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What You Need to Know About DUI School

Anyone convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in California must attend mandatory alcohol rehabilitation classes, often referred to as "DUI School." The length of time DUI School ...
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Probation for a California DUI

For a client who was arrested for driving under the influence who has the odds stacked against them, DUI probation is an excellent alternative to incarceration. But, in order to receive probation, the ...
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Can a Breathalyzer Be Tricked?

There’s something about having a couple of drinks, getting behind the wheel because you feel “fine,” and then having a cop driving behind you. Suddenly, your nerves are rattled, your ...
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Studies About Repeat DUI Offenders

Throughout the past several years, a number of organizations and government agencies have focused heavily on driving under the influence (DUI). As part of this focus, many safety officials have ...
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DUI Arrests and a Driver's Rights

As a driver, you have rights if you are pulled over and arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). It’s important to understand and remember these rights, as exercising them may ...
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California's Administrative Per Se Law

As of this writing, it’s been over 25 years since California enacted the automatic driver’s license suspension law for drunk drivers, also known as the “Administrative Per Se ...
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Can a DUI Be Charged as Murder?

Prior to 1981, killing someone in a DUI accident didn’t lead to murder charges, but that all changed with the People v. Watson. In that case, the drunk driver was charged with second-degree ...
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DUI: Ignorance Is Not a Defense

In 2014, Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount were charged with driving under the influence of marijuana. At the scene of the traffic stop, the officer reported ...
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Automatic License Suspension for Underage DUI

Most parents already know that drinking is common among America’s youth. After all, parents of teenagers can remember what it was like when they were young. But, how big is the drinking problem ...
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Can a DUI Ruin My College Life?

Going to college full time can be all-consuming. Many diehard college students spend practically all day, and sometimes all night studying between classes and hitting the books. Some college students ...
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About Out-of-State DUIs

What happens if you live in another state but are arrested for DUI (driving under the influence) in Orange County, California? This is an important issue to consider, as you face unique challenges and ...
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What Not to Say During a DUI Stop

As Orange County DUI defense attorneys, we have represented hundreds, if not thousands of DUI defendants over the years, and we can say that most of them were nervous during their DUI stop. ...
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How California Winters Affect DUI Arrests

In many other states across the United States, winter DUIs are especially dangerous considering the fog, snow, low visibility, blizzard conditions, and ice on the roads. These dangerous conditions ...
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Lesser-Known Facts About a Holiday DUI

Now that it’s December, we are smack in the middle of the busiest DUI season of the year. Why? Because, it’s the holidays and as we all know, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New ...
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California's 'Per Se' DUI Law

According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), in 1980 when MAAD was founded, about 25,000 people were killed in alcohol-related crashes each year. By 2014, the number of alcohol-related ...
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Prescription Drug DUI and Teens

Sure, we have street drugs, such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, “shrooms,” crack, and ecstasy, but for the average teenager, they’re not always easy to come by. Prescription ...
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About DUI Accidents in California

We all know that simple driving under the influence (DUI) charges are serious. After all, a conviction for a first DUI without any aggravating circumstances can translate into probation, fines, ...
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To Accept or Deny a DUI Plea Bargain?

In the criminal justice system, plea bargains are used extensively for different reasons. Due to Southern California’s large population, the Los Angeles and Orange County courts are overloaded ...
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When is a California DUI a Felony?

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in Orange County can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. In fact, DUI is one of those “wobbler” offenses that can be prosecuted either ...
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What is Probable Cause for a DUI Stop?

Ever wondered how law enforcement initiates a DUI stop? Can they randomly select people who drive out of bar parking lots? Can they pull you over because you had a guilty look? Can they pull you over ...
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Prosecuting Drug Impaired Drivers

Since our youth, we’re inundated with information about the dangers of drinking and driving. By the time American children hit the sixth grade they know all about drunk driving; some of them are ...
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DUI of Drugs Not so Easy to Prove

Most people associate driving under the influence (DUI) charges with alcohol, but in recent years we have seen a steady increase in arrests for DUI involving drugs – specifically prescription ...
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Don't Get a DUI on Thanksgiving!

The holidays have officially arrived, and a lot of us couldn’t be happier. During the latter half of November and December, a lot of Orange County residents hop on a plane so they can be once ...
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How Miranda Rights Influence a DUI Case

Various misconceptions exist when it comes to the influence of Miranda rights in a DUI case. Some believe that if you are not read your rights, anything you say cannot be used against you in a ...
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Teens and Drunk Driving

If you have a son or daughter who is between the ages of 12 and 19, there’s a good chance that you’re concerned about them drinking alcohol and taking drugs. If your teen is 16 or older ...
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