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What Should I Expect During DWI School?

Posted on: February 26, 2021
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If you were arrested and convicted of drunk driving, you will likely be required to undergo DWI school. This is an education program designed to provide DWI offenders with the knowledge they need to make safer decisions in the future. Knowing what to expect when you attend a drinking and driving educational program can help [Read More]

How Do Law Enforcment Officers Decide to Make a DWI Arrest?

Posted on: January 18, 2021
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To arrest someone for driving while intoxicated, a police officer must have enough evidence that suggests it was reasonable to believe the driver was inebriated at the time of the traffic stop. Here’s how law enforcement officers determine whether or not to make a DWI arrest.  They Observe Your Driving Behavior   Before pulling your vehicle [Read More]

What Do I Need to Know Before I Hire a DWI Attorney?

Posted on: December 2, 2020
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Were you or a family member charged with drinking and driving? Here’s what you need to know before you pick up the phone to call a DWI lawyer.  1. Understand You Don’t Have the Luxury of Time  Unfortunately, you don’t have a lot of time after your arrest to protect your legal rights. The longer [Read More]

Is It Possible to Get a DWI If I’m Not Drunk?

Posted on: November 5, 2020
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It’s common knowledge that if you drive drunk, you could be arrested or get into a serious accident. But can the same happen if you’re not actually drinking? This is an important question that many innocent people with a DWI record want to know.  You can get arrested for a DWI in Maryland even if [Read More]

How Can I Avoid a Maryland DWI During the Holidays?

Posted on: October 15, 2020
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The holidays are quickly approaching and planning family and work festivities may already be well underway. Drinking alcohol is a commonly enjoyed holiday activity and there are a number of fun cocktails designed just for the season.  However, the holidays are also a time when Maryland DWI arrests are up. Here’s how you can avoid [Read More]

What Are Police Looking for When They Pull You Over for DWI?

Posted on: September 15, 2020
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For a police officer to pull you over for drinking and driving in Maryland, they must have probable cause to do so. This means they must have either witnessed you violating a law or have reason to believe you are operating your vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Here are some things police [Read More]

What Makes a Traffic Stop a DWI Stop?

Posted on: August 30, 2020
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How A DWI Stop Is Determined Police officers are trained to spot certain things when they pull someone over that indicates a person is likely drinking and driving. Even during what seems to be a normal traffic stop, law enforcement officials are looking for evidence that the driver is under the influence.  Below are just [Read More]

What Other Charges Could I Face Along With a DWI?

Posted on: July 25, 2020
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If you are pulled over and arrested for drinking and driving, you’re likely to face more criminal charges than just a DWI. In many cases, police actively search out evidence that supports additional violations that can also be charged. Here are some of the more common charges that accompany a DWI charge and what you [Read More]

What Should I Do If I’m Pulled Over for Maryland DWI?

Posted on: June 30, 2020
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If your vehicle has been pulled over by a law enforcement officer on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, what you do next can have a significant impact on the outcome of the stop and the outcome of a criminal case if you do end up getting arrested. Here’s what you should do if you’re stopped [Read More]

Are DWI Breathalyzer Tests Always Accurate

Posted on: June 22, 2020
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Since its inception, the breathalyzer test has become the go-to for police officers to detect the level of alcohol in a person’s blood, or their Blood Alcohol Content (BAC). But breathalyzers are machinery that have the capacity to fail. Could your breathalyzer test be inaccurate?  The Basics of the Breathalyzer  There are three different types [Read More]