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To-Go Cocktails Are a Go in Missouri

Aug 26, 2021

The laws regarding to-go alcohol from restaurants and bars that were relaxed last year during the pandemic have now been made permanent. Starting Saturday, it will be legal for those establishments that serve alcohol to sell cocktails and other alcoholic beverages to-go. There are several limiting rules in place, however. The to-go container cannot have […]

Adam Woody Selected as “Best Lawyers In America” for the Fourth Straight Year

Aug 20, 2021

For the fourth straight year, Adam Woody has been included in the publication “Best Lawyers in America” in the area of DUI/DWI Defense.  This year marks the 28th edition for the publication. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. The methodology behind it is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the […]

Increased crashes in the summer lead to more DWI enforcement

Jun 3, 2021

Alcohol can be a problem all year ‘round, but its cultural consequences tend to increase in the summer. A long-term review of car crash trends shows that the summer months, especially the week around summer holidays, are some of the most dangerous times for drunk driving crashes. The week leading up to the 4th of July and […]

Missouri domestic assault and possible defenses

May 6, 2021

If a person is charged with domestic assault in Missouri, it can cause him or her to face significant penalties. It’s helpful to understand the levels of domestic assault, possible defenses to the charge and how an attorney can help. In Missouri, domestic assault is defined as knowingly causing or attempting to cause physical injury […]

How do Missouri prosecutors build a drugged driving case?

Apr 26, 2021

Driving while intoxicated (DWI) laws in Missouri don’t just outlaw driving after having too much to drink. They also make it a criminal act to drive while under the effect of intoxicating illegal drugs or strong prescription medication. Police officers conduct field sobriety tests to check for signs of impairment. Even before a driver gets […]

How easy it is to reach a .08% blood alcohol concentration?

Apr 23, 2021

When you think about people getting DUIs, you probably think about those who drink chronically or who are struggling with a substance use disorder. What you may not realize is how easy it actually is to get to a .08% blood alcohol concentration. The .08% BAC matters because this is the per-se limit by law. With the […]

Does Ridesharing Reduce Drunk Driving Incidents?

Apr 7, 2021

In one study, it was found that four boroughs of New York City (excluding Staten Island) have experienced a 25 to 35 percent decrease in alcohol-related car accidents since the inception of Uber, as compared to other locations where the company doesn’t operate. With the 4th of July holiday upon us, it’s an important reminder […]

Rebuild Your Life After a DWI Charge

Mar 24, 2021

Rebuild your life after a DWI charge Being charged with a DWI can wreak havoc on your life. Not only will it prevent you from being able to drive, possibly preventing you from being able to get to work or visit your kids, it could affect your ability to get a job or keep a […]