Every year the legislature gets to work on all area's of law and DUI laws are no exception. This past session was no exception and although it was not as active in DUI legislation as past sessions, there were numerous amendments to old laws and a few new laws passed ones as well. At the time of this show, the laws discussed were approved by the legislature and had been delivered to the Governor, but not yet signed into law. Although it is expected that all passed legislation will be signed and enacted, make sure you double check.
All the changes discussed will take effect August 1, 2012 and the Legal Docket will revisit them Post August 1 to review and confirm. In the meantime, if you need to discuss your case, arrest, or have a pending or an un-filed action, and need a DUI trial lawyer, make sure they have a focus on DUI.
As you will hear on this show the DUI laws, the laws dealing with "collateral consequences," and all related other DOL issues are extremely complicated and exist as a kind of "moving target." Encyclopedic knowledge and understanding is essential to a successful DUI defense.