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License Restrictions After a DWUI

Wyoming’s DWUI law, section 31-5-233, states that it is against the law for a person to operate a motor vehicle while they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or if they have a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of .08% or higher. If you we… Read More
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Do You Need a Lawyer for a First-Time DWUI Charge?

If you were charged with a DWUI in Wyoming, this may be your first experience with the criminal legal system, other than minor moving violations. Many people who are charged with a first-time DWUI think they should just plead guilty, pay the fine, at… Read More
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Drivers’ License Suspension After a DWUI

If you were charged with Driving While Under the Influence (DWUI), you face the loss of your drivers’ license. An experienced DWUI defense attorney can challenge the DWUI charges and preserve your driving privileges. The laws surrounding drivers’… Read More
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Should You Testify in a DWUI Case?

If you were charged with Driving While Under the Influence (DWUI) in Wyoming or South Dakota, you may be eager to take the witness stand, tell your side of the story, and proclaim your innocence. Or you may be nervous when thinking about testifying a… Read More
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Degrees of DWUI in Wyoming and South Dakota

In Wyoming and South Dakota, you can be charged with Driving While Under the Influence (DUI / DWUI) if you have a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of .08% or greater, if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or are under the influence of alcoho… Read More
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Five Questions About Penalties for a DWUI in Wyoming

In Wyoming, you can be charged with Driving While Under the Influence (DWUI) if your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is .08% or higher (.04% or higher for commercial drivers), or if you are under the influence of alcohol or any controlled substance. A DW… Read More
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What Evidence is Admissible in a Wyoming DWUI Case?

To convict someone of a Wyoming DWUI, prosecutors must present reliable, relevant evidence that was properly gathered and is legally admissible in court. Evidence that does not meet these standards should not be considered by the judge or jury in a W… Read More
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Wyoming’s DWUI Law - What It Says, and What It Means

Wyoming’s DWUI statute, Wyo. Stat. §31-5-233(b), states that: No person shall drive or have actual physical control of any vehicle within this state if the person: (i) Has an alcohol concentration of eight one-hundredths of one percent (0.08%) or… Read More
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Getting to Work in Wyoming When Your Driver’s License Is Suspended

If you have been charged with a DWUI in Wyoming, you should have received a temporary driver’s license that is valid for 30 days. Once those 30 days are up, your license will be suspended. Read More
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What If I Lose My License But Continue to Drive (Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License)

A person can lose their driver’s license for any number of reasons: maybe you were caught driving without insurance; maybe your license was suspended because you were charged with Driving While Under the Influence (DWUI); maybe you you received too… Read More
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