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What You Must Know After Your DWI Traffic Stop

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On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in Breath Test Refusal on Thursday, September 18, 2014. Please keep reading this post to learn important information about what you should after your DWI traffic stop. Things You Need to Know After a DWI Traffic Stop Are you a Missouri resident who has chosen to refuse a breath test in connection with your DWI case? If so, you may believe that an impending license suspension is unavoidable. Others may have told you that you will automatically lose the right to drive after refusing a breathalyzer during a DWI...

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Can You Be Subject to License Suspension if Cleared of DWI?

On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in Driver's License Suspension or Revocation on Friday, September 26, 2014. Can your driver's license be suspended even if you were cleared of criminal charges for driving while intoxicated? In Missouri, the answer might be "yes." That is because driver's license suspensions and revocations are managed in both criminal and administrative forums. Reversing a license suspension that was precipitated by DWI charges may require more effort than you would initially imagine. What happens after I am arrested? First, you need to understand the administrative process associated with license suspension. When...

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Missouri Drunk Driving Penalties

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On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in DWI / Drunk Driving Charges on Friday, September 12, 2014. What Are the Consequences of Drunk Driving in Missouri? Do you know the consequences for a drunk driving conviction in Missouri? The penalties for a drunk driving offense change depending on the nature of the allegations. For example, a first-time offender would likely face a less-severe penalty than a defendant with a long history of intoxicated driving. Defendants may be subject to both criminal penalties -- including fines and jail time -- along with administrative penalties such as...

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Underage Drinking Laws in Missouri

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On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in Underage Drinking on Friday, September 5, 2014. Do you know your state's laws regarding underage drinking? In Missouri, underage consumers of alcohol may face serious punishment simply because they possess a beverage. Even more serious consequences may arise for underage motorists facing a drunk driving charge. Underage Drinking Laws in Missouri Explained Were you aware that underage drinking and driving is governed by different rules than those pertaining to older drivers? In fact, teenagers' blood alcohol content must be below 0.02 percent in order to avoid a drunk driving...

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