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Civil and Criminal DUI

Most DUIs in Vermont have two components: a DUI civil and a DUI criminal. Both cases are handled at the same court, before the same judge, at the same time.…

LSA

In Vermont you can be charged for LSA (leaving the scene of accident) if you do not stop and provide your name, residence, license number and the name of the…

DNA Evidence

DNA Evidence is often used in Vermont criminal cases. It is a piece of the evidence puzzle. An interesting article on how DNA can actually lead to wrongful convictions can…

DUI Process in Vermont

The Vermont DUI process begins with a stop or encounter with law enforcement and can end in a conviction for DUI. At Burke Law, we want to ensure that you…

Jail Phone Calls

Unless you are on a secure attorney line, you should assume jail phone calls are being recorded. Jail phone calls are not secure. If you make incriminating statements about a…

Insanity Defense

Vermont recognizes the insanity defense. The following article written by Cornell Law School summarizes the concept succinctly. Insanity defense Overview The insanity defense refers to a defense that a defendant…
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