Silence is golden if you are pulled over for DWI

Few feelings are as unpleasant as seeing a police car’s flashing lights in your rearview mirror, especially if you’ve just had a drink or two with dinner or after meeting up with co-workers at a local pub. While the ultimate defense against a DWI conviction is never...

Penalties for a DWI in Missouri

All states are tough on drunk drivers to keep roads safe for driving, though they may refer to it by different initials. Missouri uses the initials DWI, or driving while intoxicated, which also includes intoxication by narcotics or other drugs. Drivers face many...

What are Missouri’s vehicular manslaughter laws?

When you face a drunk driving charge in Missouri, this may result in a number of different penalties. Depending on the severity of the incident, the charges can range from driving under the influence to involuntary manslaughter if someone died as the result of a...

Does your BAC reflect how intoxicated you are?

Your blood alcohol content (BAC) level serves as a useful tool for law enforcement. Officers across the board use BAC levels to determine whether a driver is too intoxicated to be on the road. BAC levels often play a role in the arrest of drivers suspected of DWI. But...

How do you seek employment with a DWI?

You received a driving while intoxicated charge in the middle of a career or job change. How do you explain your encounter with Missouri law enforcement to potential employers? Chron offers tips for finding a job with a DWI on your record. Your charge does not mean...

What do you know about the long-term cost of a DUI?

You received a DUI recently, and while you have a loose understanding of the financial costs of the charge, you may not realize the long-term costs. How could a DUI charge affect you in the months and years to come? Absolute Advocacy explores how DUI charges affect...