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...]

DUI Leads to Vehicular Manslaughter

A woman with a long DUI history and run-ins with the law now faces murder charges after she allegedly drove drunk and crashed into a pedestrian, then drove another two miles with the man stuck in the windshield of her SUV, the  reported. Phillip Moreno was crossing Torrance … [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...]

Tourism and drunk driving in wine country – expert provides sobering news

As states continue to explore and pursue new and creative ways to increase tourism revenue, and increasingly look to wineries as tourism resource, a spokesman for the State of California provided some sobering news about tourism and drunk driving in wine country: namely, that a … [Read more...]

Santa Rosa Special Traffic Enforcement Area

There will be a Santa Rosa Special Traffic Enforcement Area the week of October 15th through October 21st. This particular Special Traffic Enforcement Area will be on Mendocino Avenue at Silva Avenue. According to a community bulletin by the Santa Rosa Police Department, Santa … [Read more...]

Arrested for a DUI Celebrity Chef Strikes Plea Deal

A celebrity chef, arrested for a DUI, struck a plea bargain with Santa Barbara County prosecutors to resolve her recent  DUI arrest, which arose following an accident in which the chef crashed her SUV. In June of this year, TV chef Cat Cora, one of the stars of Food Network's … [Read more...]

Common Concerns About Your License After a Santa Rosa DUI

Many people are concerned about the status of their driver’s license after being arrested for a DUI. Our Santa Rosa DUI attorneys know that being arrested for a DUI can be a stressful process, and we are here to guide you through this situation. California has an “Admin Per … [Read more...]

Santa Rosa Police Department DUI Crackdown

Thursday June 28, 2012 the Santa Rosa Police Department will deploy extra officers to patrol areas of Santa Rosa known to have high incidents of motorcycle accidents.  The Santa Rosa Police Department will also target areas known to be frequented by motorcyclists.  The police … [Read more...]

What Happens After a DUI Conviction? Information on California DUI Programs

A DUI conviction can be very stressful. Court costs, penalties, restrictions on your license, and other complications can make this time very difficult. In California, DUI is handled very seriously and most defendants will be required to attend a DUI program as a condition of … [Read more...]

Apps and Services to get You Home Safely

Driving under the influence of alcohol can be both costly and deadly. In California, thousands of residents are injured or killed each year as a result of drunk driving, and hundreds more are charged with a California DUI. Our Santa Rosa DUI attorneys understand that mistakes … [Read more...]


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