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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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Finding Work as a Commercial Driver After a DUI

Due to the size and weight of the vehicles they drive, commercial drivers are held to a higher standard when it comes to driving under the influence of intoxicants. While the legal intoxication limit ...
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California's DUI Schools

Were you recently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County? If so, we recommend that you fight your DUI charges in an effort to avoid a conviction or at the very least, minimize ...
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Young Drivers and the PAS Test

Each state has enacted its own laws regarding driving under the influence (DUI). While the penalties vary slightly, there are a lot of similarities between the states. For instance, it’s illegal ...
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Are Undercover Operations Legal?

Many people think it’s deceptive for police to disguise themselves as citizens, hang out in bars while on duty, and arrest drunk drivers. Similar to what the vice squad does, undercover police ...
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U.S. Ranked Third Most Dangerous Country for Drunk Driving Fatalities

The World Health Organization’s Global Status Report on Road Safety for 2015 has revealed some interesting statistics about which countries are the most dangerous when it comes to drunk driving. ...
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Small Details Can Impact a DUI Case

It’s a common misconception that law enforcement officers don't have to follow the law if they are in pursuit of someone who has committed a crime. While this may apply to rogue officers who ...
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Can a DUI Lead to Murder Charges?

Drunk driving carries serious penalties, especially if the crime leads to a collision, injury, or death. If the accident causes a fatality, a simple drunk driving charge could lead to allegations of ...
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DUI and a Restricted Driver License

If you were arrested for driving under the influence ( DUI ) in Orange County and this is your first DUI, you will want to know about the future of your California driver’s license. Your best ...
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California DUI Causing Injury

In California, it is a crime to drive a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and cause bodily injury to someone else. DUI causing injury is a misdemeanor or felony depending on ...
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DUI and Failed Breath Tests

Some drivers believe that a failed breath test is the final nail in the coffin in a DUI (driving under the influence) case. This does not have to be true. There are ways to effectively challenge ...
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Difference Between DUI and DWI

There are various acronyms used in the law, especially in regards to driving under the influence of alcohol, a controlled substance (legal or illegal), or a chemical. Many of the common acronyms ...
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About Military DUIs

Since our firm is based in South Orange County, we get our share of calls from service men and women who were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in OC. Every day, service members come to ...
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Can a DUI Lead to Deportation?

California is proud to have a large and diverse immigrant population, many of whom obtain California driver’s licenses. Once immigrants obtain their licenses, they are expected to adhere to and ...
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Statute of Limitations for DUI in California

Not long ago, you were arrested for driving under the influence ( DUI ) in Orange County. You were arrested in the early morning hours of a Saturday, so you spent the night in jail and were released ...
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Is the PAS Test Optional?

California DUI investigations are unlike any other because they rely heavily on blood alcohol concentration (BAC) results. If you’re the slightest bit familiar with DUI stops, you’re aware ...
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Poor Driving Doesn't Necessarily Prove DUI

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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What are the Penalties for a First DUI?

If this is your first arrest for driving under the influence (DUI), you're probably curious to know what penalties you would face if you were convicted. The California Vehicle Code Section 23536 ...
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Interstate Consequences of a DUI

If you are a resident of California and you were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in another state, your initial thought might have been, “Thank goodness I wasn’t arrested in ...
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What to Expect from a DUI Case

DUI cases vary widely and the outcome depends upon a variety of factors, which we’re going to explain shortly. If you are facing DUI charges in Orange County, you should know that a conviction ...
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    Chosen as a “Top DUI Attorney” in Orange County & rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo.

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