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...]

Rash of Suspected Drunk Driving Crashes in California

Reports of suspected drunk driving crashes have been in the news in California  these past few weeks. The news  has been full of headlines reporting accidents that authorities suspected involved a person who was driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. Almost every accident … [Read more...]

What Is A No Refusal DUI Blood Test?

No refusal DUI blood tests? Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you have certainly been exposed to information explaining the dangers associated with drinking and driving. In the past few decades, drunk driving enforcement has become much more aggressive and the associated … [Read more...]

Santa Rosa Uses Undercover Police Sting to Pursue Arrests

In March 2014, the Petaluma and Santa Rosa police enacted an undercover police sting operation centered in the Sonoma County Courthouse that was sponsored by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Officers … [Read more...]

Amanda Bynes Reaches Plea Deal, Avoids DUI Charges

If you are facing DUI charges for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, you have several options, which an experienced DUI attorney can explain to you. First, you can fight the charges and go to trial. If you win at trial, your charges are dismissed and you walk … [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 Man Faces Possible Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

Vehicular manslaughter charges may be pending for an as of yet unidentified 33 year-old driver in a 1999 Ford Taurus who caused a seven-car chain reaction crash on Ventura Boulevard December 16th 2013.  One of the drivers involved, 64 year-old Cynthia Kirk of Los Angeles, died on … [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...]

Anyone can be Arrested for DUI

Do you think you won't be arrested for DUI? Driving under the influence of alcohol is against the law, however millions of people still choose to operate a motor vehicle after having too much to drink every day in the United States.  People often continually drink too much and … [Read more...]

How the Motion to Suppress Can Help Your DUI Case

The motion to suppress is a useful tool for a DUI defendant in Lake, Mendocino and/or Sonoma County. Originating from the “fruit of the poisonous tree” doctrine, the motion to suppress is designed to deter law enforcement officials from violating the constitutional rights of … [Read more...]

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