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Why Do DUI Cases Take So Long?

DUI attorneys sometimes hear complaints from anxious clients, wanting to know why their DUI case is taking some time to resolve. For example, a few months can pass since a DUI defendant signed a ...
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Memorial Day DUI Checkpoints in Orange County 2016

Who doesn’t love Memorial Day weekend? It’s the first three-day weekend of the summer season that signifies barbeques, summer vacations, fun in the sun, and high school and college ...
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Felony DUI: What You Need to Know

While most people know that a California DUI is a serious charge, many are confused about the various levels of a DUI. Is a DUI a misdemeanor or a felony? It depends on the facts of the case, but it ...
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What is 'Probable Cause' for a DUI Stop?

Ever wondered if cops can legally park outside of a drinking establishment and wait for patrons to exit the bar and drive away so they can catch them drunk driving? It sounds like a logical way for ...
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Receiving a DUI Without a Driver's License

Orange County has its share of unlicensed drivers, some of which are citizens outside of the U.S. That being said, it’s not uncommon for our local law enforcement agencies to arrest unlicensed ...
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Should I Plead Guilty to DUI?

If you were arrested for driving under the influence in Orange County, you may be surprised to find out that the DA can take their time filing charges against you. In the meantime, it can be ...
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Can a Felony DUI Be Expunged?

While the vast majority of DUI cases do not involve accidents or injuries, occasionally a drunk driver is involved in an accident that causes minor to serious bodily injuries to someone else, such as ...
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Telling Parents About a DUI Arrest

Being arrested for DUI is difficult for anyone, regardless of age. For those who rely on their parents for financial and emotional support, an underage DUI can be devastating. Suddenly, you’re ...
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Key Evidence in a DUI Case

When a DUI (driving under the influence) case is being built against a driver, law enforcement and the prosecutor will rely on specific types of evidence in their attempt to secure a conviction. Here, ...
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Will I Face DUI Charges?

In this post, we discuss what happens when someone has a wet reckless on their record and they are arrested for driving under the influence less than 10 years later, but with a blood alcohol ...
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PAS Test Came Back 0, Can I Avoid a DUI?

If an officer suspects that you are driving under the influence of alcohol, he or she may ask you to submit to a preliminary alcohol-screening (PAS) test, which is used to measure your blood alcohol ...
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Can I Get a Restricted License After an Underage DUI?

If you are under 21 and you were recently arrested for driving under the influence in Orange County, you may be wondering if you can get a restricted driver’s license so you can drive to work ...
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Underage Drinking and Driving

If you are a parent of a teenager, you probably don’t question the fact that it’s illegal for drivers under 21 to drink and drive. After all, you can probably vividly recall some of the ...
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Designated Driver Tips

If you're planning on drinking, use a designated driver. It’s far better to designate a driver ahead of time, before you start drinking. After a few drinks people tend to get “beer ...
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Aggravating Factors in a California DUI

When a driver is arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Orange County, they will usually be charged with a misdemeanor under California 23152(a) or 23152(b). In California and every ...
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Can I Get Arrested for DUI After the Fact?

In the world of DUI, sometimes it seems like anything is possible. To illustrate, people have been contacted by the police days after an alleged drunk driving incident as a part of a DUI ...
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Can I Get a DUI if I am a Passenger?

In California and every other state, there are a comprehensive set of laws that criminalize driving while under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influence of controlled substances, and ...
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Don't Sabotage Your DUI Case

You’re a normally law-abiding citizen. You work hard, you pay your taxes, and you try to be a good person. Perhaps you have a family, or perhaps you volunteer at your church or a local charity. ...
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Will a DUI Stop Me From Becoming a U.S. Citizen?

The United States truly is the land of opportunity, and most immigrants who come to the U.S. embrace the concept of becoming a citizen of this great nation; they don’t want anything to ...
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Drugged Driving DUIs in California

Drugged driving – right or wrong, most of us have driven under the influence of some sort of a medication or controlled substance at one time or another. Whether we have lingering traces of a ...
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Can I Expunge a DUI While on Probation?

If you were convicted of driving under the influence, we don’t have to tell you that it can be a real drag. DUIs cost you precious time, they cost you money, and they can make the simplest ...
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Will a DUI Stop Me From Becoming an Attorney?

Drinking alcohol is a big part of our society. Whether it’s Champagne on New Year’s Eve, Chardonnay at Thanksgiving, beer on Super Bowl Sunday, or drinks with clients, drinking has been a ...
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Warrant for Old DUI, What Should I Do?

In this post, we wanted to address the situation where someone is arrested for driving under the influence, but they failed to pay the fines. To make more interesting, we’re going to describe a ...
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Can I Lose My Out of State License After a CA DUI?

California is a big place, and in Orange County, we have a lot of visitors coming to see the beautiful beaches and visit places like nearby San Diego and Disney Land. Considering the number of people ...
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5 Important DUI Don'ts

You may be leaving a party at a friend's house, a dinner with family, or a business meeting when you see a patrol car's lights flashing behind you. You pull over and find yourself confronted ...
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