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Blog Posts in January, 2016

What is a Serna Motion?

You were arrested for a misdemeanor DUI, but it’s been over a year since the date of your arrest and you still haven’t heard back from the courts. Is there a statute of limitations for ...
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Orange DUI Checkpoint Yields 2 Arrests

ORANGE, Calif. – On Friday, Jan. 22, the Orange Police Department held a driving under the influence checkpoint, which by the end of the night yielded two DUI arrests. Where was the checkpoint? ...
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Arrested for DUI After Leaving a Bar

It’s a common story that we hear often. A guy or gal drives to a bar or a restaurant/bar to meet up with friends. They park outside of the main entrance, or in the bar’s parking lot and ...
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Santa Clara Sheriff's Deputy Arrested for DUI

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Earlier this month, a Santa Clara Sheriff’s deputy was arrested in Santa Clara after he allegedly drove into a Jack in the Box drive-thru under the influence of ...
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California's Underage Alcohol Possession Laws

It comes as no surprise that alcohol is the drug of choice for America’s youth. After all, how old were you the first time you took a sip or got drunk? Unfortunately, this early drinking has ...
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What is the 'Admin Per Se' Suspension?

Were you arrested for driving under the influence in Orange County, California? Did the officer snatch your driver’s license (where it will be sent to the Department of Motor Vehicles to be ...
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I'm Married to a Citizen, Will I Be Deported for DUI?

Are you an immigrant who is married to a U.S. citizen? As the spouse of a citizen, you should be eligible for a green card because you are considered an “immediate relative” of a U.S. ...
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Man Rescued by Jamie Foxx Busted for DUI

HIDDEN HILLS, Calif. – On Monday night at about 8:30 p.m. (Jan. 18), actor Jamie Foxx played one of the most important roles of his life, that of a Good Samaritan, when he and another witness ...
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Beauty Queen Caught Up in DUI Scandal

SEATTLE – According to pageant officials, Miss Washington USA Stormy Keffeler resigned her title after it was discovered that the beautiful brunette failed to disclose her DUI conviction, ABC 7 ...
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Police Misconduct in a DUI Case

As in any field, there is always room for mistakes, and police officers are NO exception. Whether an arresting officer is a good person who made an error in judgement, or the officer was one of the ...
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What is DUI Detection?

It’s no secret that the California Highway Patrol, in collaboration with local law enforcement agencies throughout Orange County, is on a mission to nab drunk drivers. Through the use of DUI ...
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Can I Get Fired for a DUI?

A conviction for driving under the influence can have several long-lasting consequences, for instance, the DUI stays on your driving record for 10 years and it will cause your auto insurance premiums ...
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Avoiding a Super Bowl Sunday DUI

Are you a football fan? If so, you’re probably looking forward to Super Bowl Sunday. This year’s game will be held on February 7 in Santa Clara, California at the Levi’s® ...
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Kern County Tests Oral Swabs in DUI Cases

In a recent Kern County case, oral swab evidence was used to convict a man of driving under the influence. This case has been closely observed by law enforcement and DUI attorneys nationwide, ...
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Alcohol Absorption Factors: Who Knew?

If you’ve experimented with drinking, you’ve probably come to realize that not only does alcohol affect people differently, your own body can handle alcohol differently depending on a ...
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My #1 New Year's Resolution: No More Drunk Driving

Who doesn’t like to drink? Well, there are some people who are recovering alcoholics or people who are on such a cocktail of medications, that they just can’t take the risk, and ...
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CHP: 150 DUI Arrests in LA Christmas Weekend

In Los Angeles County, the California Highway Patrol was busy arresting suspected drunk drivers over Christmas weekend. According to a CHP spokesman, the CHP arrested 150 drivers in Los Angeles County ...
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Uber Driver Arrested for DUI

LOS ANGELES – Since ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft were introduced to LA and Orange counties, they have been welcomed with open arms by residents who celebrated this affordable ...
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Lyft Driver Killed in DUI Crash on New Year's Day

HAWTHORNE, Calif. – On New Year’s Day, a 21-year-old Lyft driver was killed in a suspected DUI crash, according to police. At about 2:55 a.m. near the intersection of 120th Street and Doty ...
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Why You Need a DUI Attorney

If you were arrested for driving under the influence in the last few days, you may be asking yourself, “Do I really need a DUI attorney?” Just ask any lawyer, this is a no brainer – ...
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Looking Back at Orange County's DUIs for 2015

DUI arrests are down in Orange County as compared to a few years ago, but the number of crashes have been rising in OC and statewide. The steep drop in DUI arrests isn’t necessarily attributed ...
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