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...]

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...]

A Gun Violence Restraining Order Bill May Affect California DUI Offenders

A “gun violence restraining order” bill pushing for stricter gun control measures was recently proposed by state Assemblyman Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara) and Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) following the latest California mass shooting episode. In late May, 22 … [Read more...]

DUI Can Lead to Vehicular Manslaughter and Other Charges

Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs could lead to vehicular manslaughter and other charges. Driving under the influence  is against the law in California, as well as across the entire United States. People who are arrested and charged for suspected DUI may face … [Read more...]

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana in California

  Driving under the influence of marijuana is not what most people think of when they think of driving under the influence (DUI) and drinking and driving. However, DUI also applies to driving while under the influence of marijuana under Vehicle Code 23152(e) VC. DUI … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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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