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DUI Penalties for Those Over 21

Getting a DUI can be frightening and difficult to come to terms with. You might be wondering how you have ended up in the position you are in. Along with the embarrassment of getting a DUI is the uncertainty of the DUI process and your DUI case. If you don’t have experience with DUIs, you [...]

By |2017-03-03T22:34:35+00:00May 24th, 2016|Court, DUI Impact|Comments Off on DUI Penalties for Those Over 21

DUI Court Hearing and DMV Hearing

If you are charged with a DUI, you will have to make an appearance at a court hearing. Also, you have to appear at a DMV hearing. These are separate hearings concerning different aspects of your DUI case. However, you should attend both the court hearing and the DMV hearing. Your absence will only be detrimental to [...]

By |2017-03-03T22:34:54+00:00May 17th, 2016|Court|Comments Off on DUI Court Hearing and DMV Hearing

DMV Suspension

If arrested for a DUI, you will most likely deal with a suspension of your license. This will begin as soon as you are arrested. The arresting police officer will be required to immediately confiscate your license and begin paperwork to suspend your license. The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will be notified, and will [...]

By |2016-12-26T15:20:15+00:00April 26th, 2016|Court, DUI Impact|Comments Off on DMV Suspension

Penalties for Marijuana Possession Under 21

If arrested for marijuana possession and under the age of 21, you will face a particular set of consequences. People over the age of 21 might not necessarily face these penalties. These penalties will be dependent on the type of possession you are charged with. In order to fully understand the different types of possession, [...]

By |2017-03-03T22:37:23+00:00April 19th, 2016|Court, Drug Possession|Comments Off on Penalties for Marijuana Possession Under 21

Common Questions About Connecticut Violation of Probation

When you fail to follow the conditions of your probation it is a violation of probation. If you fail to follow any of your conditions or you get arrested, your probation officer may return your case to court. You will have court hearing and they can prove a violation, you may face jail time. Probation is [...]

By |2018-09-19T17:46:16+00:00February 9th, 2016|Court|Comments Off on Common Questions About Connecticut Violation of Probation

I’ve Been Deposed, What is Proper Deposition Etiquette I Should Follow?

Just like with anything else, if you are asked to give a deposition for the first time, the uncertainty of this experience can be frightening. As the deposition date looms closer and closer, you might be experiencing anxiety about it. You might be wondering what happens if you are asked a question that you forget [...]

By |2018-09-20T19:59:09+00:00August 11th, 2015|Court|Comments Off on I’ve Been Deposed, What is Proper Deposition Etiquette I Should Follow?

What is a Deposition?

In the next few weeks, I want to talk about depositions. Oftentimes, if you are involved in a crime, you will be asked to appear at a deposition. This can be the case if you are the defendant in a case or a witness in a case. Today, I want to talk about the basics [...]

By |2017-05-15T19:42:06+00:00August 4th, 2015|Court|Comments Off on What is a Deposition?

When to Hire a Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyer

Understanding the criminal justice process can help you be aware of a charge that is brought against you. Also, it can help you understand how to fight such a charge. If you are being charged with a criminal offense, you should retain a Connecticut criminal defense lawyer. However, understanding at what point to retain such a [...]

By |2017-05-24T15:59:24+00:00July 1st, 2014|Court, DUI Lawyers, Ruane Attorneys|Comments Off on When to Hire a Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyer

Forensic Evidence Seminar

Today the members of Ruane Attorneys attended a training seminar on forensic evidence in Connecticut. As criminal defense lawyers, it is important to stay abreast of developments in law and science. Your browser does not support the video tag

By |2018-09-13T16:24:29+00:00June 7th, 2013|Court, Ruane Attorneys|Comments Off on Forensic Evidence Seminar

New Infractions Schedule

With the current state budget crisis, the legislature has changed many of the fines associated with infractions, with the new minimum being $50 in most cases (up from $35) You can download the Connecticut Infractions Schedule here.

By |2017-05-25T20:03:53+00:00April 22nd, 2010|Court|Comments Off on New Infractions Schedule