Yes, it is. State law provides a means for a person to be convicted of DUI for alcohol if that person’s BAC (alcohol level) is >.08. However, there is no such statutory presumption for drugs. Thus, the State has to prove that person is under the influence of drugs and cannot lazily rely on statutory … Read more
This may seem like a stupid question, but it is an important question. As a former Virginia prosecutor, I tried thousands of cases, and the reason was quite simple. If you are either a prosecutor or a criminal defense attorney and you are afraid to go to trial, then you will be pushed around and … Read more
Not if you have the right attorney. There are many defenses to a DUI Case that can result in a not guilty or a lesser offense. Here are just some of the issues: a. the traffic stop is illegal; b. the arrest was illegal; c. the blood withdrawel was illegal; d. the blood test was … Read more
Davidson County has a mental health program that potentially provides an alternative to DUI convictions. Davidson County has a mental health court that provides intensive services to people who are eligible. This program can result in a person’s DUI and criminal charges being completely dismissed if a person successfully completes the program. First, a person … Read more
Janathan Turner was published across the country for helping clients with alcohol and drug USA recovery. Click on the links to view the article: Published on fox.com ; ABC.com ; NBC.com Jonathan Turner has a passion for helping his clients turn their lives around by getting the recovery and mental health treatment that they need.
DUI client was charged with a felony along with DUI. Jonathan Turner was able to get him approved for mental health court. This will give him a chance to have his cases completely dismissed along with getting necessary mental and substance abuse treatment.
In May 2015, a Williamson County Circuit Court Judge suppressed statements and evidence seized from a search of my client’s vehicle. The reason was that police violated his Miranda and Fifth Amendment Rights after a routine traffic stop and canine search of his vehicle. Even though the traffic stop was merely for a broken … Read more