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Springfield DWI Lawyer Discusses Impact of New Supreme Court Case

Jun 24, 2016

Springfield Criminal Defense Attorney Adam Woody was interviewed this week by the local ABC affiliate, KSPR33, regarding an important Supreme Court case, Birchfield v. North Dakota, which was handed down on June 23.  To read the article, which includes several quotes from Adam on the case, click here.  Essentially what the case does is it […]

Filing A Civil Claim In A DUI Case

Jun 23, 2016

Filing A Civil Claim In A DUI Case If someone is injured as a result of a DUI-related accident, they may be able to seek compensation for any incurred damages in civil court with the help of a DC car accident lawyer. This kind of case will occur outside of any criminal proceedings involved in […]

Springfield, Missouri DWI and DUI Terms and Definitions

Jun 9, 2016

Reasonable Suspicion Reasonable suspicion is a general criminal law concept that also applies to driving under the influence. It requires that officers have an objectively reasonable basis for suspecting criminal activity before detaining someone. It’s a standard that’s lower than probable cause (discussed below). Before pulling someone over, an officer needs only a reasonable suspicion […]