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  • Challenging Chemical Test Results

    Posted By Tomeo Sills, LLC || 26-Oct-2017

    Can I Challenge Chemical Test Results? Yes. Blood, breath, and urine testing plays a significant role in scientifically determining whether or not an individual is guilty of driving under the influence. Chemical test results are heavily relied upon by prosecution and treated as hard evidence. However, as the defendant in a DUI case, you have the right to challenge the results and accuracy of such ...
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  • Can I Get a Ticket for Tailgating in Connecticut?

    Posted By Tomeo Sills, LLC || 23-Oct-2017

    Short Answer Yes! In the state of Connecticut, you can receive a ticket for tailing the driver in front of you. In fact, multiple tailgating infractions can result in hundreds of dollars in fines and up to one year in prison. Long Answer According to Chapter 248, Sec. 240, of the Connecticut General Statutes, “No person shall drive a vehicle in such proximity to another vehicle as to ...
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  • Do I Need a DUI Lawyer if I Was Barely over the Legal Limit?

    Posted By Tomeo Sills, LLC || 20-Oct-2017

    Across the United States, over a million people are arrested every year for driving under the influence. Given how common a DUI arrest is, it’s easy to understand why the legal process is “streamlined” by police officers more interested in ensuring a speedy conviction than a thorough defense and fair trial for you. Even if you were sleeping in your car or barely over the legal ...
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  • Jonathan Sills Is Named in the Three Best Rated Top 3 List

    Posted By Tomeo Sills, LLC || 19-Oct-2017

    From DUIs to violent offenses, our firm passionately represents the rights of accused clients against a variety of criminal charges. We are dedicated to providing excellent legal services. Our team works tirelessly to meet the legal needs of each client. With our commitment to the highest level of professional excellence and client satisfaction, we are proud to announce that our partner attorney, ...
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  • All You Need to Know About DMV Hearings

    Posted By Tomeo Sills, LLC || 12-Oct-2017

    After you are arrested for driving under the influence, there are two scenarios that generally occur. If you refuse to take a blood, breath, or urine test to determine your blood alcohol content (BAC) level, your license will be automatically revoked for 24 hours and a report will be submitted to the DMV, including documentation of your refusal. If you do comply with law enforcement and complete a ...
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  • Assault or Self-Defense?

    Posted By Tomeo Sills, LLC || 9-Oct-2017

    The law protects your right to defend yourself against harm, but the line can be thin. Yes, you’re allowed to use physical force to protect yourself and others, but only in limited circumstances. This can be an especially tough thing to moderate, because these situations tend to happen in a blur and when emotions are generally high. Sadly, your act of self-defense can be misconstrued as ...
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