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Woman Passes Out in the Middle of a Freeway: Rescue Caught on Tape

A suspected drunk driver was found passed out behind the wheel in the middle of a San Diego freeway Friday morning, placing the driver and other drivers in imminent danger of a crash. A dramatic ...
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Can I Get Fired for a DUI?

You’re probably aware that a DUI conviction can affect one’s ability to get a job. That’s because most job applications ask candidates if they’ve ever been convicted of a ...
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Celebrities & DUI Don't Always Mix

When the average person gets arrested for DUI, it doesn’t usually make the headlines, but depending on the details of a person’s life, a DUI conviction can have long-lasting consequences. ...
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Can a Blood Test in a DUI Case be Challenged?

If you were recently arrested for DUI in Orange County, you likely submitted to a breath or blood test. Most DUI defendants and many criminal defense lawyers mistakenly believe that if you take a ...
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Attacking DUI Cases With a "Motion to Suppress Evidence"

One of the most effective ways to attack a DUI case is with a motion to suppress evidence. A strategically filed motion plays a key role in the overall strategy of attacking the results of drunk ...
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Getting a DUI While on Probation

What’s the difference between parole and probation? Parole is granted after an offender is released from prison, whereas probation allows one to either remain out of jail, or it allows a ...
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Effects of Combining Alcohol With Prescriptions

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the percentage of Americans on at least one prescription in the past 30 days was 48.5% (2007-2010). With approximately half of the ...
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How Your Teen's DUI Could Impact Your Auto Insurance

For many parents, letting their teenage son or daughter drive can be scary. Though being initiated into the world of driving is a part of growing up, it doesn’t mean parents won’t stop ...
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Can I Obtain a Restricted License After a First DUI Offense?

When a driver is convicted of their first DUI, one of the biggest hurdles they run into is the “suspended driver’s license.” Of course, the best way to avoid a suspension is to fight ...
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Was it DUI or Diabetes?

If you were recently arrested for drunk driving, were you under the influence of alcohol or could you have been experiencing a diabetic low? What some officers don’t know is that many of the ...
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California's "SCRAM" Device

If you’ve had multiple DUIs in California, the judge may order that you use the SCRAM device, otherwise known as the SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring™ device. The SCRAM device is an ...
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Civil Consequences of a DUI Accident

When a person is convicted of driving under the influence (DUI), they can face criminal consequences and civil consequences, especially if the drunk driver caused an accident involving property damage ...
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DUI Convictions & Your Auto Insurance

If you were recently arrested on suspicion of DUI, your car insurance may be the furthest thing from your mind. However, if you are convicted of driving under the influence, not only will you be ...
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DMV Administrative Hearing vs. Criminal Court Trial

If you were recently arrested for DUI in Orange County, you will be scheduled to appear in court on your DUI charge. You may be wondering if this is the same thing as the DMV hearing – ...
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What to Do if You Are Stopped Under Suspicion of DUI

Alcohol-related arrests happen to people from all walks of life. Teachers, doctors, scientists, college students and even stay at home moms get arrested for DUI every single day. So, if you are ever ...
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California's Ignition Interlock Devices (IIDs)

If you are facing DUI charges in Orange County, you face the possibility of having a judge order that you install what is called an Ignition Interlock Device, otherwise known as an IID. You’ve ...
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Getting a DUI Charge Reduced to a "Wet Reckless"

If you were recently arrested for your first DUI offense, you are likely worried about getting convicted of DUI, and reasonably so. Even if the cards are stacked against you, we want you to know that ...
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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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