5 Reasons You Should Fight Your DUI Offense

5 Reasons You Should Fight Your DUI Offense

Being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) and the legal process which follows can be a distressing experience.  Under these circumstances, it can be tempting to give up in order to get your case over with as soon as possible. However, there are important reasons why you should fight your DUI offense. You are Innocent Until Proven Guilty Although it may feel as if you have already been convicted, the fact remains that the prosecution has the burden of proving your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.  This process involves building a case against you and proving it to the …

Should I Plea Bargain a DUI Case?

Should I Plea Bargain a DUI Case?

When you have been arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI), it can be stressful to think about the implications of this offense.  The prospect of expensive fines, losing your driver’s license, and facing possible jail time can overwhelming.  As your case progresses, the prosecution may make an offer which carries fewer penalties than the maximum allowed.   Although this opportunity could be tempting, it may not be in your best interest to accept the terms. Here are some issues to consider when deciding whether you should accept a plea bargain rather than fight your DUI case. You Need an Experienced …

Will I Have to Go to Prison for a DUI in Nevada

Will I Have to Go to Prison for a DUI in Nevada?

Being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) can wreak havoc on almost every part of your life.  Your life, ability to drive, and job can be seriously damaged in a matter of minutes. Additionally, depending on the circumstances, you may also be facing the devastation of a prison sentence. Jail v. Prison Although the terms jail and prison are often used interchangeably, being sentenced to time in jail is not as severe as a prison sentence.   Incarceration in jail usually refers to shorter-term sentencing for lesser offenses or those awaiting trial.  Further, counties or cities operate jails.  Prison sentences …