The status of driver’s license for out of state DC DUI conviction

Mark Rollins DUI

DC DUI lawyer explains what is the status of driver’s license for out of DC DUI conviction What is my license status if I get out of DC DUI conviction.  What’s the status. One of the questions we often hear our criminal practice is if I was convicted of a DUI in D.C., but my license is in another state …

What is the horizontal gaze nystagmus sobriety test

Mark Rollins DUI

  DUI lawyer explains what is Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus sobriety test This video discusses horizontal gaze nystagmus sobriety test that should be performed by a certified police officer.    That means the officer has taken a certification course regarding horizontal gaze nystagmus sobriety test.  The video discusses how police officers figure out horizontal gaze nystagmus. Now in order to explain …

Breath Alcohol Manager of the toxicology unit

Mark Rollins DUI

  Breath Alcohol Manager So in the District of Columbia the Office of Chief Medical Examiner is required to make sure the protocols are followed when the officer conducts the breath test in the lab.  In fact, Breath Alcohol Manager of the toxicology unit of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner should review video footage when the office attest …

DC DMV motion for reconsideration

Mark Rollins Traffic

DC DMV -New Motion for Reconsideration I must say the bureaucracy at the District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicle (DC DMV) can be ridiculous.   My firm has been representing individuals before this Administrative body for years.   However, they finally did something right.   On October 1, 2014 DC DMV changed the rules to  allow for a motion for reconsideration after …

Talking to police after being stopped for DUI

Talking to the police after a DUI

Mark Rollins DUI

 Talking to the police after a DUI So if you are pulled over for DUI and the officer ask “mam have you have been drinking tonight?”   First and foremost we do not advocate lying to the police officers. You should never do this.   Omission or reserving your right not to speak is not really lying. Remember, if the …

Ada Chan – Who am I besides a DC and Maryland lawyer?

Ada Chan Criminal Law

Attorney Ada Chan – Who am I besides a DC and Maryland Lawyer So who am?  Well I thought I would do a blog about it because sometimes a little blurb in the “about us” section of the website is just is so mechanical.  I am now a full time mother and resident of Charles County.  I love my community …

Is a DUI conviction expungable in the District of Columbia

Is a DUI Conviction Expungeable in DC

Mark Rollins DUI

Is a dui conviction expungeable in the District of Columbia? Rollins and Chan Law Firm You have questions we have answers Help Me CONTACT US TODAY Please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly. A DUI DC Conviction is not Expungeable in the District of Columbia Pursuant to District of Columbia law, Driving while intoxicated (dwi), …

Blood sample in a DUI case without consent

Mark Rollins DUI

Can the police take blood sample in a DUI case without consent? In McNeeley v. Missouri issued on April 13, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the police must obtain a warrant before a blood sample in a DUI case could be drawn. In McNeeley, a Missouri state trooper stopped Tyler McNeeley after he observed McNeeley’s trucked exceeded the …

Arrested for prostitution in DC

DUI lawyer Cost in DC and Maryland

Mark Rollins DUI

How much does a DUI lawyer cost in DC and Maryland? Rollins and Chan Law Firm LET US FIGHT FOR YOU Help Me CONTACT US TODAY Please fill out the form and we will get back to you shortly. How much does a DUI lawyer cost in DC and Maryland? Most lawyers do not put their legal fees online. The reason …

police stop in the District of Columbia

Ada Chan Resources - 4th Amendment

How to deal with police stopping you in the District of Columbia   I have sure you have seen it on TV or heard it a million times: “you have the right to remain silent.  Anything you say can and will be used against you….”  Yet, people still give up their rights.  In a routine traffic stop, the police stopped …