Hunt & Associates P.C.

Mar 6, 2017

Have You Had Anything to Drink Tonight? – Ask Me No Questions and I’ll Tell You No Lies

Police lightsPulled over by the police, watching the flashing red and blue lights in your rear view mirror, you look for your license, registration and proof of insurance. You roll your window down and the officer asks if you’ve been drinking.

What should you say?

The truth of course. Always the truth. Especially if the truth is that you haven’t been drinking.

But what if you have been drinking?

Before you answer, you might want to … Read more

Jan 10, 2017

Criminal Law and Wheelchairs: Be Careful Where You Roll

Motorized wheelchairMost of us wouldn’t think that hang gliders require the same regulation through rules and laws as airplanes and helicopters.  Most of us probably wouldn’t think that wheelchairs, even if motorized, should logically be governed by the plethora of traffic laws and rules applied to cars, buses and trucks driving down our streets and highways. After all, a wheelchair enables someone who can’t walk to achieve a personal mobility equivalent to walking.  A wheelchair does … Read more

Nov 29, 2016

There Are Different Rules for Cops

Drunk drivingEver wonder if police live by the same rules they claim to enforce?

In Minnesota, a sheriff’s deputy convicted of driving while intoxicated for the second time was just reinstated to his job after his second conviction for DUI and fourth alcohol related conviction.  Even though he must blow into a breathalyzer before starting his car to drive to and from work, once on the job he drives without any restriction whatsoever.  Of course, a … Read more