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Will the CA DMV Pardon SR22 Early?

Once your driver’s license has been suspended or revoked for DUI, you will be required to maintain what is called an SR22 for three years. What is SR22 exactly? It’s a certificate of ...
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Can a First DUI in California Get Dismissed?

Let’s say that you were driving along on the 405 South around 1:30 a.m. and an officer pulled you over because you were supposedly weaving. The officer didn’t have you take one breath ...
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Suspected Drunk Driver Plows into Home in Norwalk

In the early morning hours of July 23, 2015, a man was in his kitchen making coffee when he heard a loud bang. As R. Chavez ran out of his kitchen to investigate the loud noise, he immediately ...
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Why Your DUI Case is Not Hopeless

Were you recently arrested for DUI in Orange County? Are you worried that it’s hopeless and you’ll have to plead guilty and walk down the path of shame? Don’t give up so fast, there ...
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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Marijuana Legalization in California

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsome, a proponent of legalized marijuana, hopes to guide California’s debate on marijuana legalization. Newsome is emphasizing limiting children’s access to cannabis, ...
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Out of State DUIs & the Driver's License Compact

With Disney Land, Laguna and Newport Beaches, Orange County is a popular tourist destination. Not only is the OC beautiful virtually every day of the year, it’s about a two hour drive to another ...
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Controversial Ruling: DMV Can Consider Circumstantial Evidence in DUI Cases

In April, a ruling out the California Superior Court in Orange County ruled that the Department of Motor Vehicles has the right to consider circumstantial evidence, such as failing field sobriety ...
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R&B Star Jeremih Busted for DUI

Jeremih turned 28 on Friday, July 17, so many speculate that he was out celebrating his birthday. On Friday night, the “Don’t Tell ‘Em” singer was pulled over by the California ...
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Felony DUI & 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. California voters ...
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Uber Passenger Killed in Costa Mesa DUI Crash

An Irvine woman was killed after a suspected drunk driver T-boned the Uber vehicle that picked her up from a Costa Mesa bar in the early morning hours of July 7. J. Gardner, 29, of Irvine, left The ...
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How a Birthday Affects an Underage DUI

Were you arrested for an underage DUI in Orange County? Is the big “18th” birthday around the corner and will you be 18 – a legal adult before your hearing or trial? Will being 18 ...
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Will I Be Charged with a Second DUI?

It happens all of the time: A driver is pulled over during a routine traffic stop. The driver knows that they were drinking earlier that day or evening, so they are nervous about getting a DUI. The ...
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Man Suspected in Deadly DUI Crash Arrested Amid Plans to Flee

On June 30, we reported on a deadly crash that occurred in Huntington Beach on June 25, which left a 14-year-old boy dead. E. McEnally, 14, of Trabuco Canyon was in a pickup with his brother and ...
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I Got a DUI, What Happens If I Don't Finish My Community Service?

Were you convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County? Let’s say that you were convicted of misdemeanor DUI (your first offense), and you did everything the court told you to ...
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Expunging 2 DUIs in California

So, you’ve received two DUIs in California. You’re now completely off probation and are interested in expunging the two DUIs. Not a bad idea, especially if you’re in school and ...
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Meghan O'Brien Taylor Selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for 2015

At the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry, Inc., we are proud to announce that our very own, Attorney Meghan O’ Brien Taylor has been selected by Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star ℠ for 2015, ...
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Fourth of July DUI Arrests in Orange County

On July 1, 2015, the CHP issued a press release urging a “safe and sober Fourth of July holiday.” The CHP told the public that while it wanted them to have a safe and enjoyable ...
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Can I Get a DUI Off My Driving Record Before the 10 Years?

If you were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, you may be wondering how long a DUI stays on someone’s driving record. You may also be curious to know if ...
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California DUI Statute of Limitations

Were you arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, but for some reason the DA is dragging their heels when it comes to filing your DUI charges? Could this delay mean that ...
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What Happens if I Don't Pay My DUI Court Fees?

If you live in Orange County, California and were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), you probably have a lot going through your mind. One thing you’ve probably thought about is what ...
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Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated Offenses in California

It happens, people get behind the wheel after having too many alcoholic drinks, they get into an accident, and they end up killing one of their own passengers, another driver, a pedestrian, or a ...
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Can I Be Deported for a California DUI?

Are you a non-U.S. citizen who was recently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County? If so, perhaps you are wondering if a DUI conviction could cause you to be deported. If you ...
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14-Year Old Killed in Suspected DUI Crash in Huntington Beach

On Thursday night, June 25, 2015, a 14-year-old boy from Trabuco Canyon was killed in an accident with suspected drunk driver in Huntington Beach. E. McEnally, 14, was in a pickup with his brother and ...
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Drunk Driving: 4th of July Safety Tips

It’s that time of year again, the 4th of July is just around the corner. Americans and tourists alike love to celebrate the holiday with friends, family, barbeques, and fireworks. But, all too ...
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Orange County DUI Saturation Patrols

Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer adventures in Orange County. From Laguna Beach, to Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim, to hiking at Crystal Cove State Park, the Pageant of the ...
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