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CA DUI & A Teacher's Credentials

If you’re a California teacher and you have been arrested for DUI, you are probably wondering if a DUI conviction could adversely affect your teaching career. The answer: it depends. In some ...
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Huntington Beach Woman Arrested on Suspicion of DUI & Hit and Run

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – A 72-year-old man was struck and killed in a hit and run accident just before getting into his vehicle on PCH. A 27-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of ...
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California's First Time DUI Programs

If you are convicted of DUI in Orange County or anywhere else in California, you will be subjected to a series of penalties such as a 4 month driver’s license suspension, up to 5 years’ ...
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NHTSA: Drunk Driving Declines While Drugged Driving Rises

In a press release issued on Feb. 6, 2015 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the government agency says that as the nation continues to combat drunk driving, marijuana and ...
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Cross Examination of the Police in a DUI Case

A good DUI defense lawyer is known for being adept at cross-examination and closing statements. In our opinion, a good cross-examination of an arresting officer will show a jury exactly what we want ...
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Driver Crashes into San Clemente DUI Checkpoint

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – Earlier this month, a 29-year old man failed to stop at a DUI checkpoint set up in San Clemente; instead he crashed directly into it. He was subsequently arrested on ...
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Should You List Your DUI on a College Application?

Whether you are a parent of an eleventh or twelfth grader, or a college hopeful, graduating high school is a big deal, and getting admitted into the college of your choosing is likely extremely ...
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Can a DUI Conviction Affect My Professional License?

Whether you are a nurse, doctor, insurance broker, or a real estate agent, you have worked hard to build a reputation, and more importantly a career. You may not realize it but a night out on the town ...
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I Was Arrested for DUI in Another State, Now What?

When we go on vacation, we don’t expect to get a speeding ticket, or worse, get arrested for DUI, but it happens more often than you might think. Whether it’s unfamiliarity with the area, ...
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Tips for Drinking More Responsibly

Alcohol plays a big role in our social society, especially when it comes to holiday parties, after work parties, and other types of gatherings. Regardless if you recently graduated college, are a ...
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Does Orange County Have a Social Host Ordinance?

The Orange County Board of Supervisors rejected a proposed Social Host Ordinance (SHO), which was initiated by Supervisor Todd Spitzer, who happens to be a MADD Outstanding Prosecutor awardee. The ...
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What Your Medicine Cabinet Has to do With DUI

Virtually everyone is aware of the fact that they can get arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) if they are caught driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of.08% in their system. ...
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What to Expect if You Are Caught Boating Under the Influence

If you are like many residents in sunny Orange County, you enjoy boating along Southern California’s breathtaking coastline. When it comes to the rituals of boating, it is no secret that people ...
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Valentine's Day Weekend DUI Checkpoints Result in OC Arrests

Valentine’s Day fell on a Saturday of a three-day weekend this year, and for many that meant more time to celebrate with loved ones. Due to the fact that couples and singles like to visit ...
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Can DUI Be Charged as a Felony?

If you have been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), you may be curious to know if your DUI case can be charged as a felony. While the majority of cases involving driving under the ...
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What is the California Vehicle Code?

In order to charge an individual with DUI, their actions must fall under the illegal activity outlined in the California Vehicle Code. A majority of DUI cases are charged under two key elements: ...
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How Long Will My License Be Suspended?

Getting charged with drunk driving undoubtedly brings many severe consequences. One of the most serious penalties that can impact an individual’s life is the license suspension, restriction, or ...
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Avoiding Arrest in Cities with High DUI Rates

In a study done just last year, Riverside and San Bernardino were both listed as among the worst cities in California and the entire country for DUI. Both have some of the highest alcohol-related ...
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Driving Stoned Not as Dangerous as Driving Drunk, Federal Study Says

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reported that motorists who drive after using marijuana are significantly less dangerous than those who consume alcohol before getting ...
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California Laws on DUIs Involving Child Passengers

In California, driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious charge that poses equally serious penalties. In many cases, drivers can see these penalties enhanced substantially if there are certain ...
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How Police Body Cameras Can Affect DUI Cases

In the recent months, there have been a number of highly publicized and highly controversial police shootings. These shootings and other similar events helped renew conversations about requiring law ...
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Forcible Blood Draw Issue Reviewed by Supreme Court

In 2012, a Colorado driver was involved in an accident that was determined to be related to being under the influence. After being taken to a hospital to check for injury, the driver became ...
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Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in California?

A DUI checkpoint, otherwise known as a "roadblock" is a situation where law enforcement briefly detains drivers in order to weed out any impaired drivers. The purpose of sobriety checkpoints ...
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Drinking & Bicycling: A Criminal Offense

Southern Californians enjoy beautiful weather year-round, especially when they live near Orange County's beach cities. Considering the breathtaking coastline along Laguna, Newport, and Huntington ...
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How BAC Affects Drivers

Blood alcohol content is one of the largest determinates of whether or not a person can be charged with DUI. Any driver that shows a BAC of 0.08% on a breath or blood test will face criminal charges ...
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