Category: DUI Defense

Mississippi Field Sobriety Test
06.30.2017 IN: DUI Defense

What Should I Do If I’m Asked to Take a Field Sobriety Test? 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… Read More

What Do Police Look For In A DUI Stop?

What Do Police Look for With a DUI? Joey: They’re looking for certain road conditions that make it difficult to drive. That’s where you often see a DUI roadblock. Often it’s a choke point near some kind of bar or club or restaurant. That’s their most common tactic. The other… Read More

Legal Limits For A DUI
06.06.2017 IN: DUI Defense

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… Read More

What Happens If I Refuse A DUI Breath Test In Mississippi?
06.05.2017 IN: DUI Defense

What Happens If I Refuse A DUI Breath Test In Mississippi? Joey: If you refuse a breath test in Mississippi, it sets off a chain of events that will usually ultimately lead to suspension of a driver’s license for 90 days, automatically, right out the gate. Normally the Department of Public… Read More

Penalties For A DUI First Offense In Mississippi
05.24.2017 IN: DUI Defense

What Are The Penalties For A DUI First Offense In Mississippi? Joey: That’s actually a bit of a trick question because it depends on certain factors. For your average Joe that’s driving to work every day and has a standard driver’s license in Mississippi, then they’re looking at suspension of… Read More

DUI Expungement In Mississippi
05.23.2017 IN: DUI Defense Expungements

One of the most common questions my firm answers is whether or not a DUI can be expunged in Mississippi. The answer is yes, Mississippi law allows for the expungement of a DUI. A DUI Expungement in Mississippi is a process and cannot occur until five (5) years after you… Read More

What Should I Look for n DUI Lawyer Ridgeland MS?
05.22.2017 IN: DUI Defense

Joey, Tell Me About Your Firm And Yourself. Joey: Well, we’ve been open three years. I opened right out of law school. Before law school, I had a career on the Illinois Central and Louisiana Delta Railroads, working on trains. When I was working out there, if you got a DUI, that certainly… Read More

Types Of Mississippi D.U.I.s
02.04.2017 IN: DUI Defense

Just like a person can choose between many different drinks, a police officer has several different options for charging someone with a D.U.I. in Mississippi. Common Law D.U.I. Other Substance D.U.I. Illegal Substance D.U.I. Statutory D.U.I. Common Law D.U.I. If you are charged under a common law D.U.I., the arresting… Read More