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I’ve Been Pulled Over and Been Drinking … Now What?

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Useful Information About DWI Investigations For many people there is no scarier situation than to be pulled over by the police after having some drinks. Whether its one or two drinks at a work happy hour, three or four drinks at a Christmas Party, or several drinks after a long night, fear and anxiety are unavoidable when dealing with the police. The first thing you must think about is context. Police already expect people to be drinking substantially more than usual this time of year because of the holidays. Starting with the night before Thanksgiving and going through New Years, the...

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New Police Tactics for Rural Missouri DWI Cases

New Police Tactics for Rural Missouri DWI Cases It has recently come to my attention that some counties in Missouri are employing a bold new strategy for the investigation of DWI cases. The police in these counties have been told not to administer any field sobriety tests as part of a drunk driving investigation. This bold strategy comes directly from the elected prosecuting attorney in those counties, which raises significant issues about the role of a prosecutor in criminal investigations, but I will get to that in a minute. The goal of this new strategy is to keep skilled DWI defense...

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What is the Difference Between DWI and DUI?

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DWI vs. DUI When people find out I am a DWI defense lawyer I get asked a number of questions, but one common question is “What is the difference between a DUI and a DWI?” I even remember getting asked this question back when I was in law school and really had no idea about the answer. There was a time back then when I had the mistaken belief that one was related to alcohol intoxication and the other was related to drug intoxication. That answer was wrong, that is not the difference between a DUI and a DWI. The real...

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Do I Have to Perform a Field Sobriety Test?

a middle aged man performing a field sobriety test

Welcome to this website's first video blog where DWI defense lawyer Jason Korner answers the question "Do I have to Perform a Field Sobriety Test?" Please enjoy the video and if you or a loved one has been arrested for DWI contact our office today at 314-409-2659 or click here to fill out an information form and we will contact you to schedule a free consultation.   [embed]https://youtu.be/8ZwABQSrFIg[/embed]   Am I Obligated to Perform a Field Sobriety Test? No, you are never required to perform field sobriety tests for a police officer. This is something many people do not know. I can even confess that...

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