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December 2017 Archives

What your eyesight has to do with possible DUI charges

As a conscientious driver, you're likely already aware that if you drink alcohol then get behind the wheel of a car to drive, you are taking a risk. Arizona law and other state laws prohibit operation of motor vehicles when the alcohol in your bloodstream exceeds certain limits. In most states, that limit is .08 percent. Your blood alcohol content may not be the only factor that impacts your situation if a police officer pulls you over on suspicion of drunk driving.

How much is too much when it comes to drinking?

It's not an uncommon scene in Arizona. Someone goes to a dinner or a party and has a little to drink; just a beer or a glass of wine. They insist they're fine to drive once the party ends, and successfully make it home. But were they really fine? Exactly how much is too much when it comes to drinking and driving?

What should you know about domestic violence charges?

Arizona residents like you who are up against domestic violence charges will want to brush up on statewide domestic violence laws. This is where the Ramos Law Firm, PLLC, can help. We provide you with information and facts about these laws that can give you a deeper understanding of the charges and potential penalties you face.

Don't let DUI drive a wedge between you and your chosen college

Applying for college can be quite a stressful experience. You may have anywhere from five to 20 schools on your application list. There are a number of issues that may impede your chances of gaining acceptance into your school of choice, one of which happens to be a DUI conviction. Still, there's no reason to lose all hope if a police officer pulls you over and you wind up facing alcohol-related charges.

False rape allegations and justice served

No matter the angle of debate or persons involved, rape is a complex and sensitive topic. Given today's issues, it is evident that this type of crime is hardly a problem of the past. And as serious as rape is, there are likewise individuals who become caught in the trap of false accusations. All states, including Arizona, offer individuals a fair investigation upon rape allegations. These investigations are crucial in that a defendant's personal and professional life, well being and reputation are all on the line for an incident that never actually happened. 

Know your rights before police stop you on the road

Thinking back to the night you pulled off the road when you saw flashing police lights in your rearview mirror, you'd probably like to forget the whole thing and pretend it never happened. You know that's not possible, however, especially since you're currently facing DUI charges in an Arizona court as a result of the incident. When accused of a crime, it's not necessarily reason to lose hope. There are often several options available to avoid conviction.

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