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FAQ About BAC Tests

It can be very confusing to comply with the jumble of tests that officers administer if you are arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI). However, the testing often begins ...
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FAQ About Breathalyzer Testing

Breathalyzer tests are some of the best-known methods of determining whether a person's blood alcohol concentration, BAC, is too high to operate a vehicle safely. However, there are specific ...
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Refuting DUI Evidence

One of the fundamental purposes of hiring or requesting an attorney who specializes in DUI law if you are arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol is to create a plausible ...
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FAQ About Non-Standardized Sobriety Tests

Non-standardized sobriety tests are the opposite of standardized tests, although the two are used for an identical reason. While standardized test results can be admissible in court, non-standardized ...
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FAQ About Standardized Sobriety Testing

Standardized sobriety tests are those tests that will most likely be admissible as evidence during the trial phase. They were created with the intention of allowing officers to determine probable ...
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Explaining OUI Law 2: Miranda Rights and Implied Consent

Fundamental rights such as those given by the Miranda Rights are among the most quoted laws and/or statutes in the United States today. While Implied Consent laws may not be as widely recognized, they ...
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Explaining OUI Law: Per Se Rule and Zero Tolerance Policy

In the state of Maine, very specific laws have rule over what happens to those drivers who are charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. This includes all types of ...
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Differences and Similarities Between DWI and OUI in Maine

Beside the obvious, there are a few basic differences, and some similarities, between being charged with a DWI and an OUI in the state of Maine. Like most of the rest of the United States, a DWI means ...
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FAQ About BAC

Thousands of people in Maine come to attorneys with questions about how blood alcohol concentration, more commonly shortened to BAC, affects them in their OUI case. Operating under the influence of ...
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Understanding BAC

Blood alcohol concentration, commonly called BAC by law enforcement officials, attorneys, and members of the court, is one of the most serious factors in any DUI case in Maine. It can affect the ...
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Police Terminology

An arrest can be scary and confusing, especially if you are not feeling like yourself due to the lingering effects of drugs or alcohol. Getting arrested for driving under the influence is a traumatic ...
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The DUI Arrest Process

Getting arrested for any crime can be confusing and scary, and this becomes even more complicated if you are not your normal self due to drugs or alcohol. It can feel like a nightmare, and, for many ...
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Pre-Courtroom Events: Breathalyzer Testing

Breathalyzer tests are probably the most widely recognized of all the ways that officers determine blood alcohol content in the world. From television shows and movies to public service announcements ...
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Defining A DUI Part II: Maine

Learning about your driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol charge can be a lot of work, especially if you are a first time offender. There is so much information available, but you cannot ...
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Defining A DUI: Maine

What is the definition of a DUI in the state of Maine? You are driving under the influence if: 1. your blood alcohol content is a.08% or greater OR 2. your mental or physical faculties are affected to ...
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More Driver's License Faq After OUI Conviction

To the average American old enough to have driving rights, being able to drive is something that we really take for granted. As long as we have a vehicle, we have a ticket to go somewhere to defeat ...
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FAQ About License Reinstatement After OUI: Maine

Losing your driving privileges can be very frustrating to anyone, especially if you have trouble finding a ride to work, school, or for your social activities. There are many things to consider when ...
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Change of Rules When Fatalities Occur With DUI

You may be aware of the many factors that can influence your sentence if you are charged with driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol, or DUI, in the state of Maine. From property damage ...
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How Maine Liquor Laws Could Affect You Under 21

Thousands of Maine residents consume alcohol every day, most of them having reached the legal drinking age of twenty-one years old in the state. This is a common practice for men and women across ...
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Important Legislation: OUI Law Changes in Maine

Since October of 1969, there have been about a dozen or so changes made to Maine legislation where operation under the influence of drugs/alcohol, OUI, is concerned. Most have to do with the legal ...
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Why OUIs Are Treated Harshly: Maine

It may come as a surprise to you that an OUI charge is treated as a felony under certain circumstances in the state of Maine. Operating under the influence of drugs or alcohol is dangerous to you, ...
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Realities If You Are Convicted of OUI

You may be one of the hundreds of people who make the mistake of believing that a conviction is the end of an OUI case in the state of Maine. Operating under the influence of drugs or alcohol, OUI, is ...
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A Vacation You Would Rather Forget: Maine OUI Law

Did you know that Maine is known as the ‘Land of Remembered Vacations'? Most people visit this beautiful state without ever thinking about how much they would like to forget any vacation ...
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Common Misconceptions - OUI Drivers

When you see an advertisement or informative television show talking about drinking and driving, how often do you see any pity or sympathy for the driver? More often than not, you see the tragic loss ...
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Dealing With A Criminal Record

Having a criminal record can affect your life in many different ways, but it does not necessarily have to be the end of the world for you and/or your family. It simply means that there are some ...
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