Articles Posted in DUI/DWI

Every Connecticut DUI Conviction Comes With a Mandatory Minimum
Law Office of Douglas D. Rudolph

Connecticut doesn’t play around with DUI convictions. The state has made it abundantly clear that it takes driving under the influence seriously and will do what it takes to reduce the numbers. One way of doing this is through the use of mandatory minimum sentencing. Every level of DUI in the state of Connecticut will…

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What Connecticut Law Says About Driving Under the Influence
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It’s all too easy to make poor decisions while intoxicated. One bad choice many people still make while drunk is trying to drive. Even people in positions of authority can make bad choices when they’re under the influence. Recently, one Connecticut state trooper did just that. He was charged with a DUI after hitting another…

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I Just Got an OUI Charge in Connecticut – Will I Lose My License?
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Most people associate drunk driving charges with the term “DUI.” It stands for driving under the influence of alcohol or other controlled substances. Connecticut works in a different way. If you have a .08 BAC or higher while operating a motor vehicle here, you will get charged with OUI – operating under the influence.  Just…

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Five Key Things to Know About DUI Arrests in Connecticut
Law Office of Douglas D. Rudolph

1. Remain Calm and Respectful to the Officers During the Initial Stop Connecticut has a “Stop and Identify” law, which means that any person pulled over while operating a motor vehicle must provide identification, proof of insurance, and vehicle registration to an officer. While retrieving your documents, be respectful to the officers and try to…

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Douglas D. Rudolph practices criminal defense law with two guiding principles in mind: that you are someone who deserves to be treated with dignity and respect, and that you are innocent until proven guilty. Those are beliefs that have served him well so far in New Haven and across Connecticut, where he has built a reputation as someone who truly cares about his clients and will fight aggressively for them. His work has earned him a number of prestigious awards, including landing on The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 list two years in a row and being named to the Top 10 Under 40 by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys in 2018.

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