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It's the Summer of DUI

If you happen to live in South Orange County, California or nearby, you’re well-aware of the fact that the whole tone changes during the summer. The beaches become crowded with tourists, the ...
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6 Surprising Facts About DUI

If you were recently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County or anywhere else in California, you may soon discover some surprising facts about DUI that you were not aware of. ...
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What Factors Affect a DUI Case?

In California, driving under the influence (DUI) is considered a “wobbler offense,” which means it can be prosecuted as a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the facts of the case. If ...
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Can a DUI Case Be Extended Due to Pregnancy?

Driving under the influence ( DUI ) cases can take some time to conclude. Sometimes the DA doesn’t even file charges until it’s been almost a year since the DUI arrest. So, considering the ...
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Alcoholism in Law Enforcement

We all experience stress in life; sometimes when we’ve had a bad day, we drink a beer or have a glass of wine to take the edge off. In reality, having a client yell at us, getting into an ...
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First DUI in Orange County

Were you recently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol in Orange County? If so, and this was your first DUI offense, surely, you’ll be curious about the penalties ...
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What is SR-22 for DUI?

If you are convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, California or anywhere else in the Sunshine State, you’ll be required to obtain an SR-22 form. What is this document? ...
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Can a DUI Affect Security Clearance Applications?

According to the U.S. Department of State, security clearances are only granted to those who have passed a background investigation. The background check must determine that the individual’s ...
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Can I Drink Alcohol While on DUI Probation?

Suppose you were convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, or someplace else in California. Now, you want to grab an Uber or Lyft and go out for a night on the town with your ...
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License Suspensions for California DUI

As a licensed driver in Orange County, California, you’re probably well-aware of the fact that a conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) would lead to fines, possible jail time, AA ...
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Declining to File Charges for a DUI

If you were arrested for driving under the influence in Orange County, California and you showed up for court only to receive a memo from the DA’s office stating that the office “read your ...
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Felony DUI Under California's Three Strikes Law

If you were recently arrested for a felony DUI and you have a criminal record, you may be worried about California’s “Three Strikes and You’re Out” law, which California voters ...
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When is a California License Suspended for DUI?

If you were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, you may have some confusion about the license suspension. It’s normal to feel this way; it is confusing for most ...
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Do Out-of-State DUIs Count as Priors?

In today’s day and age, people move around a lot. It’s not uncommon to move out-of-state because of school, a sweetheart, a job offer you can’t refuse, or simply the need for a ...
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Why Justin Bieber Wasn't Deported for DUI

When Justin Bieber was arrested for driving under the influence in 2014, lots of people were wondering if he would be deported for his mischief in South Florida. After his DUI arrest in Miami Beach on ...
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Tips for Avoiding a 4th of July DUI

It’s that time of year again, the 4th of July is just around the corner. Orange County locals and tourists alike love to celebrate the holiday with friends, family, barbeques, and let us not ...
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Driver's License Compact: What You Should Know

With Disney Land, Laguna and Newport Beaches, Orange County is a popular tourist destination. Not only is OC beautiful nearly every day of the year, it’s about a two-hour drive to another ...
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California DUI: Low Blood Alcohol Concentration

If you’re like a LOT of California drivers, you may think, “I can’t get a DUI if my blood alcohol concentration is below the legal limit.” We hate to break it to you, but that ...
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Turning Away from a DUI Checkpoint

According to the Governor Highway Safety Association (GHSA), “Sobriety checkpoints (also called DUI checkpoints) are locations where law enforcement officers are stationed to check for signs of ...
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Driving on a Suspended License After Wet Reckless

When someone is arrested for DUI in California, what happens next is the driver’s license suspension, especially if the driver fails to request a DMV hearing within 10 days of the arrest (to ...
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Moderate vs. Binge Drinking

If you’re like a lot of people, you enjoy an occasional glass of wine or beer. Or, perhaps it’s not that occasional – you may like to have a glass of wine (or two) each night while ...
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Can a DUI Be Expunged Early From a Driving Record?

As you are likely well-aware, once you have a DUI conviction, you can expect your automobile insurance rates to shoot through the roof. Clearly, DUI becomes a real hassle when it comes to affordable ...
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Why DUI Heats Up in the Summer

If you live in Orange County, you know that everything “heats up” in the summer. Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, and Balboa Island become major tourist attractions; the beaches become ...
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7 Things You Need to Know About DUI

For the average person, driving under the influence (DUI) can be a complicated topic. When faced with a DUI stop, a DUI arrest and official criminal charges, the driver often doesn’t know what ...
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DUI Plea Bargains in California

Were you arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County? While you may not know what to expect from here on out, you can expect one thing: the prosecutor will likely approach you to ...
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