Portable Breath Test (PBT) What if I refuse?
The Portable Breath Test or PBT is a machine that is used in the field to test for the presence of alcohol.
Simply put, if the cop can smell the odor of a consumed alcohol beverage, the machine will register a positive reading on the PBT. This machine is also called the ALCOSENSOR. The statute calls it a breath screen test. ...
Defending the Constitution
For the love of our constitution. In case you haven’t noticed some of the basic principles upon which our criminal justice system is based and protected by the constitution, have been under attack recently. The concept of innocent until proven guilty ha...
Should I blow or Refuse?
Prior to the change in the laws in 2007, I always said don’t blow. Now, most of the time I would say blow but it is case/fact specific. As an example, if you are involved in a personal injury accident or death case refuse everything. The police will apply for a warrant to get your blood so it will not matter. If y...
Am I eligible for a conditional license?
There are many factors which determine if you are eligible.
I have made a worksheet for my clients so they can determine if they are eligible. The most common reasons why you would not be eligible are: 1) You have a prior DWI, DWAI, DWAI-Drugs or another 1192 violation within 5 years. 2) Y...
Utica College Professor Bernard Hyman Earns CFE Credential
Austin, TX – June 12, 2019 The , the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and leading provider of anti-fraud training and education, is pleased to award Bernard Leopold Hyman, Jr., J.D., C.F.E., Esq., of New Hartford, NY, t...