May 31, 2017

Can the Police Search My Car?

NH Unreasonable Searches – Often, when police stop a motor vehicle at night, they ask the driver to consent to a search of the car.  Under the 4th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, you have a right to be free …

Mar 30, 2017

Do’s And Don’ts if Stopped By Police

Do’s And Don’ts if Stopped By Police Police Officers and State Troopers can pull you over for a variety of reasons, ranging from equipment failure (broken headlight) to speeding, to erratic driving. Almost everyone gets pulled over sooner or later. How …

Jun 02, 2015

8 Tips on Avoiding a DUI/DWI During the Summer Months

Summer has finally arrived. Barbeques, beach outings, and social get-togethers will soon consume your weekends and evenings. The summer also marks what has been coined by the National Safety Council (“NSC”) as the “100 deadly days” for traffic accidents. Between …

Apr 17, 2013

Supreme Court Strikes Down Warrantless Blood Tests in DWI Cases

By Richard J. Lehmann – Concord NH Criminal Lawyer The United State Supreme Court issued a decision that could limit the power of law enforcement officers to investigate and prosecute DWI cases in New Hampshire. The decision of Missouri v. …

Mar 14, 2013

New Dui Law Makes Penalties Even Tougher

By Richard J. Lehmann – New Hampshire Criminal Lawyer New Hampshire has once again updated its DUI laws, once again increasing the burden faced by people convicted of this offense. Prior to the new law going into effect, people convicted …

Mar 25, 2011

ALCOHOL IS A LEADING CAUSE OF BOATING ACCIDENTS – (PART II)

Thousands of New Hampshire residents and visitors enjoy boating each season on our lakes and ponds. There are several leading causes of boating accidents, including alcohol. New Hampshire law prohibits a person from operating a boat under the influence of …

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