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California Lawmaker Calls for Expansion of Ignition Interlock Device Program

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California lawmaker calls for expansion of ignition interlock device program. There are serious consequences for violating California’s statute for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In addition to significant fines and potential jail time, offenders may also be … [Read more...]

Rose Bowl Attendee Facing DUI Charges After Taking Golf Cart Ride on The Freeway

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Facing DUI Charges A Rose Bowl Attendee is facing DUI charges after taking a golf cart on the freeway. Most people are aware of the fact that driving your car or truck while under the influence of alcohol can result in a conviction under California’s driving under the influence … [Read more...]

I Just Got My First DUI – Santa Rosa DUI Attorney Blog

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I just got my first DUI. You may know someone who has faced charges of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol.  Depending how close you are to that person, a DUI happening to other people may or may not seem to be a huge deal. Our years of experience as DUI attorneys have … [Read more...]

Celebrity DUI Arrest – Olympic Athlete Michael Phelps

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Michael Phelps Suspended from Swimming for Six Months Celebrity DUI arrest. 29 year-old Michael Phelps is an American competitive swimmer and the most decorated Olympic Athlete of all time. Though he retired after the 2012 summer games, Phelps announced his intentions to return … [Read more...]

California laws regarding DUI and drivers under the age of 21

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California laws regarding dui and drivers under the age of 21. In late September of 2014, officers placed a 16 year-old under arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and several other offenses. The teen allegedly stole a vehicle from a family member … [Read more...]

Multiple DUI Convictions Can Lead to Prison Time

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The penalties for multiple DUI convictions (driving under the influence) in California can be severe, and can include probation, fines, and even jail. California law considers DUI a “priorable” offense. This means the penalties can become substantially more severe if you have … [Read more...]

Can a DUI Conviction Affect My Professional Reputation?

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Can a DUI conviction affect my professional reputation? Two senior ranking San Francisco Coast Guard officers are facing driving under the influence of alcohol charges (DUI). The first officer, Chief Petty Officer Warren Weatherford, is in charge of managing a navigation team … [Read more...]

I Was Under the Legal Limit For DUI and Still Got One?

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I was under the legal limit for DUI and still got one? Most people who drive in California are aware it is illegal to drive while under the influence of alcohol, and that the “legal limit” for a driver’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08 percent. Many people are surprised … [Read more...]

Reasons Why an Alcohol Breath Test May Be Inaccurate

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In many DUI cases, a prosecutor will attempt to use the results of an alcohol breath test as concrete evidence that your blood alcohol content (BAC) was over the legal limit of 0.08 percent. Many people facing DUI charges may believe that alcohol breath test results will be … [Read more...]

A DUI Defense Lawyer Can Help You Avoid Jail Time

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A recent case out of San Mateo, California demonstrates just how much a qualified DUI defense lawyer can help you in your DUI case. Arising out of an incident from last December, this case involved a south San Francisco man who avoided jail time after two very serious … [Read more...]

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