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Marine Accused of Killing Two Medical Students in DUI Crash

On Saturday, May 16, 2015 at approximately 1:30 a.m., an active duty Marine was involved in a wrong-way crash in San Diego that killed two medical students. The Marine was driving a 2000 Ford F-350 ...
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Can a DUI Be a Sign of Addiction?

If you’re facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges in Orange County, you’ll soon learn about the legal and financial consequences of a DUI, but you may not be aware that a DUI may ...
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Every 15 Minutes Program in Orange County

Though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that teenage drinking and driving has decreased by 54% since 1991, still, 1 in 10 high school students drink and drive. According to ...
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Victim Impact Panels in Orange County

When a driver is convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in one of the four courthouses in Orange County, they will be required to register for a Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Victim ...
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Orange County's DUI Court for Repeat Offenders

If you were recently arrested for your second or third DUI, then you’re soon going to learn about Orange County’s DUI Court. The Superior Court of California’s DUI Court is a ...
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How Long Will a DUI Stay on My Driving Record?

As you know, one of the most expensive consequences of a DUI is how it’s going to affect your auto insurance premiums. If you are facing drug or alcohol-related DUI charges in Orange County, we ...
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Orange County Immigration Attorney Cops to Fatal DUI - Blames Prescriptions

A Rancho Santa Margarita immigration attorney has been pulling all the tricks to delay imprisonment in the felony vehicular manslaughter case against her for a DUI accident that left a bicyclist dead. ...
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Fatal Mother's Day Crash Sparks DUI Investigation in Buena Park

On May 10, 2015, it was just another Mother’s Day in Buena Park when a split second changed a family’s life forever. It all happened just steps away from an El Torito restaurant located at ...
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Mixing Alcohol and Prescription Drugs Can Lead to DUI or Accidental Death

If you are taking at least one prescription medication, you are not alone. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), an arm of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the United States ...
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How Food Influences BAC

It’s an age-old rule about drinking alcohol, and one that most people have broken: always fill up on foods dense in proteins, fats, and rich carbohydrates before drinking. Every college and ...
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6 Ways a DUI Can Ruin a Career

You may have heard horror stories of how a police officer, teacher, or physician was fired from their job after being convicted of driving under the influence. If you are convicted of DUI, the ...
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Can a California DUI Stop Me From Buying a Gun?

Are you an owner of one or more firearms? Or, are you looking to purchase a firearm in the near future? If you were recently arrested for DUI in Orange County, you may be wondering if a DUI conviction ...
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DUI Suspect Crashes into Backyard, Kills Mother and Toddler

On Saturday, it was a gruesome scene that looked a lot like the aftermath of Paul Walker’s (star of The Fast and the Furious ) fatal accident. A vehicle was in a million pieces, debris was ...
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Antipsychotics, Alcohol & Driving

Psychoses is a mental disorder that is characterized by delusions or hallucinations, which indicate that a person is out of touch with reality. However, any severe mental disorder such as ...
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After Crash, Brea Man Kicks Driver Who Was Thrown From Vehicle

On Wednesday, an early-morning crash led to one of the drivers kicking the other driver in the head as he was on the ground after being ejected from a pickup truck, police said. G. Martin, 18, of Brea ...
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Can Police Wait Outside of a Bar?

Going to a local bar on a Friday or Saturday night to blow off some steam, celebrate a big promotion, or enjoy a night on the town with friends is everyone’s right. Of course, in order to avoid ...
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CHP Officer Rescues Baby from Fiery DUI Crash

Earlier this month, a Santa Ana man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after CHP officers rescued his wife and a 9-month-old baby girl from a burning 2001 Chevy Tahoe. Fortunately for the family, a ...
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Bikini-Clad Grandma Arrested for DUI

Earlier this month, video footage of a beautiful bikini-clad woman taking field sobriety tests has gone viral, and people from all over the nation have watched as the Florida woman failed roadside ...
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California DUI With a Child in the Car

With alcohol flowing freely at family BBQs and birthday parties, sports games, and holiday gatherings, it happens: parents enjoy a couple of drinks, collect their family members (kids included), and ...
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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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