Idaho Criminal Defense and DUI Defense Blog

Welcome to the Schofield and Young blog!

Below you will find posts that cover a wide variety of topics centered around Idaho Criminal Defense, including:

  • Criminal Defense Strategies
  • Idaho DUI Defense Topics and DUI Laws
  • Answers to Common Questions
  • Advice For Criminal Defendants and Their Families
  • Boise (Ada County) Specific Criminal Defense Issues
  • Idaho Law and Any Changes
  • Idaho Supreme Court Decisions
  • High Profile Idaho Criminal Cases 
  • Firm Case Results
  • Observations Made By Our Attorneys
  • And Anything Else We Think Might Be Important To The Idaho Community

If you are looking for information and can't seem to find it here, contact us! We would be happy to answer whatever questions we can. 

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Trial Win in Ada County!

Posted by William Young | Sep 20, 2023 | 0 Comments

Last week Will Young went to battle for one of our clients - and won! Nearly a year of work representing our client on a charge of Misdemeanor Reckless Driving culminated in a one day trial. By the end of the day our client received a long awaited verdict: not guilty. This was a hard fought case ...

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Punishments for Reckless and Inattentive Driving

Posted by Christi Schofield | Jul 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Reckless driving is a misdemeanor, not an infraction. Any person can be cited for reckless driving for: (1) driving carelessly or without undue caution and at a speed or in a manner likely to endanger any person or property or (2) passing when there is a line in his or her lane indicating a sight distance restriction (i.e., a double line indicating no passing). See Idaho Code 49-1401(1).

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Idaho Mandatory Minimums For Drug Offenses

Posted by William Young | May 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Mandatory Minimum Penalties For Drug Offenses In Idaho Several Idaho drug offenses carry mandatory minimum punishments. This means that the judge must send the defendant to prison for at least the minimum sentence - no possibility of probation or a rider. Trafficking is considered the most serio...

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