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Are Breathalyzer Tests Accurate?

Posted on : October 2, 2016, By:  Brian Kelley
Mississippi DUI Attorney

If you are pulled over and the law enforcement officer suspects you are drinking and driving, he will likely administer a breathalyzer test. If the results are over 0.08%, you will likely be arrested and charged with a DUI. However, breathalyzer tests are shockingly inaccurate. It’s surprising that they continue to be the “gold standard” […]

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What to Do When You’re Being Pulled Over by Police

Posted on : September 1, 2016, By:  Brian Kelley
Mississippi DUI Lawyer

When you see the blue and red lights flashing behind you, your heart starts beating faster and you breathe heavier. Even if you haven’t done anything wrong, being pulled over elicits fear. Knowing what to do when stopped by the police can help you keep the situation from escalating. When You’re First Signaled to Pull Over […]

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Can You Fail a Field Sobriety Test Without Being Drunk?

Posted on : August 4, 2016, By:  Brian Kelley
Mississippi DUI Defense Attorney

If a police officer pulls you over and suspects you of drinking and driving, he or she may ask you to step out of the car and perform field sobriety tests. There are generally 3 tests that are performed, such as the horizontal gaze nystagmus test, the one leg stand test, and the walk and turn […]

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DUI Checkpoints in Mississippi

Posted on : July 2, 2016, By:  Brian Kelley
Mississippi DUI Lawyer

Although the police must have probable cause to stop a driver, the Supreme Court has maintained that the dangers of drunk driving outweigh the intrusion of privacy. In Mississippi, random DUI checkpoints are allowed. Here’s what you need to know about DUI checkpoints and your rights. What Are DUI Checkpoints? DUI checkpoints — also called […]

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Do You Have the Right to Decline a Chemical Test?

Posted on : May 27, 2016, By:  Brian Kelley
Mississippi DUI Defense Attorney

If you are pulled over and the officer suspects that you are driving under the influence of alcohol, you will be asked to take a blood, breath, or urine test to determine your blood alcohol level. Do you have the right to refuse this test under Mississippi law? Find out now. Yes, You Can Decline […]

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Top DUI Defenses

Posted on : April 20, 2016, By:  Brian Kelley
Mississippi-DUI-Attorney

Being arrested for a DUI can be a frightening experience, but you can face your case with confidence when you have an attorney with a solid defense plan on your side. Learn about the top DUI defenses in Mississippi and how you can get the representation you need to protect your legal rights after being […]

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What You Need to Know About Field Sobriety Tests

Posted on : March 25, 2016, By:  Brian Kelley
Mississippi DUI Attorney

Being stopped for a DUI can leave you reeling, especially when the officer who stopped you uses intimidation tactics. Often, officers will ask people to complete field sobriety tests to determine if they are impaired. It’s important that you understand what these tests are and under what circumstances they can be declined. What are Field […]

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Get Familiar with Mississippi DUI Laws

Posted on : February 18, 2016, By:  Brian Kelley
Mississippi DUI Attorney

If you’re stopped for driving under the influence of alcohol, it’s important that you know the DUI law in Mississippi. The penalties for driving while intoxicated can be harsh, and knowledge is power. Here are the penalties for first, second, and third offense DUI’s, and what you can do to protect your rights under the […]

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