Understanding the California DUI Process: Part II – Arrest at a Checkpoint

The California DUI process - Arrest at Checkpoint. Many DUI arrests occur at traffic stops. If an officer stops you for suspicion of DUI, he will ask you to take a breathalyzer test. This test measures Blood Alcohol Content (BAC), which is the ratio of alcohol per milliliter of … [Read more...]

Understanding the California DUI Process: Part 1 – The Arrest

Actually, the California DUI process sometimes starts with statements like “It’ll never happen to me.” “I’m responsible.” “I don’t take chances.” Statements like these are commonly elicited by people of all kinds when confronted by the topic of DUI. The statistics say otherwise, … [Read more...]

California DUI, Traffic Stop, and Your Rights

For many of us, the only interaction we will have with law enforcement is during a routine traffic stop. When you are engaged with the police during a traffic stop it is important to know your Fourth Amendment Right which prevents the unlawful search and seizure of your property … [Read more...]

What Do I Say When I Have Been Arrested for DUI?

When you have been arrested for DUI, it is likely that you are impaired. With that impairment comes impaired judgement. This can lead to your saying things to law enforcement that you may regret. However, if you have been arrested for DUI and you believe you are under the legal … [Read more...]

Holiday DUI And Sonoma County

Don't become a Sonoma County holiday DUI Statistic. The holidays are a wonderful time for celebration and family, but drinking and driving can turn a wonderful time into something dangerous. Not only are the holidays a time when many of us drink with family and friends, but many … [Read more...]

Do I Need a DUI Attorney?

Santa Rosa DUI Lawyer Blog. Do I need a DUI Attorney? If you get arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, one of your first questions will likely be whether you should hire an attorney to help with your case. While the law allows every person the right … [Read more...]

California Lawmaker Calls for Expansion of Ignition Interlock Device Program

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...]

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

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...]

California laws regarding DUI and drivers under the age of 21

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

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...]

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