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Blog Posts in February, 2015

Driver Crashes into San Clemente DUI Checkpoint

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – Earlier this month, a 29-year old man failed to stop at a DUI checkpoint set up in San Clemente; instead he crashed directly into it. He was subsequently arrested on ...
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Can a DUI Conviction Affect My Professional License?

Whether you are a nurse, doctor, insurance broker, or a real estate agent, you have worked hard to build a reputation, and more importantly a career. You may not realize it but a night out on the town ...
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I Was Arrested for DUI in Another State, Now What?

When we go on vacation, we don’t expect to get a speeding ticket, or worse, get arrested for DUI, but it happens more often than you might think. Whether it’s unfamiliarity with the area, ...
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Tips for Drinking More Responsibly

Alcohol plays a big role in our social society, especially when it comes to holiday parties, after work parties, and other types of gatherings. Regardless if you recently graduated college, are a ...
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Does Orange County Have a Social Host Ordinance?

The Orange County Board of Supervisors rejected a proposed Social Host Ordinance (SHO), which was initiated by Supervisor Todd Spitzer, who happens to be a MADD Outstanding Prosecutor awardee. The ...
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Valentine's Day Weekend DUI Checkpoints Result in OC Arrests

Valentine’s Day fell on a Saturday of a three-day weekend this year, and for many that meant more time to celebrate with loved ones. Due to the fact that couples and singles like to visit ...
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Can DUI Be Charged as a Felony?

If you have been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), you may be curious to know if your DUI case can be charged as a felony. While the majority of cases involving driving under the ...
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What is the California Vehicle Code?

In order to charge an individual with DUI, their actions must fall under the illegal activity outlined in the California Vehicle Code. A majority of DUI cases are charged under two key elements: ...
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How Long Will My License Be Suspended?

Getting charged with drunk driving undoubtedly brings many severe consequences. One of the most serious penalties that can impact an individual’s life is the license suspension, restriction, or ...
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Avoiding Arrest in Cities with High DUI Rates

In a study done just last year, Riverside and San Bernardino were both listed as among the worst cities in California and the entire country for DUI. Both have some of the highest alcohol-related ...
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Driving Stoned Not as Dangerous as Driving Drunk, Federal Study Says

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reported that motorists who drive after using marijuana are significantly less dangerous than those who consume alcohol before getting ...
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How Police Body Cameras Can Affect DUI Cases

In the recent months, there have been a number of highly publicized and highly controversial police shootings. These shootings and other similar events helped renew conversations about requiring law ...
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Forcible Blood Draw Issue Reviewed by Supreme Court

In 2012, a Colorado driver was involved in an accident that was determined to be related to being under the influence. After being taken to a hospital to check for injury, the driver became ...
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Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in California?

A DUI checkpoint, otherwise known as a "roadblock" is a situation where law enforcement briefly detains drivers in order to weed out any impaired drivers. The purpose of sobriety checkpoints ...
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Drinking & Bicycling: A Criminal Offense

Southern Californians enjoy beautiful weather year-round, especially when they live near Orange County's beach cities. Considering the breathtaking coastline along Laguna, Newport, and Huntington ...
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How BAC Affects Drivers

Blood alcohol content is one of the largest determinates of whether or not a person can be charged with DUI. Any driver that shows a BAC of 0.08% on a breath or blood test will face criminal charges ...
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