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Medical Marijuana and DUID in California

In 1970, Congress made marijuana a Schedule 1 substance under the Controlled Substance Act because back then, the government believed that marijuana had “no accepted medical use.” Now, ...
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Can a DUI Make Me Lose Custody of My Kids?

If you’re a single or divorced parent who was recently arrested for DUI, you may be concerned about what your ex might think, and “do” if they find out about the drunk driving ...
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Orange County's DUI Court Program

A DUI conviction can pose a lot of problems for an individual, especially if a substance abuse problem has gone so far as to affect the person’s home life or work. Depending on the ...
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DUI Plea Bargaining in California

Were you arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County? While you may not know what to expect from here on out, you can expect one thing: the prosecutor will likely approach you to ...
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DUI & the State Bar of California's Moral Character Determination

It’s not difficult to enjoy some drinks at a celebratory dinner, during a night on the town, or when entertaining some important clients, but the instant you have too many, “losing” ...
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Will a DUI Stop Me From Becoming a Police Officer?

Are you in your 20s or 30s and highly considering a career in law enforcement? If you were recently arrested for DUI in LA or Orange County, you may be VERY curious to know if a momentary lapse in ...
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Factors that Affect BAC

If you have some experience drinking, you’ve likely noticed that you can drink approximately the same amount on different occasions and sometimes feel a buzz, while other times “feel ...
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Alcohol, Depression & Antidepressants

Lots of people drink to “drown their sorrows” after they’ve been through a hectic week at work, a bad breakup, or another stressful life event. Because we all know, a few glasses of ...
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Orange County's YDAD Program

If you are a parent whose teenage son or daughter was recently arrested for driving under the influence in Orange County, you may be wondering if they will be required to participate in a program ...
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What a DUI Can Mean to Medical School Applicants

It’s everyone’s worst nightmare – facing criminal charges. Whether a DUI was a result of a night out on the town, or driving under the influence of heavy pain medications, a DUI ...
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San Juan Capistrano Man Suspected of Killing 5-Year-Old Daughter in DUI Crash

Orange County sheriff’s deputies have reached out to the public for assistance, hoping that someone can help them find a San Juan Capistrano man who is suspected of killing his 5-year-old ...
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Will a DUI Get You Deported?

A driving under the influence conviction can have serious consequences for anyone, but the consequences for an immigrant can be worse. This applies to an immigrant who has a green card and someone who ...
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Science Behind Getting "Drunk and High"

It’s no mystery that alcohol and marijuana are two drugs that are commonly used together. While most people will have a preference for alcohol or cannabis, it’s not difficult to find out ...
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3-Year-Old Girl Dies in Crash: Mom Faces DUI Charges

A mother was driving in El Cajon over the weekend with her three young children in tow. The mother crashed into a pole, killing her three-year-old daughter and seriously injuring her other two ...
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Can I Get a Passport with a DUI?

When people are convicted of drunk driving offenses, they face a range of restrictions, including a suspended license and the possibility of not being able to drive without an Ignition Interlock ...
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Will My DUI Affect My Ability to Adopt?

There’s no question, adoption can be a beautiful thing. Adoption brings families together and provides children from questionable backgrounds the opportunity to be welcomed into a stable, loving ...
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Bruce Irvin's False DUI Confession Not So Funny

April Fools’ Day is celebrated every year on April 1st; it’s the day when people across America, the UK and other European countries play “innocent” practical jokes on each ...
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Can a DUI Ruin My Credit?

While a DUI doesn’t show up directly on your credit report, there are financial ramifications that can have a catastrophic effect on your credit score and your finances. So, the next time you ...
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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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