Pleading Not Guilty to DUI Charges

Santa Rosa DUI Attorney Blog. Pleading not guilty to DUI charges. Many people facing DUI charges believe they have no option but to plead guilty to a DUI and face the consequences. However, there are many ways to show your innocence in a DUI case and an experienced DUI defense … [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...]

Common California DUI Defenses

Sonoma County DUI attorney blog. Common California DUI defenses. Following an arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), many people feel helpless. They believe that the police officers and the prosecutors have already made the decision that they are guilty and, … [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 Was Under the Legal Limit For DUI and Still Got One?

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

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...]

Can a Laser Give Me a DUI?

Can a laser give me a DUI? Someday, perhaps. A new remote sensing device uses lasers to detect the presence of alcohol vapor in a moving vehicle. In the future, law enforcement officers could use potentially use this device to “pre-screen” cars that they want to stop for … [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...]

Will Federal Incentives Lead to Tougher California DUI Laws?

Most local community members in Sonoma County, Mendocino County and Lake County assume that laws affecting them related to DUI stem from the California government.  After all, issues like safe driving laws are always the domain of state governments, and rules about penalties for … [Read more...]

DUI Arrest Blood Draw Ruling by Supreme Court

On April 17, 2013, the United States Supreme Court ruled on the issue of DUI arrest blood draw. They ruled that the loss of evidence accompanying the natural metabolization of alcohol in the bloodstream does not automatically create an emergency which justifies an exception to … [Read more...]

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