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February 2017 Archives

Is the one-leg stand test accurate?

If you are ever suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol in Arizona, a law enforcement officer might ask you to participate in field sobriety tests. While these tests do not conclusively prove that you are drunk or establish a specific blood alcohol content, they may be used to establish sufficient cause to place you under arrest. One of the tests used is called the one-leg stand test.

Six charges dropped for conviction on one DUI charge

Being arrested for a drunk driving offense in Arizona can be a scary proposition, especially with the severity of the penalties that may be experienced if a person is ultimately convicted. However, it is important for people in this situation to remember that they have the right to a proper defense and that simply being arrested does not necessarily mean a conviction will result.

The walk-and-turn field sobriety test

If you are one of the many Arizona residents who has been arrested and charged with a drunk driving offense, it is important that you educate yourself about your defense options. This starts with getting a good understanding of the arrest process. You were likely asked to take part in field sobriety tests. As explained by FieldSobrietyTests.org, these tests are anything but foolproof and may offer you options to dispute the charges against you.

Support your kids by enforcing their child support agreement

As a single parent, getting the support owed to you likely plays a considerable role in your ability to meet the needs of your children. You may have believed that because child support agreements legally bind the parties involved, your ex-spouse would comply with the agreement terms. Unfortunately, you may have found yourself in a situation in which your court-ordered and necessary payments have gone unpaid.