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...]

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...]

Super Bowl Sunday DUI – Sonoma County

Super Bowl Sunday DUI. Sonoma County law enforcement agencies target drunk drivers on Superbowl Sunday. Hundreds of millions of Americans recently watched the Super Bowl, with ratings company Nielsen indicating that nearly half of households in the 56 largest media markets … [Read more...]

Mother Arrested for DUI After Child Dies in California Crash

A mother was arrested for DUI as a tragic scene unfolded on August 14, 2014 in Ventura County, California, when a Ford Mustang ran off the road and slammed into a tree. Three passengers were taken to the hospital with injuries, including fractures, broken arms, and facial … [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...]

Jail Time Credits for DUI Offenders

Jail time credits for DUI offenders. DUI laws are constantly in flux.  Lawmakers at the state level are frequently working on various tweaks related to rules affecting those charged with drunk driving.  In most cases those changes relate to the severity of punishments and the … [Read more...]

DUI Court Sting Operation Results Announced by Santa Rosa and Petaluma Police Departments

Some suspected DUI drivers who were either unlicensed drivers or had previously had their driver's license suspended or revoked were the focus of a sting today at the Sonoma County Courthouse. According to the Santa Rosa Police Department, officers from both the Santa Rosa and … [Read more...]

Santa Rosa DUI Checkpoints Saturday March 16th

There will be a Santa Rosa DUI Checkpoint this Saturday. St. Patrick's Day With St Patrick's day rapidly approaching, the Santa Rosa Police Department is gearing up to help insure for as safe a weekend as possible. According to this press release, the Santa Rosa Police … [Read more...]

First Sonoma County DUI Fatality of 2013 Near Sebastopol

A Sonoma County DUI fatality has ended two years of extremely low Sonoma County DUI fatality statistics. It is the first such tragedy in Sonoma County and only six weeks into the new year. A Santa Rosa man crashed his fiancée’s SUV into an embankment north of Sebastopol. The … [Read more...]

Super Bowl Sunday DUI Arrests

According to this Press Democrat Road Warrior Blog Article, On average, the CHP made nearly 450 Super Bowl Sunday DUI arrests on each of the Super Bowl Sundays for the last three years. Last year In Sonoma County, 14 people were arrested on Super Bowl Sunday for DUI and … [Read more...]

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