November 14, 2014

DWI Administrative Hearing

Case Conclusion Date: February 5, 2013 Practice Area: DUI / DWI Outcome: Driver’s License Suspension Dismissed because Jason Korner convinced the Hearing Judge that there was No Probable Cause to arrest the driver for DWI. Description: Driver repeatedly crossed the lane line while driving, smelled of alcohol, had bloodshot eyes, and refused to perform field sobriety tests. After arrest the driver’s Blood Alcohol Content was a 0.157% according to a breath test.
November 14, 2014

CDL Suspension Avoided After DWI Charges Dismissed

Case Conclusion Date:February 21, 2013 Practice Area:DUI / DWI Outcome:Case Dismissed by Agreement with the Prosecutor. No Driver’s License Suspension Due to Problems with the Breath Test Machine. Description:Client was arrested for DWI and blew a 0.157%. Although the client was in his personal vehicle, any DWI plea or license suspension would suspend his Commercial Driver’s License for one year and he would be fired from his job.
November 14, 2014

St. Charles DWI Dismissed

Case Conclusion Date:April 19, 2013 Practice Area:DUI / DWI Outcome:DWI Dismissed and No Driver’s License Suspension Description:Client was pulled over for an improper turn. He agreed to perform Field Sobriety Tests, and passed two of the tests. He was still arrested and blew a 0.159% which lead to a formal DWI charge and a pending license suspension.
November 14, 2014

Felony Stealing Charges

Case Conclusion Date:September 18, 2013 Practice Area:Criminal Defense Outcome:All Charges Dismissed Description:Although my client was taking property that was not his, he had been swindled into believing that he had legally purchased the right to the property. I tracked down the con man to prove my client’s innocence.
November 14, 2014

Jefferson County DWI Dismissed

Case Conclusion Date: October 10, 2013 Practice Area: DUI / DWI Outcome: Case dismissed after a successful Motion to Suppress Description: Defendant touched the lane line one time, but the State Trooper followed defendant for more than a mile after the violation prior to initiating a stop. Defendant failed field sobriety tests and was arrested.
August 8, 2014

The 3 Types of Drunk Driving Charge Traffic Stops

On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in DWI / Drunk Driving Charges on Friday, August 8, 2014. If you have never been arrested for a drunk driving offense, you may not be familiar with the process that occurs after a police officer pulls you over. After the traffic stop has occurred and the field sobriety tests are complete, you may find yourself in police custody or under arrest. What led up to this point? Today, we explain the steps that come before a DWI charge for a Missouri resident. There are three ways in which […]
August 1, 2014

Short Sentence for Woman Who Plead Guilty to DWI Charge

On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in DWI / Drunk Driving Charges on Friday, August 1, 2014. A 23-year-old Missouri woman who pleaded guilty in connection with a fatal drunk driving accident will not be sent to state prison. Instead, the driver will spend 120 days in a local jail before being released on probation. That sentence was handed down on July 22 in Greene County. The woman was facing a serious DWI charge after being accused of involuntary manslaughter for her role in the fatal crash. Defense attorneys say that the sentence complied with […]
July 25, 2014

Underage Drinking Still a Problem Despite Changes in Law

On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in Underage Drinking on Friday, July 25, 2014. Think back to the mid-1980s, when the National Minimum Drinking Age Act essentially required that all states raise the minimum age for drinking to 21. Should we still be supporting that piece of legislation? Experts in Missouri and other states say, “maybe not.” Even though the law was designed to protect teens from fatal vehicle accidents — and drunk driving charges — it seems to have had an unintended effect. That is, more underage drinking is occurring than ever before, despite […]
July 18, 2014

Missouri Man Sentenced in Hit-and-Run DUI Case

On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in DWI / Drunk Driving Charges on Friday, July 18, 2014. Judges have a difficult job when they are faced with handing out sentences that are fair to the defendant yet punitive enough to satisfy the victims. When a defendant shows genuine remorse for a crime, judges often take that into consideration during the sentencing phase of the process as one Missouri man is now finding out. A 25-year-old man was recently sentenced for the crime of involuntary vehicular manslaughter due to intoxication resulting from an April 2013 incident […]