Vermont DUI on the Interstate

I realized I was unsafe to drive, so I pulled over on the interstate to sleep it off. Can I be charged with DUI in Vermont?

It depends. If your car is running or you are otherwise in actual physical control of your vehicle while under the influence of alcohol on the interstate then you may be charged with DUI in Vermont.

If you have been charged with a DUI in Vermont while sleeping in your car or truck there may be effective DUI defenses available to you.

We recommend contacting an experienced Vermont criminal defense attorney for a case consultation. The attorneys at Burke Law have handled hundreds of DUI and can offer a free phone or in person consultation. We have two offices conveniently located in Burlington and White River Junction, Vermont and offer DUI defense services in all 14 Vermont counties.

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Vermont 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. Each case will have a

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What is Cash Bail?

  Cash bail in Vermont is either a secured amount of money or actual money that must be paid to allow a criminal defendant to be released from jail while awaiting trial. A bail bond

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Vermont DUIs – When are DUIs Most Common?

Vermont DUIs tend to peak around major Holidays. During the holidays, the number of travelers on our nation’s roads peaks as friends and family gather to celebrate. As a result of holiday parties and gatherings,

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Pre-Trial Motions in Criminal Defense

  After your arraignment and “before a criminal case goes to trial, the prosecutor and the defense team usually appear before a criminal court judge and make pre-trial motions — arguments that certain evidence should

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What is Exculpatory Evidence in Vermont?

Exculpatory evidence is evidence favorable to the defendant in a Vermont criminal trial that exonerates or tends to exonerate the defendant of guilt. In other words, exculpatory evidence is evidence tending to excuse, justify, or absolve the

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Vermont DUI During the Holiday Season

  The holidays are full of snow and cozy cheer in Vermont. DUI enforcement is also enhanced during the holiday season. Vermont, like many states, devotes extra resources to DUI enforcement during the holiday season.

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