Our client had a job, which required him to drive long distances nearly every day. Because of the frequency of his travels he got several speeding tickets. He finally got one too many and the state was going to suspend his driver’s license. Without his driver’s license, he was looking at the real possibility of losing his job. We appealed the suspension and were able to have the ticket thrown out, which saved our client from losing his driver’s license and more importantly his job.
Our client was arrested by Bessemer Police for alleged DUI. However, she was not intoxicated, but because of a child hood injury was unable to complete the field sobriety test. The police officers exercised very little compassion and would not listen to our client’s explanations for her inability to perform certain tasks. The police made up their mind that she was drunk and placed her under arrest. As soon as I was hired, we appealed her case to Jefferson County Circuit Court and the case was dismissed.
The insanity plea is relatively rare in Alabama, but a recent case has put the spotlight on the defense. This past summer Nathan Van Wilkins was arrested for firing a gun in a Tuscaloosa bar and injuring 18 people. Wilkins … Continue reading →
From our offices in Birmingham, Alabama, Amari Law Firm LLC provides DUI defense in Birmingham, Vestavia Hills, Mountain Brook, Hoover, Homewood, Leeds, Gardendale, Alabaster, Pelham, Centerpoint, Moody, Trussville, and other communities in Jefferson County and Shelby County.