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Plea deal areas of negotiation

No matter what led to the police arresting you, you will likely receive the offer to plea bargain from the prosecution. Plea bargaining is very common because it saves a lot of time and effort on the part of the prosecution and in certain situations it is advantageous...

Is this a probable cause to arrest?

Montana residents like you want to know as much as possible about how officers in the state handle DUI suspicions at traffic stops. This understanding is crucial to how you can defend yourself against accusations. For example, you can understand what a field sobriety...

Does Montana have ignition interlock laws?

While DUI laws are in existence across the country, it is important to know that the laws may change slightly depending on the state. Like many states in the union, Montana possesses an ignition interlock device law in certain circumstances.  The courts may require...

Taking Drugs Can Result in a DUI

Most drivers in Montana understand that taking certain drugs, such as cocaine, is illegal. However, not everyone realizes that taking prescription drugs and even over-the-counter medication can be illegal. While taking them normally is not an issue, it can become...

Halloween and DUIs

In general, holidays for some people in Montana are an excuse to drink in excess and party. Halloween is one of the holidays where alcohol is flowing, and this can lead to an increase in DUIs. Drivers should understand the penalties associated with operating under the...