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Social media use and DUIs

On Behalf of | Aug 30, 2022 | criminal defense

If you get charged with a DUI you may feel overwhelmed. There can be lots of things to think about and take care of.

Additionally, living in the age of the internet can add some new considerations. If you get charged with a DUI, you may need to take some time to consider how you use social media.

Privacy is important

Your privacy is always important, but it can be even more so after you get charged with a DUI. What you may not realize is that anything you say can get used against you in court. This does not only apply to things that you say verbally, but also to posts that you make or messages that you send. Even comments that you do not think would cause an issue could lead to trouble in court.

Tips for social media use after a DUI

One of the best ways to protect yourself after a DUI is to avoid posting anything on social media altogether. While you may feel the need to vent or share information on social media, it could have a negative impact on your case. Additionally, it could be difficult to predict the types of posts that could cause problems. For this reason, it is best to avoid posting anything after you get been charged with a DUI.

Being charged with a  DUI can be stressful and confusing. You may not know how to proceed. However, by making sure that you protect yourself and your privacy you can help prevent any unnecessary issues.