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Car Accidents – Deadliest Days for Teens

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Car accidents remain the number one cause of death for teenagers, and this is never truer than during the summer months. The coveted freedom teenagers enjoy during the summer months also leads to poor decision-making that can result in drunken teens behind the wheel. Although teens are not legally able to buy alcohol, the freedom of summer generally provides opportunities for teens to drink. Teenage drunk driving is the main reason why summer is referred to as the “100 Deadliest Days” for teens.   Summer is a time of experimentation for many teenagers, and that experimenting often includes alcohol and drugs. Teenagers...

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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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