The Gouner Blog

July 4th “Firewater”

We really enjoy toasting to fireworks in the sky on the 4th of July! Drinking and driving while celebrating America’s independence, however, is not exciting.

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Camera Tickets

We receive a number of calls every month about the automatic red light tickets generated when people run through a number of intersections in the

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Shoplifting Letters

When someone is caught shoplifting, getting arrested and charged with a crime is only part of what happens.  About a month or so after the arrest–and

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Camera Tickets

I have addressed this before, but we still get a lot of calls about camera tickets.  People ask if they should pay the citation or go

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What Is A DWI PTI?

From time to time, we’re asked how pretrial diversion programs or “pretrial interventions” work in the criminal system.  It is a mixed bag.  The format

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No DWI for Christmas

Christmas parties are in full swing, and so is DWI enforcement.  As always, I recommend not drinking and driving. If, however, you find yourself getting pulled

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Mistaken Drug Raids

It is a beautiful day. You are home, minding your own business. Suddenly, you see a van approach your house. Out from it, emerges a

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