Monthly Archives: July 2007

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE BOARD CERTIFIED IN DUI DEFENSE? by Charles L. Sifers

The American Bar Association has recognized DUI Defense as a specialization area or field of law. Lawyers in the United States who have attained Board Certified in DUI Defense are truly the TOP lawyers in this field. Less than 40 … Continue reading

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The Government should be afraid of the People by Charles L. Sifers

The main character, “V”, a mysterious fellow who wears a mask throughout this futurist movie entitled “V for Vendetta”, delivered a line that went:   “The people should not be afraid of the government.  The government should be afraid of the people.”  … Continue reading

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“How Can You Defend Guilty People?” by Charles L. Sifers

You cannot imgane in the course of my legal career, the number of times that I have had someone ask me “How can you sleep at night, defending people to cause so many problems on the streets and roads of … Continue reading

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Aggravated DUI in Oklahoma by Charles L. Sifers

What is an “AGGRAVATED DUI” in this State? An aggravated DUI is a DUI case where the person arrested had a chemical test result of .15% or greater on either a breath or blood test. The statutory authority for this … Continue reading

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An Update to the new “Toy” by Charles L. Sifers

An update to yesterday’s post about the testing system called the TruTech 1100: I have discovered that the company that makes the TruTech 1100 system is based in Albuquerque.  It appears that the Sheriff’s Office there is field testing this device … Continue reading

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A New Testing “Toy” is coming . . . .

A new “toy” is coming that tests alcohol in the human body. It is called “non-invasive” because it does not use any body sample (blood, breath, urine, etc).  This new toy is called the TruTech 1100. See it at http://www.trutouchtechnologies.com/?2efeee60. … Continue reading

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Driver’s License Law Change

For as long as I can remember (which is a while), the “look-back” period that the Department of Public Safety use to enhance the revocation of a person’s license for a failed or refuesed breath or blood test was five … Continue reading

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The Longer you Blow, the Higher the Test Result, by Charles Sifers

In our State, the cops will require a person taking a test to “blow harder” and as long as the person can. This causes any breath test read to be FALSELY elevated and NOT the true reflection of a alcohol … Continue reading

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HERE’S SOME RADICAL INFORMATION: IT’S NOT ILLEGAL TO DRIVE AFTER DRINKING! By Charles L. Sifers

That’s right. Now, I know that might seem a bit shocking, considering ALL the media hype against drunk driving, but it is VERY TRUE. In Oklahoma, it is NOT illegal to drink and drive. It is illegal to drive while … Continue reading

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Why I do what I do….. by: C. Jeffrey Sifers

I had conversation with my wife this afternoon about why I do what I do for a living. Have I fielded the questions of “You defend drunk drivers? How do you sleep at night?” My answer: Very well, thank you … Continue reading

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