Monthly Archives: February 2014

Arrested for a DUI As a Result of a Tipster?

The facts surrounding a DUI arrest resulting from a “tipster” call to the police must be analyzed by a Memphis DUI attorney to determine the legality of both the stop and the resulting charges. In order for this to be … Continue reading

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Reasonable Suspicion Requirement

In order for a police officer to stop you for drunk driving, he or she must have “reasonable suspicion” that you either violated a traffic law or engaged in criminal activity. There are various factors that your DUI lawyer in … Continue reading

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Prosecution’s Perspective on Your DUI Case

Depending on the specifics of your DUI case and the prosecution’s position, your Memphis DUI attorney may or may not advise you to go to trial. If the prosecution proposes a settlement agreement, there may be a weakness in its … Continue reading

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Initial Interview with Your Memphis DUI Attorney

The initial interview with your Memphis DUI attorney is important because you will discuss key issues regarding your drunk driving defense, establish expectations for your case, and lay some groundwork. During this initial interview, you will discuss various matters such … Continue reading

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Undermining a Field Sobriety Test as Evidence in a DUI Case

Field sobriety test results are inaccurate and unpredictable. In fact, they are inherently designed for even a sober person under normal conditions to fail such a test, let alone an individual who is taking it on the side of the … Continue reading

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Don’t Make Promises You Can’t Keep

A Memphis DUI attorney’s opening statement in a DUI trial is the only opportunity he gets to make promises to the jury of the evidence he will provide during his case-in-chief. Taking into consideration the importance of the opening statement … Continue reading

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Obstacles In Defending DUI Cases

Memphis DUI attorneys have to overcome many obstacles to have realistic opportunity in successfully defending a DUI case that has gone to trial. Without being able to identify these obstacles, it will be nearly impossible to overcome them and build … Continue reading

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Jurors to Avoid in DUI Cases

Not all prospective jurors are perfect and unbiased. Your Memphis DUI attorney’s job is to determine which juror to avoid to increase your chances of a favorable outcome at your DUI trial. There are certain types of individuals that are … Continue reading

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Selecting The Correct Jury For Your DUI Case

Choosing the right jury in a drunk driving case can mean the difference between a guilty and a not guilty verdict. In other words, no matter how hard your Memphis DUI attorney tries to defend you, the decision will ultimately … Continue reading

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