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About Teresa DiNardi

Teresa is a partner in Ruane Attorneys and known as Connecticut's "Lady DUI" for her aggressive DUI defense. She gives FREE consultations for new clients and can put her legal skills to work for you today. Call 888-Lady-DUI for your free appointment today!

Drug DUI Penalties

If you have been charged with a drug DUI as opposed to an alcohol-based DUI, there are some aspects of your situation and case that will differ from a traditional DUI. This is particularly the case in terms of evidence against you and proving that you were under the influence of an illegal substance. However, [...]

By |2018-07-17T16:06:48+00:00August 28th, 2018|Drug DUI|

Drug DUI and Minors

Getting charged with a drug DUI can have consequences that a standard, alcohol DUI does not. The situation becomes even more complex if it is a minor being charged with a drug DUI. On this page, I will discuss some of the important factors to consider if you are a minor charged with a drug [...]

By |2018-07-17T15:11:36+00:00August 21st, 2018|Drug DUI|

DUI and Additional Charges

One of the issues that you might face if charged with a drug DUI is the presence of other charges along with the DUI. This is because many drugs are illegal substances. If you are pulled over for driving under the influence of alcohol, and you have a case of beer in the car, the [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:45:04+00:00August 14th, 2018|Drug DUI|

Types of Drug DUI: Prescription Pill DUI

Many different types of drugs can impact the way that you drive. This includes over-the-counter medication or a type of prescription pill. While taking these kinds of medication is not illegal, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of them might be. If you are confused by a DUI charge related to prescription pills, [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:08:01+00:00August 7th, 2018|Drug DUI|

Types of Drug DUI: Marijuana DUI

Not all DUIs are issued as a result of driving under the influence of alcohol. DUIs refer to driving under the influence of any drug. If you are accused of driving under the influence of marijuana, your situation will differ in some ways from a DUI related to alcohol. On this page, I will discuss [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:07:52+00:00August 1st, 2018|Drug DUI|

Drug DUI Defenses

When a person is charged with a DUI, they have the right to defend themselves in court. Each situation is different, and therefore, the defense that works for one person might not work for you. If you have been charged with a drug DUI, your defenses will differ from those of someone charged with driving [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:07:45+00:00July 25th, 2018|Drug DUI|

Drug Tests at the Station

As I mentioned in another post, drug testing generally occurs if you are pulled over and suspected of a DUI. Some drug tests are administered when you are pulled over. For example, this is oftentimes the case with the breathalyzer test and it is also the case for standardized field sobriety tests. If you are [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:07:39+00:00July 18th, 2018|Drug DUI|

Drug Tests at the Field

If you are charged with a DUI, there is certain testing that will be done to determine your level of sobriety. Common tests are related to alcohol, since driving under the influence is commonly charged in conjunction with alcohol. However, this is not always the case. It is also possible to be charged with a [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:07:32+00:00July 10th, 2018|Drug DUI|

Connecticut Drug DUI vs. Alcohol DUI

Facing a DUI in Connecticut can be an overwhelming process. You will likely find a lot of information about DUIs online, but most of this information pertains to driving under the influence of alcohol. However, Connecticut statute defines driving under the influence as pertaining to alcohol or drugs. If you are charged with a drug [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:07:25+00:00July 5th, 2018|Drug DUI|