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St. Louis DWI Attorney

A DWI conviction has both civil and criminal aspects. See: DWI License Suspension; See also: Multiple DWI/DUI Convictions. Obviously, the more charges the pile up, the more adverse the consequences become. Further, inherent in a DWI are difficult legal questions that often implicate distinctly “gray” areas (See: DWI: The Breathalyzer). In such situations, you should…

DWI License Suspension

Previously I posted about the legal pros and cons of submitting to a breathalyzer test (See:  DWI: The Breathalyzer). The purpose of this post is to concentrate on the types of things that the Department of Revenue (“DOR”) needs to show to move to suspend a driver’s license. Under Missouri law, for the DOR to…

DWI: The Breathalyzer

It’s like clockwork. Most times I meet a non-attorney inevitably the first question they ask is what areas of law I practice. When I state that I do handle some criminal matters, the next question is whether it’s a good idea to take or refuse a breathalyzer. Obviously, the best defense against DWI is not…

DWI Attorney

A person commits a DWI in Missouri if such person operates a motor vehicle in the State with a BAC of .08 or greater. A DWI charge in Missouri has civil and criminal components. Civilly, the Department of Revenue will push to revoke your driver’s license. Criminally, the State or County will charge you with…

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