Archives for July 2013

DUI Defense of Sleepdriving Caused by Alcohol and Ambien

Can alcohol and Ambien actually be a DUI defense? In a recent case titled People v. Mathson, the Court considered a fact pattern involving a DUI defendant who, under the influence of a prescription drug, Ambien (also known as zolpidem), engaged in a complex automatic behavior … [Read more...]

Man Convicted of 9 DUIs Receives Nine-Year Prison Term

Nine DUIs gets nine years in prison. According to a  news release from the Sonoma County District Attorney's office every subsequent DUI conviction can increase your risk of suffering incarceration for a significant time period.  The district attorney can add enhancements to the … [Read more...]

After Being Charged with DUI, What Happens When I’m Released from Jail?

A local news article indicates that a woman was arrested and charged with DUI after crashing into a Santa Rosa house.  The woman, Angela Marie Angerman, 33, also known as Angela Paetz, was released from jail at about 1 p.m. on Thursday June 20th.  According to police, … [Read more...]

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