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Our Practice

Mr. Dominick is an experienced and innovative lawyer who brings a whole universe of experience and knowledge to each case. He understands that the world is constantly changing and you may be confronted by a confusing array of laws,  regulations, questions, and occasional disputes. Check out his areas of expertise and call with your legal questions today.

Criminal Defense

This is what a former federal prosecutor said about Mr. Dominick:

“Mr. Dominick is one of the finest attorneys in this state.  He has one of the best win records at trial of any defense attorney I know.  He is extremely thorough.  He’s extremely good at trial.”

If you are accused of criminal conduct it is important that you contact an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately.  As a former prosecutor and current defense attorney, Mr. Dominick has tried over 60 jury trials and over 300 court trials.  Mr. Dominick has defended cases in all areas of criminal law from infractions to misdemeanors to complex felonies.  Mr. Dominick represents clients in both State and Federal Courts and is also a federal defender in complex criminal conspiracy drug and other types of cases.

Please do not wait until you are scheduled for a preliminary hearing, blood alcohol content (BAC) hearing, or another proceeding has occurred before hiring a private criminal defense attorney.  If you do hire a criminal defense attorney, hire one who is rated “AV” preeminent (the highest rating possible) by confidential reviews of lawyers and judges (Martindale-Hubbell).

If you are accused of a crime please do not talk to anyone before you consult with your attorney.

If you are charged with a  DUI, here are the penalties you are facing:

First Time DUI Penalty in Idaho:

  • Misdemeanor Charge

  • Up to 6 months in jail

  • Up to $1,000 fine

  • 30 day absolute driver’s license suspension plus an additional suspension of between 60-150 days where the defendant may apply for restricted driving privileges

  • Alcohol evaluation

  • Victim’s panel

If you are charged with a DUI because you had a blood alcohol level of .04 or greater and you had drugs or other intoxicating substances in your system and you were operating a commercial vehicle, in addition to the above penalties, you will also have your commercial driver’s license suspended for 1 year.  There is no provision in the Idaho Code allowing for a restricted commercial driver’s license.

Second Time DUI Penalty in Idaho – Within 10 years of the first charge:

  • Misdemeanor Charge

  • Up to 1 year in jail

  • Up to $2,000 fine

  • 1 year absolute driver’s license suspension beginning after release from incarceration

  • May only drive an automobile with a functioning ignition interlock device for the term of probation

  • Alcohol evaluation

  • Victim’s panel

In addition, if you were driving a commercial vehicle with the above stated criteria, you will lose your commercial driver’s license for 1 year plus a time prescribed by 49 CFR part 383.

Third Time DUI Penalty in Idaho – Within 10 years of the second charge:

  • Felony Charge

  • Up to 10 years in the state penitentiary

  • Up to $5,000 fine

  • May only drive an automobile with a functioning ignition interlock device for the term of probation

  • Up to 5 year absolute driver’s license suspension beginning after release from incarceration

  • Alcohol evaluation

  • Victim’s panel

The above noted restrictions apply for those driving a commercial vehicle at the time of the DUI charge.

Excessive DUI Penalty in Idaho – First Offense:

  • Misdemeanor Charge

  • Up to 1 year in jail with a mandatory minimum of 10 days

  • Up to $2,000 fine

  • Mandatory 1 year absolute license suspension beginning upon release from incarceration

  • Alcohol evaluation

  • Victim’s panel

Excessive DUI Penalty in Idaho – Second or greater offense within 5 years

  • Felony Charge

  • Up to 5 years in the state penitentiary with a mandatory minimum of 30 days incarceration in jail

  • Up to $5,000 fine

  • Up to 5 year absolute license suspension with 1 year mandatory absolute license suspension

  • May only drive an automobile with a functioning ignition interlock device for the term of probation

  • Alcohol evaluation

  • Victim’s panel

An excessive DUI is defined as having a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .20 or greater.

An experienced Boise DUI lawyer can help you understand these penalties and the consequences of a DUI conviction.

Divorce & Child Custody

Going through a divorce and child custody fight can be extremely exhausting, both mentally and financially. Child custody, child support, and property division issues can be extremely complex. If you find yourself in a divorce proceeding, please contact an experienced attorney to handle your case.
Child support is calculated pursuant to the Idaho Child Support Guidelines.  The Guidelines take into account the gross income of the parties and then apply a dollar figure for child support.  The parent having primary custody will receive child support based on the Guidelines amount which is then adjusted for health insurance premiums, child tax dependency exemptions, and in some cases child care costs.
Mr. Dominick is rated “AV” preeminent (the highest rating possible) as determined by confidential reviews of lawyers and judges (Martindale-Hubbell) and has tried many jury and court trials. He represents numerous clients in family law matters and will help you protect your rights and the rights of your children.

Wills & Estates

Many people are reluctant to address end of life issues.  However, preparing a will and living will should help prevent emotionally charged issues from arising.  Youare in experienced, capable hands with Mr. Dominick, who has substantial legal experience with wills, guardianships, conservatorships and probate matters.  Mr. Dominick is rated “AV” preeminent (the highest rating) by confidential reviews of lawyers and judges (Martindale-Hubbell).

Accidents and Injuries

If you are in an accident through no fault of your own, it is important that you contact an experienced personal injury attorney immediately.  Mr. Dominick has extensive experience in personal injury matters and is rated “AV” preeminent (the highest rating) by confidential reviews of lawyers and judges (Martindale-Hubbell).
If you are in a personal injury accident it is very important that you document the accident.  Take photos, obtain necessary medical care, and contact your personal injury attorney. Mr. Dominick’s firm handles personal injury matters on a contingency fee basis in most cases. That means that if Mr. Dominick does not recover for you there will be no fee for his services.

Business

Mr. Dominick represents many small or medium sized corporations. If you are a small corporation or LLC, please contact Mr. Dominick for your legal needs.  Mr. Dominick is rated “AV” preeminent (the highest rating) by confidential reviews of lawyers and judges (Martindale-Hubbell).

Real Estate

Mr. Dominick is a real estate investor and has handled numerous real estate matters. He has drafted leases, lease purchase agreements, real estate contracts and other real estate documents. If you need a real estate attorney, please contact someone who owns real estate and invests in real estate. Mr. Dominick is that attorney.  Mr. Dominick is rated “AV” preeminent (the highest rating) by confidential reviews of lawyers and judges (Martindale-Hubbell).

Water & Environmental Law

Mr. Dominick earned a Master of Laws degree in Environmental and Water Law from George Washington University’s National Law Center located in Washington, D.C. He has handled numerous water law cases in front of the Snake River Basin Adjudication and he is an extremely experienced environmental law attorney. Mr. Dominick was responsible for drafting the City of Meridian’s waste water treatment ordinance.  Mr. Dominick is rated “AV” preeminent (the highest rating) by confidential reviews of lawyers and judges (Martindale-Hubbell).

 

Get in Touch

Should you be arriving by car, we offer a parking lot (behind building off 5th) with parking for our clients, and on-street parking.

500 W Bannock St, Boise, ID 83702, USA

(208) 336-2844

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