DUI Court Procedure
Read this article to learn about the basics of an arrest, examples of lawful DUI arrests, and how to challenge an unlawful arrest. This way, you’ll be prepared if you or a loved one is ever arrested for DUI.
- Booking & Bail
Everyone knows that booking and bail happen sometime before trial, but what exactly do those terms mean? Read about how DUI suspects are processed after an arrest and the finer points of posting bail for release from custody.
This is an overview of the first stage of courtroom-based DUI case proceedings, where the suspect enters a plea, which will set the tone for the rest of the trial.
- Preliminary Hearing
ead this article to find out what to expect at a preliminary hearing, where the judge decides whether the prosecution has brought enough evidence to continue with the trial.
Click here to discover the basics of a DUI trial. These trials are unusual because most drunk driving cases end at arraignment with a guilty plea, but some brave defendants choose to go to trial instead.
If a DUI defendant chooses to go to trial, and loses, he may decide to appeal his case. Read about how an individual convicted of a DUI may ask a higher court to review the case for legal errors.