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Charged with a Misdemeanor DUI

What Happens After Being Charged with a Misdemeanor DUI?

February 24, 2020

DUI cases fall under the criminal court case category. There are two types of cases seen and they are misdemeanor and felony. Misdemeanor DUI cases are tried by a magistrate judge and if jail time is sentenced it is generally served in county jail. If you’ve been charged with a misdemeanor DUI, you should contact…

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Man Charged With Felony DUI in Two-Vehicle Crash

Man Charged With Felony DUI in Two-Vehicle Crash

February 20, 2020

A man has been charged with felony DUI in a two-vehicle crash that took place last Saturday. The accident didn’t result in any notable injuries to the persons involved. According to the details shared by the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened only a few miles from the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. Cody Ray…

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Boise DUI Case

Should I Enter a Plea Agreement in My DUI Case?

February 14, 2020

Deciding to enter a plea agreement during a Boise DUI case is something that should be done with a full understanding of the agreement. Sometimes the agreement has certain stipulations and if you violate them, you could end up in more trouble than you were originally in. It’s a good idea to consult a DUI…

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Man Causes 8-Vehicle Crash a Day After DUI Conviction

Man Causes 8-Vehicle Crash a Day After DUI Conviction

February 8, 2020

A Nampa man caused an 8-vehicle crash on the Interstate 84, only a day after being convicted of DUI and released on bond. Christian N. Salgado had been charged with excessive DUI and posted a bond of $500. Salgado had been previously arrested for DUI back in October last year. At the time of his…

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Felony DUI

What Happens at A Felony DUI Trial?

February 2, 2020

In order to be charged with a felony DUI in Idaho, it has to be your third DUI charge in 10 years or your second offense in 5 years with an elevated blood alcohol content of .20% or higher. What Happens Once You Are Charged with Felony DUI? Felony and misdemeanor trials both start the…

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Police Arrests DUI Driver for Repeatedly Hitting Another Vehicle

Police Arrests DUI Driver for Repeatedly Hitting Another Vehicle

January 29, 2020

The Meridian Police arrested a woman on Sunday after she repeatedly rammed another vehicle while driving under the influence. The accident took place near Fairland Avenue and Eagle Room on Sunday afternoon. Amanda Howard, 31, was driving her car when she repeatedly rammed it into the car of a family that lives in her neighborhood.…

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Misdemeanor DUI

What Is the Court Procedure for a Misdemeanor DUI?

January 24, 2020

A misdemeanor DUI is when you commit a first or second DUI offense. In Idaho, the first two DUI offenses are considered a misdemeanor if no injury, accident or fatality is involved. Misdemeanor DUI typically carries lighter penalties compared to a felony DUI which carries harsher penalties. If you have been charged with misdemeanor DUI,…

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Man Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter Gets 15 Years

Man Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter Gets 15 Years

January 21, 2020

An Idaho man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for causing a fatal DUI crash. The court decision came this Thursday as a result of a plea agreement between the prosecution and the defendant. The crash took place in May, 2019 resulting in the death of one person and serious injuries to another.…

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Hand cuffs, keys and alcohol on a table.

What Are Idaho DUI Laws for Commercial Drivers?

January 14, 2020

Driving under the influence (DUI) is an offense that carries serious penalties in Idaho. Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is an important factor that is considered when calculating these penalties. On average, the legal limit for BAC is 0.08% across the United States. In some states, the legal limit may be even lower although Idaho conforms…

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Lawyers in pre-trail negotiations

What Is a DUI Pre-Trial Conference and Why Is It important?

January 2, 2020

If you have been charged with driving under influence (DUI), you have the option of pleading guilty or accepting a plea bargain. If you plead guilty, the original sentence of the offense may be reduced in return for your plea. In a plea bargain, your attorney may be able to negotiate a reduced charge. However,…

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