Detention Hearings: My child was arrested and placed in custody in jail, is this legal? Unfortunately, yes. The police may be taken to the juvenile detention facility after committing a criminal offense but the circumstances under which they are placed in jail after an arrest is limited. Generally, the police will only place your child in the detention facility if they committed an offense that either: Resulted in a […]

3 Exceptions to Reasonable Suspicion for DUI Traffic Stops

Confused young man in the car stopped by policeman for a traffic stop

Last week’s blog discussed how an officer generally needs reasonable suspicion to conduct a traffic stop in a DUI case. Without reasonable suspicion that the motorist committed a traffic offense, a police officer usually does not have a legal justification for a traffic stop. However, there are a few exceptions to the reasonable suspicion requirement […]