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Do I Have to Take a DUI Test if I Haven't Been Drinking?

If you have a valid California driver’s license, you must submit to chemical test under California’s implied consent law. This law means that if law enforcement has pulled your car over ...
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What is the Zero Tolerance Law in California?

As a teenager, you belong to a special class of Orange County residents who are in the “high-risk” category for a number of things, such as texting while driving, distracted driving, ...
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DUI Accidents Causing Death in Orange County

In Orange County and throughout the nation, it seems like almost everybody drinks alcohol to some degree, only if it’s on special occasions. While there are laws criminalizing driving under the ...
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Should I Expunge My DUI?

For many people, the short-term penalties of being convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) pale in comparison to the long-term consequences. For instance, ongoing expenses, ignition interlock ...
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Your Rights at a DUI Checkpoint

According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), sobriety checkpoints, also known as “DUI checkpoints” are set up by law enforcement to check drivers to see if they are ...
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Orange County DUI and Your License

If you were recently arrested for your first DUI (driving under the influence) in Orange County, you’re probably wondering what will happen to your driver’s license. After all, the officer ...
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Drug Addiction and DUI in California

As a Californian, you’ve been around the block and you know that it’s against the law to drink and drive. California’s drunk driving laws are covered under sections 23152, 23153, and ...
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What Happens if There's a Hung Jury?

While some DUI cases in Orange County, California are dismissed, others achieve reduced charges through plea bargains. Some DUIs are tried in front of a judge and others are tried in front of a jury, ...
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California DMV: Increase in Women Arrested for DUI

According to 2011 data released by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), and analyzed by Southern California radio station KPCC, there was a significant increase in the number of females ...
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Drunk Driving While on DUI Probation

In Orange County, California, most people who are convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) are placed on probation; they receive probation in place of having to go to jail, assuming the DUI ...
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Wrongfully Accused of an Orange County DUI?

In the United States, criminal defendants are presumed to be “innocent beyond a reasonable doubt,” but unfortunately, DUI suspects are (mistakenly) in the habit of assuming they are ...
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I Violated My DUI Probation - What's Next?

One of the penalties imposed on many California drivers who have been convicted of DUI is probation. Often, a DUI defendant will receive probation in lieu of jail time for a first DUI, as this is ...
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California DUI: Conditions of Probation

Those arrested for drunk driving in Orange County, California face the possibility of probation. Probation can be granted in addition to jail time and other penalties, or a DUI offender could only ...
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California DUI With a Child in the Vehicle

A large percentage of adults living in Southern California are parents. Considering the fact that parents are no longer leaving their young children home alone like they did in the 1980s and earlier, ...
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Can I Get a DUI for Prescription Drugs?

In California, a law enforcement officer can legally pull you over if they suspect you are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and the types of “drugs” may surprise you. ...
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What You Need to Know About Multiple DUI

If you were recently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County and you have a previous DUI conviction on your record, you're not alone. Statistics show that a significant ...
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Statute of Limitations for California DUI

In the United States, we have what is called “criminal statutes of limitations.” The statute of limitations for a particular offense refers to the law which bars prosecutors from charging ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Underage DUI

As per California’s “zero tolerance” law, anyone under the age of 21 is prohibited from consuming any amount of alcohol and driving. Teens and young adults are in violation of the ...
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Labor Day 2016 DUI in Orange County

On the first Monday in September, Americans everywhere pay tribute to all of the contributions of our great nation’s workforce. We call this “Labor Day” and in 1894, it officially ...
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Lesser-Known Consequences of a DUI

You probably already know that 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 ...
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Driving on a Suspended License After DUI

If you were recently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County and the Department of Motor Vehicles suspends your driver’s license, it’s absolutely critical that you ...
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Reducing a DUI to Wet Reckless

In California driving under the influence (DUI) cases, there is a process where a DUI defense attorney will negotiate with a prosecutor to reduce the DUI charge to a “wet reckless.” What ...
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FAQs About a California DUI

If this is your first time being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, then surely you have questions. In order to help you better understand a California DUI, we are going ...
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Challenging Your DUI Charges: It's Not Over Yet!

When accused of a DUI, there are many angles for which the prosecution can try to prove your guilt, and in return there are many things that our DUI defense team can use in court to challenge those ...
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Is Biking Under the Influence a Crime?

If you’re like a lot of people, you might have thought that "driving under the influence" only refers to cars, trucks, and other vehicles, but that’s not the case in California. ...
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