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The Rhode Island Colin Foote Act Read the full article March 05, 2021 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
The Rhode Island Colin Foote Act

Rhode Island enacted the Colin Foote Act in 2010. This law states that those who violate multiple traffic offenses can receive ...

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Marijuana Charges in Rhode Island Explained Read the full article March 03, 2021 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
Marijuana Charges in Rhode Island Explained

Facing marijuana charges in Rhode Island? The progressive changes that have come along with new marijuana laws in Rhode Island have ...

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Common Traffic Violations that Can Lead to a DUI Read the full article February 15, 2021 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
Common Traffic Violations that Can Lead to a DUI

If you’re a Rhode Island resident with a driver’s license, chances are you’ve faced some form of a traffic citation at one point or ...

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Being Drunk in a Parked Car Read the full article January 13, 2021 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
Can I Get A DUI for Being Drunk in a Parked Car?

A parked car DUI is a situation that can be very disappointing. You probably thought it was a good idea to stay in your parked car and ...

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Questions to ask your DUI lawyer Read the full article October 05, 2020 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
Questions to Ask Your DUI Lawyer

If you’ve been charged with your first DUI in Rhode Island, it’s common to feel confused and anxious about what will happen next. The ...

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Charged With Your First DUI Read the full article August 19, 2020 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
10 Facts You Should Know If Charged With Your First DUI

Despite our best efforts, we sometimes make critical mistakes. This is especially true when it comes to drinking and driving. While you ...

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Rhode Island Marijuana Laws Read the full article August 18, 2020 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
What You Should Know About Rhode Island Marijuana Laws

With the constant developments in the role of marijuana in state laws, it can be difficult to understand what’s legal and what’s not. ...

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Refusal to Submit a Chemical Test Read the full article August 11, 2020 S. Joshua Macktaz By: S. Joshua Macktaz
What Should You Know About a Refusal to Submit a Chemical Test?

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to refusal to submit to a chemical test in Rhode Island. With each state having its own set ...

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