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How to Beat a DUI by Challenging the Chemical Test

Arrested for drunk driving? Good news. You haven't been convicted yet. By retaining an experienced DUI defense attorney, you could beat your charges. There are many DUI defense strategies that ...
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DUI Checkpoints Can Test Your Saliva for Drugs

Drunk driving checkpoints, also called sobriety checkpoints, can check drivers for more than alcohol impairment – at least they can in California. Although drug testing at DUI checkpoints is not ...
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How Prior DUI Convictions Can Affect Current Charges

If you have previously been convicted of DUI (driving under the influence), a new arrest and charges could have disastrous effects. The penalties associated with DUI increase dramatically if you have ...
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Huntington Beach Police Arrest Six During Weekend DUI Checkpoint

This past Friday April, 11 th, officers from the Huntington Beach Police Department conducted a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Pacific Coast Highway and Huntington St. The checkpoint ...
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An In-Depth Look at Field Sobriety Tests, Issue 1: Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus

The Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus, or HGN, is one of three tests administered in the Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST), which is administered in the event that a driver is pulled over for suspected ...
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5 Things You Need to Know About the DMV Hearing

If you've been arrested for DUI, or have accumulated enough points against your driver's license, you have the option of requesting a DMV hearing. This is your only chance to contest ...
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Failed Breath Test? This Does Not Have to Equal a DUI Conviction

Some drivers may believe that a failed Breathalyzer test is the final nail in the coffin, so to speak, in a DUI (driving under the influence) case. This does not have to be true. There are ways to ...
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Using Social Media to "Shame" Drunk Drivers

There is no doubt that social media sites are playing an increasingly important role not only for individuals but for businesses across the country. One's personal and professional reputation may ...
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Virginia Landry Sponsors Political Event to Support OC Judge

The Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry has built a strong reputation throughout the local and legal communities. Our founding lawyer, DUI Attorney Virginia Landry, frequently shares her time and ...
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Uptick in LA County Women Arrested for DUI

In 2010, men were responsible for four out of every five DUI arrests in the United States. Only a year later, research indicated a sharp increase in the number of women arrested for drunk or drugged ...
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18-Year-Old OC Woman Faces 15 Years for DUI Causing Death, Fleeing Scene

On Tuesday April 1, 2014, an 18-year-old Orange County woman was arraigned on suspicion of several charges related to a fatal DUI accident that claimed the life of a local bicyclist. Sommer Gonzales ...
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Three Questions to Ask Your DUI Attorney

Arrested for drunk driving ? You are not alone. According to data collected by The Century Council, approximately 472 California drivers were arrested for DUI every day in 2012. After an arrest, you ...
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How Many DUI Arrests Were Made in 2013?

The state of California typically a few years behind when it comes to compiling statistical data from DUI arrests. Therefore, the most current California DUI statistics are from 2011. According to the ...
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Drug-Related DUI Charges Are Not So Easy to Prove

Most people associate DUI (driving under the influence) charges with alcohol, but in recent years we have seen a steady increase in the number of arrests and charges for DUI involving drugs – ...
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Woman Arrested for Felony DUI After Striking Boy at Santa Ana Intersection

A woman was arrested in Santa Ana for allegedly driving under the influence after striking a 10-year-old boy in an intersection. The incident occurred at about 6:45pm on Sunday at the intersection of ...
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The Problems with Marijuana DUIs

With marijuana being legalized for recreational sales in Washington and Colorado, the path toward legalization appears to be one that many more states – and potentially the entire country ...
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Can a DUI Conviction Lead to Murder Charges?

Drunk driving carries serious penalties, especially if the crime leads to a traffic collision, injury, or death. If the accident causes a fatality, a simple drunk driving charge could lead to ...
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Sting Targets Suspected DUI Drivers Around Harbor Justice Center

On Monday, three people appeared at the Harbor Justice Center in Newport Beach and were told by a judge that they can't drive. After leaving the courthouse, they allegedly got in their vehicles to ...
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An Analysis of Field Sobriety Test Accuracy

To better understand DUI charges and what can be done to challenge these, it is helpful to take an in-depth look at the accuracy of field sobriety tests and their influence on DUI cases. The following ...
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A Poor Driving Pattern Doesn't Necessarily Prove Intoxication

In a DUI (driving under the influence) case, the defendant's driving pattern is one of the key issues the prosecution will likely highlight in an attempt to secure a conviction. Speeding, driving ...
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California DMV Data Reveals Increase in Women Arrested for DUI

Data recently released by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and analyzed by Southern California radio station KPCC reveals a significant increase in the number of females being ...
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Collateral Consequences of a DUI

A DUI conviction can mean jail time, heavy fines, and community service, among other court-imposed penalties, but what you may not realize is that there are many collateral consequences of a DUI ...
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Upcoming Events with the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry, Inc.

At the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry, Inc. , we are leaders in the Southern California DUI defense community. As defense attorneys, our team is passionate about helping others, which is why our ...
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The Influence of Miranda Rights on a DUI Case

Various misconceptions exist when it comes to the influence of Miranda rights in a DUI case. Some believe that, if you are not read your rights, anything you say cannot be used against you in a ...
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DUI with a Child Passenger: Enhanced Penalties

Law enforcement agencies throughout the country have increased their focus on arresting, prosecuting, and penalizing motorists who drive under the influence ( DUI ) of alcohol or drugs. The numerous ...
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