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DUI Legal Limits and Prescription Drugs in Mississippi

I got a DUI. Will they make me get treatment? Joey:  If you plead guilty, or you are found guilty of a DUI first offense, second offense or third offense, you’ll most certainly attend MASEP class, a Mississippi alcohol rehabilitation class. That’s usually the most treatment the court will order. For a DUI second or [..]

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Will I go to jail for a DUI? Read on to find our more.

Will I go to jail for a DUI? Joey:   If you’re found guilty of a DUI first offense in Mississippi, you could be looking at up to 48 hours in jail. There are a couple of things where a Mississippi DUI Lawyer helps. First, if you’re successful at beating the DUI, then it’s like it [..]

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Am I Guilty?

I Wasn’t Read My Rights. Am I Not Guilty? Joey:      Absolutely not. The rights you’re referring to are your Miranda rights. In the movies they say, “You have the right to remain silent. You have the right to an attorney. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.” [..]

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How does a DUI Affect Me?

How Does Having a DUI Affect Me? Joey:      The main way I see it affect people’s lives is with education and careers. Sometimes people want to get into advanced educational programs; nursing programs, physical therapy programs, pretty much anything medical or legal related. That can be a hurdle they have to overcome. A good example [..]

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What if I have more than one DUI Offense?

What if I have more than one DUI offense? Joey: They will stack up against you and the penalties become more and more severe with each offense. You have your standard DUI first offense, which carries a minimum 48 hours in jail and up to a $1,000 fine. For the DUI second offense, the fine [..]

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When’s the Best Time to Hire a DUI Lawyer?

When’s the Best Time to Hire a DUI Lawyer? Joey:      As soon as you walk out of the jailhouse. That is the absolute best time to go ahead and select a DUI lawyer. Get online. Do some research. Find out who you think will be the best fit for you and who has experience in [..]

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DUI – What Offenses Can Be Filed?

With a DUI – What Offenses Can Be Filed? Joey, let’s say I’m pulled over for a DUI, what offenses can I be charged with? Joey:      There are five DUI in Mississippi charges. You have the DUI refusal, which means you refused to take the test. You have a DUI first offense, which means this [..]

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Mississippi Field Sobriety Test

If Asked to Take a Field Sobriety Test, What Do I Do? Joey: You have a couple of options. You’re not required to do a field sobriety test and that isn’t the test they are looking at for a refusal charge. If you refuse the big Intoxilyzer machine at the police station, they can do [..]

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Legal Limits for a DUI

What are the Legal Limits for a DUI in Mississippi? Joey: That’s actually a complex question, because for your average person, just going to and from work with a normal driver’s license in Mississippi, the blood alcohol content’s what we’re looking at here, the BAC. In Mississippi for your normal person, it’d be a .08. [..]

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