DUI Accident could lead to both Criminal Charges and a Civil Case

A DUI accident could lead to both criminal charges and a civil case.  Many may be aware that the penalties for even a first time DUI can be quite steep, including heavy fines, loss of a license, and even jail time. The punishments can be even harsher with multiple DUI arrests and … [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...]

Golden Gate Bridge DUI May Affect Suspect’s Career Dreams

Golden Gate Bridge DUI May Affect Suspect's Career Dreams. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that an accident involving driving under the influence (DUI) occurred on the Golden Gate Bridge in the early morning of December 2, 2014. At approximately 5:10 a.m., 22 … [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...]

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...]

A DUI Defense Lawyer Can Help You Avoid Jail Time

A recent case out of San Mateo, California demonstrates just how much a qualified DUI defense lawyer can help you in your DUI case. Arising out of an incident from last December, this case involved a south San Francisco man who avoided jail time after two very serious … [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...]

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...]

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