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DUI News

Beware of media, say lawyers after televised recording of breath test leads to acquittal

Lawyers say defence counsel and their clients must always be aware of those watching and listening following the acquittal of a driver who had his ...
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Legal Commentary

Arrested? Here is Why You Should Speak to a Lawyer ASAP

Calling your lawyer should be the first thing to do (or ask for) when you get arrested, but not many people would consider this for ...
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DUI News

Pleading Guilty for a DUI in Canada

Pleading guilty just to get things over with may work in your favour for a lot of cases, but that isn’t really true when pleading ...
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Legal Commentary

Reasonable Doubt and DUI Charge Acquittals in Canada

Although getting involved in a DUI usually starts with an officer suspecting (within reason) that someone has been drinking before driving, and only progresses into ...
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Legal Commentary

Can Police Enter Your Home Without Permission?

Most people will allow the police to enter their homes if asked, and are not aware that they can refuse entry to police officers trespassing ...
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DUI News

Definition of Impaired Driving Has Limitations As Shown on an Ontario Ruling

Getting convicted for driving under the influence means that a DUI charge will be linked to your name. This link will be there for years ...
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