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What Happens to Your Car Insurance When You Get a DUI

Posted by Ken Barrett | Jun 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Getting a DUI is always a scary experience. Its a serious offense that will leave you facing various hefty penalties, including expensive fines and even time in jail. However, one consequence for being charged with a DUI that many forget about right off the bat is what these charges will do to y...

Got a DUI for Marijuana? Here’s What You Should Know

Posted by Ken Barrett | Jun 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

With many states across the country making the decision to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes, theres been an increase in the number of people using the substance and carrying it on their person. Whats important to note is that every state has different laws for marijuana possession a...

What to Do Immediately After a DUI

Posted by Ken Barrett | May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Being charged with a DUI is a scary situation for anyone to be in, whether its your first offense or youve been in the situation before. There are likely a million thoughts running through your mind after the traffic stop, such as what you should do next and what your options are. Thats unders...

5 Questions You Need to Ask Your Criminal Defense Attorney

Posted by Ken Barrett | May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

No matter what kind of criminal charges youre facing, you are going to be up against some pretty hefty consequences. These types of crimes can leave you with exorbitant fines and even time spent in jail. Not to mention, a criminal charge will show up on your public record, potentially making it ...

What is an Insanity Defense in a Criminal Defense Case?

Posted by Ken Barrett | Apr 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

By now, youve probably heard about someone “pleading insanity” in a criminal defense case, but have you ever wondered what that actually means? With most states in the country having at least one version of an insanity defense, it often becomes even more confusing to figure out how it all works....

What Not to Do If You’re Arrested

Posted by Ken Barrett | Dec 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Theres no doubt that being arrested for any kind of crime can be a very scary situation. Most likely, you arent sure whats going to happen next or what you should even do at a time like this. The good news is, you dont have to panic or feel intimidated by being in the police station, surround...

What’s the Difference Between a DUI and a DWI?

Posted by Ken Barrett | Dec 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Youve likely heard of both a DUI and a DWI, but do you know the difference between the two? “DUI” is an acronym that stands for driving under the influence. “DWI” stands for driving while intoxicated or impaired. Many states use both of these terms and in some cases, a DWI will strictly refer to...

How Long Does it Take to Expunge a Case?

Posted by Ken Barrett | Dec 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

When you are arrested and charged with a crime, the details of the case are put online for all the world to see. A quick search online by anyone (e.g. family, friends, co-workers) will reveal any crime you have been charged with, as your public record is free for anyone to view. Having that infor...

How a DUI in College Could Affect Your Future

Posted by Ken Barrett | Dec 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

As a college student, you have a pretty full schedule ahead of you. Youre attending classes, studying, and possibly working off-campus so you can make enough money to put a dent in those student loans. As many college students do, you probably attend a few parties during the semester and ultimat...

What to Do Directly After You Are Arrested

Posted by Ken Barrett | Dec 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Being arrested, whether its for a DUI or any other crime, can be a stressful and scary situation. If youve never been arrested before, you likely have no idea what to expect. And no matter how many times its happened to you, you still need to think carefully about what your next move will be. ...

How to Avoid a DUI During the Holiday Season

Posted by Ken Barrett | Dec 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The holidays are a time for enjoying the company of your loved ones, celebrating, and partaking in all of the fun festivities. Unfortunately, its also a time of year where the number of DUI arrests increases. Because so many people are attending holiday parties and dinners, they often decide to ...

New R.I. Drunken-Driving Campaign Hits Hard

Posted by Ken Barrett | Nov 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The recorded warnings from the Rhode Island State Police this holiday season are quite different from the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” video campaign youve seen in the past. The new approach, part of a series that cost $75,000 to produce, opens to a tense beat and the words “Viewer Discret...

What to Do if Your Child Receives a DUI

Posted by Ken Barrett | Nov 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

as your child just received a DUI? As a parent, this is no doubt a very stressful and scary situation. If you have never dealt with this previously, you are likely wondering what to expect. What kind of consequences will your child face? Will there be jail time? There are a lot of questions likel...

How to Choose a Rhode Island Bail Bondsman

Posted by Ken Barrett | Nov 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Does someone you know need to post bail, but is unable to afford to pay the amount that was set by a judge? Instead of feeling like all hope is lost, there is still a way you can help. A bail bond provides a way for someone to get out of jail while awaiting for a trial to begin. Sometimes it can ...

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Drink & Drive

Posted by Ken Barrett | Nov 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Its no secret that driving under the influence can lead to some pretty serious consequences and penalties. If convicted, a DUI charge on your public record can negatively impact your life, both personally and financially. Not only do you face the consequences the court doles out after your trial...

How to Win a DUI Case Even With a Failed Breath Test

Posted by Ken Barrett | Nov 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you were pulled over under the suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), and ultimately failed a breath test, you may not be feeling too great about your chances to win in the courtroom. Many people mistakenly believe that failing a breathalyzer test is enough to be convicted of a DUI. H...

5 Tips to Avoid a DUI This Thanksgiving

Posted by Ken Barrett | Nov 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

With Thanksgiving and the holiday season fast approaching, its no surprise that there is often an uptick in the amount of drunk driving arrests this time of year. While it is perfectly fine to have a few drinks with friends and family while filling up on turkey and stuffing, its not okay to dri...

Types of Domestic Violence

Posted by Ken Barrett | Nov 06, 2016 | 0 Comments

Learn more about the different types of domestic violence acts that can occur. These days its practically impossible to turn on the news or read a newspaper without hearing about some sort of domestic violence dispute occurring somewhere. However, many people are unaware of what actually equate...

What to Do If You Get a DUI in Providence, Rhode Island

Posted by Ken Barrett | Nov 04, 2016 | 0 Comments

Arrested for a DUI in Providence? Learn what you should do if it happens to you. Are you facing DUI charges in Providence, Rhode Island? Theres no doubt that this is both a scary and stressful time for anyone. After being pulled over for a DUI, youre likely wondering what the next step should ...

What to Do If You Get a DUI in Newport, Rhode Island

Posted by Ken Barrett | Nov 04, 2016 | 0 Comments

Have you been charged with a DUI in Newport, RI? Here are some tips to help you. re you facing DUI charges in Newport, Rhode Island? Dealing with a DUI can be a challenging time and its important to be educated on what may happen next when it comes to your case. If youre wondering what your ne...

How Do Police Spot Drunk Drivers?

Posted by Ken Barrett | Oct 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Learn how police in Rhode Island spot and pull over drunk drivers. In Rhode Island, police officers are required to have probable cause in order to rightly pull over your motor vehicle. This means that an officer needs to have a legitimate reason for performing the traffic stop. In the case of d...

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