. Therefore, if you are caught driving erratically, you may be pulled over by a police officer and…

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Boise Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter Over Ann Morrison Death

December 29, 2021

A man pleaded guilty after being charged with voluntary manslaughter over an Ann Morrison death. The defendant was accused of mortally injuring another man in Ann Morrison Park during a tussle in October 2019.  Accused Andre Ray Garcia, 29, confessed to charges of voluntary manslaughter and persistent violator enhancement in relation to the demise of…

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How Can I Stop Teens From Drinking and Driving?

December 24, 2021

Every parent understands how challenging it is to raise teens. Regardless, we must put in the work to ensure that our children grow into responsible adults soon. That’s because no one wants to see their child turn out badly. For example, having to call a Boise DUI lawyer for your child’s drinking and driving offense…

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Idaho Crime Report: Three of State’s Smaller Counties Had Highest DUI Rates in 2020

December 20, 2021

According to a new Idaho State Police online data dashboard on crime in Idaho, the state’s largest cities aren’t the ones where you’re most likely to be a victim of violent crime. In fact, smaller counties had the highest DUI rates statewide in 2020. The dashboard, which has been released recently, had data in it…

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Will a DUI Conviction Raise My Insurance Rates?

December 14, 2021

Idaho has stringent laws for driving under the influence of alcohol. This strict stance against DUIs is the same in many American states. So, if you’re convicted, you may face fines, imprisonment, and other penalties. Boise DUI defense attorneys understand how a DUI conviction can adversely affect your life. So, we defend our DUI clients…

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Man Arrested for Drunk Driving in South Jordan, Crashing Car With 6 Kids in It

December 8, 2021

Police arrested a man for drunk driving in South Jordan after he crashed a car while speeding under the influence of alcohol, on Friday, November 26.  According to officials, six children were in the vehicle when the incident took place. Out of the six who were in the vehicle, five were not wearing seatbelts, officials…

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Can I Inherit Alcoholism From My Parents?

December 2, 2021

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) is one of the major causes of road accidents in Boise, Idaho. According to statistics, 28 people in America lose their lives in drunk driving accidents every day. Even when you don’t cause a crash, DUI is a criminal offense. So, if you’re arrested for DUI,…

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Former Steelers WR Lipps Skips Event Following Arrest on DUI Charges

November 29, 2021

Following his arrest on DUI charges, former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Louis Lipps was not able to attend the team’s Hall of Honor ceremony on the November 13-14 weekend. Lipps, who was set to be inducted during the November 14 game at Heinz Field versus Detroit, said he didn’t want to be a “distraction.” After…

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