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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 ...

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...

Rhode Island Domestic Violence Laws

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

Have you been convicted of a domestic violence charge? Learn more about the domestic violence laws in Rhode Island below. If you or someone you know has been charged with domestic violence in the state of Rhode Island, its important to contact a lawyer to help with the case. The sooner you cont...

How to Get a Restraining Order in Rhode Island

Posted by Ken Barrett | Oct 03, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you feel as if your life and wellbeing are in danger, a restraining order may be the quickest option you have to gain peace of mind. Contact our office to learn more and receive a free consultation today! A restraining order may be necessary for a number of reasons. If you are concerned for y...

Rhode Island DUI Laws

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

Rhode Island DUI laws can be complex and confusing to someone who isnt a legal expert. Read more about them below and contact us today for your free, confidential DUI consultation. DUI charges are a serious criminal offense in Rhode Island and in any state across the U.S. Upon conviction, you f...

Breath Tests in Rhode Island DUI Cases: Intoxilyzer 9000

Posted by Ken Barrett | Aug 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Learn more about the DUI breathalyzer process in Rhode Island and what your options are if you are asked to take a breathalyzer by a Rhode Island police officer. f you are pulled over for a suspected DUI, you will be asked to take a breathalyzer test. The Intoxilyzer 9000 is the breath...

What Happens When You Get A DUI In Rhode Island?

Posted by Ken Barrett | Aug 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

If youve received a DUI in the state of Rhode Island, you may be confused as to what happens next. Find out below what the process looks like and what your options are. In Rhode Island, driving while intoxicated (DUI) is a misdemeanor for first time offenders. It is illegal in Rhode Island to d...

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