Can I Refuse a DUI Blood Test in Indiana

Can I Refuse a DUI Blood Test in Indiana?   Under the Indiana implied consent law, you impliedly consent to submit to a portable breath test (PBT) or chemical test by law enforcement when you drive on Indiana roads. In other words, you have impliedly agreed to be tested for intoxication if a law enforcement officer […]

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What Does BAC Mean

What Does BAC Mean   In every state, you can get a DUI if you drive with a BAC of .08% or more. And an especially high BAC can increase the already-severe penalties for DUI. But what exactly does “BAC” mean?   blood alcohol concentration   “BAC” is short for “blood alcohol concentration”—a measurement of […]

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What is the Penalty for a First DUI In Indiana

What Are the penalties for a First DUI in Indiana   This article explains generally the administrative and criminal penalties you may face for a first DUI (referred to as OWI in Indiana)   operating while intoxicated   In Indiana, driving under the influence (DUI) is generally referred to as “operating while intoxicated” (OWI). A […]

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Challenging Blood Alcohol Tests in DUI Cases

DUI Blood Alcohol Testing   This article explains generally how law enforcement uses blood tests to measure blood alcohol concentration (BAC) in drunk driving investigations, referred to as Operating While Intoxicated OWI in Indiana) and how the defense can challenge the results in court.   The implied consent laws of all states require drivers who […]

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What are the Penalties for a First DUI in Indiana?

Anyone is capable of a slight mistake or error in judgment and, unfortunately, even just a few drinks can turn into a drunk driving arrest. In Indiana, the term “Operating While Intoxicated” (OWI) refers to driving while impaired by the effects of alcohol, but the implications are the same as in many other states: You […]

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Should I Get A Lawyer For My First DUI?

Driving under the influence is a serious offense. Nevertheless, at The Lockwood Legal Group, we occasionally hear from people who question whether they need a lawyer if this is their first time arrested for a DUI. We believe that it is vitally important that you retain counsel even if this is your first DUI. DUIs […]

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Expunging DUI Conviction In Indiana

Everyone makes mistakes. The important thing about making mistakes is not whether someone makes them. It is what we do with our lives after. Unfortunately, when it comes to criminal offences, changing one’s life after making a mistake is often extremely difficult. This can especially be true when it comes to DUI and OVWI convictions […]

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