California DUI Attorney

Santa Rosa Uses Undercover Police Sting to Pursue Arrests

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In March 2014, the Petaluma and Santa Rosa police enacted an undercover police sting operation centered in the Sonoma County Courthouse that was sponsored by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Officers … [Read more...]

FAQs Regarding California Drivers License Suspension

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A drivers license suspension limits your freedom and may even cause you to lose your job if the job requires a license or a clean driving record. If you are arrested or charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, you may face several different potential … [Read more...]

Multiple DUI Convictions Carry Serious Consequences for Californians

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Multiple DUI convictions? Any person charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs in the state of California may face serious consequences. A DUI conviction may mean costly fines, probation, court-ordered substance abuse treatment, suspension or revocation … [Read more...]

Recent Focus on Female DUI Arrests

Woman Drinking

In the United States, men are arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol significantly more often than women. However, recent statistics and research show that the incidence of female DUIs has been steadily increasing over the years. For example, … [Read more...]

Amanda Bynes Reaches Plea Deal, Avoids DUI Charges

Amanda Bynes

If you are facing DUI charges for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, you have several options, which an experienced DUI attorney can explain to you. First, you can fight the charges and go to trial. If you win at trial, your charges are dismissed and you walk … [Read more...]

2013 California DUI Overview

2013 Calendar

Why a California DUI overview of 2013? In the beginning of the new year, it is always good to look back at the stories that made headlines in the previous year. Unfortunately, a large amount of those stories involve people who were arrested, charged, or convicted for driving … [Read more...]

California Police Expand Suspicion of DUI Focus in the New Year

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When police pull someone over for suspicion of dui and suspect that person is driving under the influence of alcohol, they often use a breathalyzer test to check the driver’s blood alcohol content (BAC).  A breathalyzer result of .08% or more will be used against the driver in … [Read more...]

California Man Faces Possible Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

Behind Bars

Vehicular manslaughter charges may be pending for an as of yet unidentified 33 year-old driver in a 1999 Ford Taurus who caused a seven-car chain reaction crash on Ventura Boulevard December 16th 2013.  One of the drivers involved, 64 year-old Cynthia Kirk of Los Angeles, died on … [Read more...]

Basic Field Sobriety Test Information

Sobriety Test

When a person is under suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI), the investigating officer will often conduct the Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST). The SFST is actually a battery of three separate tests, designed to determine whether a person is … [Read more...]

DUI Enforcement Increases over Holidays

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Ongoing DUI enforcement efforts have led over this past year the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to team up with state law enforcement agencies to enact the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign across the United States.  Over Labor Day weekend, law enforcement … [Read more...]

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