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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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5 Questions About DUI

Once you are arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), a flood of questions will enter your mind, and that’s understandable. To help you better understand your situation, we are going to ...
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DUI Suspects: Watch What You Say

In the early morning hours of Thursday, January 23, 2014, pop sensation Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) after he was stopped for drag racing in a ...
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Felony DUI: Pursuing Aggressive DUI Defense

Are you facing felony DUI charges in Orange County? The consequences of a felony DUI in California are severe. If you’re convicted, you will face life-long consequences. A felony conviction ...
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Does a DUI Mean I Have to Go to Jail?

A drunk or drugged driving offense is not a simple moving violation, it’s a criminal offense. Since DUI is a crime, it is possible to go to jail. If you were recently arrested for DUI and are ...
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DUI Arrests & DMV Hearings

If you were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, you have just 10 days from the date of the arrest to request a DMV administrative hearing. If you do not request a DMV ...
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What You Should Know About a DUI

If you were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, there’s probably a lot that you don’t know about DUI. To help you better understand what you’re up ...
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Is 'Swerving' Probable Cause for a DUI Stop?

Can the police initiate a traffic stop whenever they want? Not exactly. They cannot pull you over on a “hunch” that you’re drunk driving because they saw you drive away from a ...
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Hidden Costs of a DUI Conviction

We all know it, being convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) subjects drivers to numerous penalties. Although the exact penalties vary from case to case – most convictions result in ...
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Tips and Tricks for Handling a DUI Stop

Orange County is crawling with police looking to make a DUI arrest. In fact, now there are even task forces exclusively dedicated to catching drunk drivers. Whether at a DUI checkpoint or a routine ...
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Underage DUIs and Expungements

If you were convicted of an underage DUI in California under VC 23136(a) , you may be wondering if it’s possible to get the underage DUI expunged, and this is a valid question! Let’s say ...
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Can I Later Be Charged With DUI?

It’s not uncommon for people to have a drink or two, drive home assuming their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is below the legal limit (which is.08%) and get into a car accident. Sometimes ...
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Is it Possible to Reopen a DUI Case?

Occasionally, we are asked if it’s possible to reopen a DUI case. Since this question has come up before, we want to explain how this situation can arise because yes, it is possible. Let’s ...
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Poor Driving Causes Unrelated to DUI

While it’s easy to assume that poor driving behaviors, such as swerving, speeding, and rolling through stop signs, are indications of a driver who is under the influence of drugs, this is not ...
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Using Social Media to 'Shame' Drunk Drivers

There is no doubt that social media is playing an increasingly important role not only for individuals but for businesses across the country. One's personal and professional reputation can be ...
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How Prior DUIs Impact Current Charges

If you were previously convicted of DUI (driving under the influence), new charges could result in serious consequences because the state enhances penalties for second and subsequent DUI convictions. ...
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DUI for Prescription Drugs?

With prescription drug use increasing in popularity, there has been an uptick in drug-related DUIs in California and across the nation in the last decade. With that in mind, we wanted to discuss how ...
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What You Should Know About DUI & Job Applications

Finding a new job that you love and that pays well can be a challenge, especially if you have a DUI on your record. With the black mark of a DUI hanging over your head, do you have to disclose your ...
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DUI Convictions Carry Non-Criminal Penalties

Were you recently arrested for driving under the influence in Orange County? In the face of DUI charges, your first concern may be going to jail, fines, AA classes, and an Ignition Interlock Device. ...
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Do I Really Need a DUI Attorney?

When you have been arrested for driving under the influence, you have a limited amount of time to get moving on your case to prevent the DMV from automatically suspending your driver’s license. ...
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How Police Look for Impaired Motorists

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over one million people have died in traffic collisions in the United States since 1966. From the late 1960s to the early ...
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    Chosen as a “Top DUI Attorney” in Orange County & rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo.

    Meet Virginia L. Landry
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