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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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What Teens Should Know About DUI

While driving under the influence ( DUI ) carries serious consequences at any age, those under the legal age for alcohol consumption face serious consequences for underage DUI. California is a zero ...
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Is a Breath or Blood BAC Test Better?

One of the most common questions people ask a DUI defense attorney is whether taking a breath or a blood test is the better for the outcome of their DUI case. The option will depend on the details of ...
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Chemical Test Refusal & License Suspension

California enforces what is known as implied consent in cases involving driving under the influence ( DUI ). True to the term, it is implied that California drivers give their consent to submit to a ...
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Hardcore Drunk Drivers in Orange County

"Hardcore drunk drivers," what are they and how are cases like this handled? The National Transportation Safety Board has identified two classes of drunk drivers: regular offenders and ...
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Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

For the average person, there is a LOT of confusion surrounding driving under the influence. How much alcohol is too much? Can I drive with an open container in my car? Can my passengers drink if ...
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Is Bicycling Under the Influence Illegal?

You might think that the term "driving under the influence" or " DUI " refers to operating a motor vehicle. This is true, but California law prohibits intoxicated drivers from ...
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Did Police Break the Law During Your DUI Stop?

There is no reason to undermine law enforcement in Orange County as many can agree that the work of a police officer is dangerous. Day in and day out, officers deal with drug addicts, thieves and ...
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DUI Do's and Don'ts

Driving under the influence is not like any other criminal charge out there. This is because DUI cases rely heavily on scientific evidence, such as that behind blood alcohol concentration (BAC). ...
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Virginia Landry to Speak at NCDD, 2016 Summer Session

At the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry, Inc., we are proud to announce that our very own, Attorney Virginia L. Landry will be a featured speaker at the National College for DUI Defense Summer ...
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Will a DUI Stop Me from Travelling to Canada?

There are a number of reasons to travel to Canada, such as Vancouver, Toronto, Banff, Quebec City, Montreal, Victoria & Vancouver Island, Jasper National Park and so much more. If you’ve ...
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What You Should Know About Boating Under the Influence

Much like driving a car, truck or SUV while drunk, if a person operates a boat or watercraft while under the influence of drugs or alcohol they stand to be charged boating under the influence (BUI), ...
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Field Sobriety Tests: What to Expect

One of the ways the police try and determine drivers’ degree of intoxication is by asking them to perform field sobriety tests. Generally, the suspicious officer already determined that a person ...
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How Ignorance of the Law Plays into DUI Cases

One of the common sayings in the American legal system is ignorantia juris non excusat, which means that ignorance of the law is no excuse. In other words, anyone facing criminal charges is ...
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DUIs Not Involving Vehicles

It’s no mystery that if you drive while intoxicated, you can face driving under the influence (DUI) charges. While this is the most common way to be charged with DUI, it’s not the only ...
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Civil Penalties for DUI Accidents

Most Orange County drivers are aware of the criminal penalties associated with a driving under the influence (DUI) conviction. Typically, with any type of DUI charge the defendant faces an array of ...
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Should I Refuse the Field Sobriety Tests?

When you’re pulled over on the side of the road, either during a routine traffic stop, or because the officer suspected you of driving under the influence, once it’s clear that the officer ...
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4th of July DUI in Orange County

Who doesn’t love the Fourth of July? It’s a time for gathering with friends and family, and having some fun in the beautiful Orange County sun. As you make plans to celebrate ...
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Drugged Driving: A Common Mistake

With the prevalence of anti-drinking and driving campaigns funded by law enforcement agencies and the federal government, it’s safe to say that all drivers in the U.S. are aware that drinking ...
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After a DUI: Employment Background Checks

A conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) can change your life in many ways. This is because the consequences of a DUI, like any other criminal conviction, extend beyond the fines, probation, ...
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About DUI Arraignments

Generally, when a driver is arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, he or she will be released from jail the following day. When the DUI suspect is released from custody, they ...
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Can Energy Drinks Increase the Risk of DUI?

Not long after energy drinks, such as Monster, Amp and Red Bull hit the market, people began to realize that like soda, energy drinks mix well with alcohol. Go to any bar or night club in LA or Orange ...
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What Happens if I Don't Attend My First DUI Court Date?

When a person has been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County and they miss their court date, they are putting themselves in a bad position where they could face the wrath of ...
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Options After a License Suspension

If you are arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, you will face two separate proceedings – the administrative license suspension proceeding (a DMV action) and the ...
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