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Deferred Prosecution Programs Statewide | Simms & Associates

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A common practice in municipal courts throughout the state is to offer what is known as a deferred prosecution to first-time DUI offenders. A deferred prosecution is a program whereby an offender agrees to participate in alcohol education and counseling, along with other requirements, in order to earn a dismissal of the DUI charge.

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NTSB Endorses a .05 National BAC Standard

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On May 14, 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended that all 50 states adopt a blood-alcohol content (BAC) cutoff of .05. According to NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman, “the research clearly shows that drivers with a BAC above .05 are impaired and at a significantly greater risk of being involved in a crash where someone is killed or injured.” However, the only thing “clear” from the government’s own research is that this statement is a gross exaggeration at best, and an over-simplification of the issue.

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Do I Need a Criminal Attorney?

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It can be very scary and stressful to get in trouble with the law. The thought of spending time in jail and having a permanent criminal record may even cause you to lose sleep at night. If you do find yourself facing a criminal trial, one of best things you can do right now is schedule an appointment with an experienced criminal attorney.

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