If you have been accused of DUI in Scottsboro, you don’t have to face it alone. Price, Flowers & Ward Law Firm will stand with you through each step of your case and fight to protect you from a DUI conviction.

Our firm has been representing clients charged with DUI in the Municipal Court of Scottsboro, Alabama for many years. Scottsboro Municipal Court DUI charges are somewhat different from DUI charges in Alabama’s State Courts. Scottsboro does not have its own specific DUI ordinance.  Instead it has an ordinance that makes it a crime against the City of Scottsboro to do any act that is a misdemeanor under Alabama state law. This ordinance applies to offenses committed within the city limits of Scottsboro, Alabama. (A copy of the entire ordinance can be found below)  When the Scottsboro City Police charge you with DUI, they usually charge you with violating this ordinance, not with violating the Alabama’s DUI law directly.

If you would like to know more about defending DUI charges in Scottsboro, Alabama, we would be happy to speak with you.  Contact Us Now.

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 Scottsboro’s Ordinances Making DUI Illegal

Ordinance No. 220

AN ORDINANCE PRESCRIBING CERTAIN OFFENSES AGAINST THE CITY OF SCOTTSBORO AND FIXING THE PUNISHMENT FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SCOTTSBORO, ALABAMA, AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1.  Any person or corporation committing an offense within the corporate limits of the City of Scottsboro, Alabama, or within the police jurisdiction thereof, which is declared by a law or laws of the State of Alabama now existing or hereafter enacted to be a misdemeanor, shall be guilty of an offense against the City of Scottsboro, Alabama.

Section 2.  Any person or corporation committing an offense within the corporate limits of the City of Scottsboro, Alabama, or within the police jurisdiction thereof, which is declared by a law or laws of the State of Alabama now existing or hereafter enacted to be an violation, shall be guilty of an offense against the City of Scottsboro, Alabama.

Section 3.  Any person or corporation committing an offense within the corporate limits of the City of Scottsboro, Alabama, or within the police jurisdiction thereof, an offense as defined by Section 13A-1-2 of the Alabama Criminal Code, which offense is not declared by a law or laws of the State of Alabama to be a felony, misdemeanor or violation, shall be guilty of an offense against the City of Scottsboro, Alabama.

Section 4.  Any person found to be in violation of Sections One (1), Two (2) or Three (3) of this ordinance shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than One Dollar ($1.00) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) and/or may be imprisoned or sentenced to hard labor for the city (town) for a period not exceeding six (6) months, at the discretion of the Court trying the case, unless otherwise provided by Section 5 of this ordinance.  Any corporation found to be in violation of Section (1), Two (2) or Three (3) of this ordinance shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than One Dollar ($1.00) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), at the discretion of the Court trying the case.

Section 5.  Any person found to be in violation of Section 32-5A-191, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended, shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) and/or may be imprisoned or sentenced to hard labor for not more than one year.

Section 6.  Any ordinance heretofore adopted by the City Council to the City of Scottsboro, Alabama, which is in conflict with this ordinance is hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict.

Section 7.  If any part, section or subdivision of this ordinance shall be held unconstitutional or invalid for any reason, such holding shall not be construed to invalidate or impair the remainder of this ordinance, which shall continue in full force and effect notwithstanding such holding.

Section 8.  This ordinance shall become effective on September 1, 1983.

 

If you are looking for a DUI attorney to defend against charges in Scottsboro City Court or a DUI in the Jackson County District Court, contact us today!

 

If you have been accused of DUI in Anniston, you don’t have to face it alone. Price and Flowers Law Firm will stand with you through each step of your case and fight to protect you from a DUI conviction.

Our firm has been representing clients charged with DUI in the Municipal Court of Anniston, Alabama for many years. Anniston Municipal Court DUI charges are somewhat different from DUI charges in Alabama’s State Courts.  Anniston does not have its own specific DUI ordinance.  Instead it has an ordinance that makes it a crime against the City of Anniston to do any act that is a misdemeanor under Alabama state law. This ordinance applies in Anniston’s city limits and police jurisdiction. (A copy of the entire ordinance can be found further down this page.)  When the Anniston City Police charge you with DUI, they usually charge you with violating this ordinance, not with violating the Alabama’s DUI law directly.    

If you would like to know more about defending DUI charges in Anniston, Alabama, we would be happy to speak with you.  Contact Us Now.

Anniston’s Ordinances Making DUI Illegal

ANNISTON, ALABAMA CODE OF ORDINANCES

Sec. 17.7. - State law relating to misdemeanors, violations and offenses (which offenses not declared to be felonies, misdemeanors or violations) adopted by reference.

(a)  Any person or corporation committing an offense within the corporate limits of the city, or within the police jurisdiction thereof, which is declared by a law or laws of the state now existing or hereafter enacted to be a misdemeanor, shall be guilty of an offense against the city.

(b)  Any person or corporation committing an offense within the corporate limits of the city, or within the police jurisdiction thereof, which is declared by a law or laws of the state now existing or hereafter enacted to be a violation, shall be guilty of an offense against the city.

(c)  Any person or corporation committing within the corporate limits of the city, or within the police jurisdiction thereof, an offense as defined by Section 13A-1-2 of the Alabama Criminal Code, which offense is not declared by a law or laws of the state now existing or hereafter enacted to be a felony, misdemeanor or violation, shall be guilty of an offense against the city.

(d)  Any person found to be in violation of subsection (a), (b) or (c) of this section shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than one dollar ($1.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) and/or may be imprisoned or sentenced to hard labor for the city for a period not exceeding six (6) months, at the discretion of the court trying the case, unless otherwise provided by subsection (e) of this section. Any corporation found to be in violation of subsection (a), (b) or (c) of this section shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than one dollar ($1.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), at the discretion of the court trying the case.

(e)  Any person found to be in violation of Section 32-5A-191, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended, shall upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) and/or may be imprisoned or sentenced to hard labor for not more than one (1) year.

(Ord. No. 80-O-1, §§ 1—4; Ord. No. 83-O-35, §§ 1—5, 10-25-83)

If you are looking for a DUI attorney to defend against charges in Anniston City Court or a DUI in the Calhoun County District Court, contact us today!

 

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