PBTs Should Be Used After Administering SFSTs

Portable/Preliminary Breath Testing for DUIs Most jurisdictions allow officers to use PBTs (Portable/Preliminary Breath Testing) machines during their roadside DUI investigations. I am commonly asked by DUI Attorneys about what NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Highway and Safety Administration)’s standards and protocols are regarding an officer’s use of PBTs and whether or not the officer properly […]

They Impounded My Car Again… Now What?

True but unfortunate, if a peace officer arrests or cites you, the operator of a vehicle for DUI (Driving Under the Influence) or the operator of a boat for BUI (Boating Under the Influence), the officer is required by Utah law to take possession of and impound the vehicle, boat, etc. After the vehicle is […]

Blood Alcohol Content

How many drinks does it take to reach the legal limit? The real answer is, that’s an unfair question. It varies from person to person depending on a number of different variables. Depending upon your weight, age, gender, and body fat percentage it can be anywhere between one and five drinks to get your BAC […]

DUI Call to Uber

Don’t Drink & Drive When it’s late and you’ve been out drinking with friends, the best thing to do at the end of the night is to call a cab. Don’t drive yourself home. In many cities in the country, however, Uber has become the number one ridesharing app and is a common way of […]

Pardon & Expungement Obtained on Sex Abuse Case

Case Results for Child Sexual Abuse Case in Utah This past week we were able to convince the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole (UBPP) to pardon and expunge the records of our client, a gentleman that had committed a sex offense against his daughter when she was 13 years old. The Utah Bureau of […]

Medical Marijuana DUI

Medical Marijuana DUIs in Utah I’ve had many clients contact me and inform me that they were pulled over and cited for a DUI when they were not under the influence of any drugs or alcohol; they were simply traveling through Utah from a place in which marijuana was legal and they had a valid […]

What Passed & What Didn’t at the 2014 Utah State Legislature

This past legislative session has just ended and there were a number of bills that affected criminal defense. I was able to participate in several hearings and provide valuable insight to various legislators to influence whether a proposed bill should be passed, modified, or defeated. I am happy to report that every bill we supported […]

Interesting Legislation We’ve Been Involved In This February

Utah Legislative Committee It has been a very productive week here at Druyon Law Offices.  I, Sean Druyon, am a member of the legislative committee for the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (UACDL) and have been up at Capitol Hill lobbying for the rights of the accused.  This week I have been involved with […]

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