Criminal Law

Speeding Tickets and How RADAR Works in Law Enforcement Settings

By The Lancaster Law Firm / September 22, 2016
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We have all seen a cop on the side of the road looking for speeders. In fact, we have all seen that cop and stood on our brake to slow down. What we are trying to do, when we see the cop and stand on our brake, is slow down before he can get our […]

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DWI—How Law Enforcement Uses Field Sobriety Tests at the Time of Stop and in Court

By The Lancaster Law Firm / September 22, 2016
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If you have been arrested for DWI in Arkansas, or watched a reality cop show, chances are really good that you have witnessed or performed field sobriety tests. These tests are the ones that require you to walk a certain number of steps “heel to toe,” hold your leg off the ground for a period […]

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Texting While Driving and The Fifth Amendment

By The Lancaster Law Firm / September 22, 2016
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Currently, in the State of Arkansas, it is illegal to create, send, or read a text message or email while operating a motor vehicle, and if you are under eighteen (18) years of age or in a school or work zone, even using a cell phone is illegal while operating a motor vehicle. However, I […]

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DWI—The Importance of the Proper Paperwork in DWI Trials

By The Lancaster Law Firm / September 22, 2016
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When I was in law enforcement, I worked a lot of DWI cases and I often went to court on DWI charges. As a cop, one thing I always found profound was the attorneys that took DWI cases and what they did not ask from law enforcement. I realized that many attorneys did not fully […]

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