Can a DUI Conviction Affect My Professional Reputation?

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...]

FAQs Regarding California Drivers License Suspension

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...]

2013 California DUI Overview

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

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...]

Basic Field Sobriety Test Information

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

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...]

Forensic Lab Errors in Recent California DUI Cases

In DUI cases (driving under the influence), one of the main piece of evidence that a prosecutor may use against you can be a a blood test showing that your blood alcohol content (BAC) was over the legal limit.  In cases where a blood test is taken, Police employees take a blood … [Read more...]

Common Ways to Contest DUI Charges

What are some common ways to contest DUI charges? If you have been arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, the law enforcement officers and prosecutors have already made up their minds that you are guilty.  However, DUI defense attorneys … [Read more...]

California County to Monitor DUI Offenders

California county monitoring DUI offenders In a DUI blog post a few weeks ago we discussed the monitoring of DUI Statistics in California. States and municipalities each have different ways of keeping track of individuals who have previously been convicted of driving under the … [Read more...]

Warrantless Blood Draws Can Be Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court of the United States heard a case earlier this year regarding the constitutionality of warrantless blood draws under the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution.  Blood tests generally serve as the most concrete evidence that a person was driving … [Read more...]

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The information on this website should not be considered to be legal advice, nor construed to be the formation of any manner of attorney client relationship. Prior to taking any form of legal action, please consult with an attorney experienced in the appropriate area of law germane to your situation. Case results and any blogs, reviews, news or testimonials presented on www.duibecklaw.com or any of its related websites are germane to the facts present for each individual case and is not a promise of similar outcomes for any other cases. This website is not intended to solicit clients for matters outside of the State of California. by Attorney Daniel B. Beck