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What to Do After Being Stopped for DUI

The best way to avoid being pulled over for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County is not to drive under the influence at all, but sometimes mistakes happen. Perhaps you were out at dinner ...
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DUI: The Criminal Stigma

On Aug. 20, 2014, The Council of State Governments referred to a study conducted by researchers from Arizona State University. The three-year study took a look at people with criminal records and how ...
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Can You Spot an Illegal Police Stop?

In Orange County, it’s not uncommon to see the police patrolling the streets, especially near bars and on busy streets on Friday and Saturday nights. Let’s say one Friday evening, you met ...
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Can Cycling Under the Influence Lead to a DUI?

While it may seem a lot less harmful than getting behind the wheel of a car after drinking, riding a bicycle when under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a crime in California. Bicycles are not ...
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California DUI Facts

According to the United States Census Bureau, California was home to an estimated 39,250,017 people in 2016 – that’s a lot of people that have the potential to be drunk driving. In 2012, ...
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Field Sobriety Tests in Orange County

Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs) are an incredibly important component in DUI cases, which is why our DUI attorneys at the Law Offices of Virginia L. Landry, Inc. have become SFST certified ...
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Deadline for Filing DUI Charges in California

If you were recently arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Orange County, or anywhere else in California, you may be wondering, “How long does the prosecutor have to ...
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Is There Such Thing as Attempted DUI?

With other crimes, like murder, assault and fraud, a person can be arrested, charged and even convicted for an attempt to commit the offense – even if the intended act does not come to fruition. ...
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How Long Will My OC DUI Case Take?

If you’ve been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, we highly recommend taking swift action within 10 days of the arrest to halt your license suspension. To do this, ...
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Will I Go to Jail For My First DUI?

In all 50 states, driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs is a crime punishable by jail, probation, mandatory DUI education, license suspension, and more. Unlike many states, including ...
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Are Blood & Breath Tests for DUI Accurate?

Suppose you are pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) or because of a traffic violation, such as speeding, and the officer suspects you may be under the influence of alcohol. ...
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DUI Myth Busted: Coffee Won't Sober You Up

One of the most common beliefs about drinking and driving is that a stiff cup of coffee can sober a person up enough to get behind the wheel of a car – this is a misconception! While coffee can ...
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Moving Immediately After a California DUI

Are you a resident of Orange County, California who has plans to move out of state for school, a job opportunity, or to be closer to friends or family? But, what if you were recently arrested for ...
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DUI Probation Terms in Orange County

In Orange County, California, most of the people who are convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) are placed on DUI probation, which is favorable because probation allows defendants to continue ...
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How an Underage DUI Can Affect One's Future

In California and the rest of the nation, it’s illegal to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of.08% or higher. For drivers under the age of 21, it’s against the law to drive ...
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Will a CA DUI Stop Me from Becoming an RN?

Are you planning on a career in nursing? If you are studying to become a Registered Nurse (RN) in California, or if you plan to begin studying to be an RN in the near future and you were arrested for ...
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Challenging an OC Marijuana DUI

With marijuana legalization in Alaska, California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, the path toward legalization appears to be one that many ...
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Wet Reckless Plea in Orange County

What is a California " wet reckless " and what does it have to do with DUI charges? In most cases, pleading down to a wet reckless is a great way to reduce a DUI charge. A driver cannot be ...
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DUI of Drugs Orange County

In Southern California and across the nation, virtually every driver is familiar with driving under the influence of alcohol. Since local, state, and nationwide campaigns inform the public about the ...
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DUI Checkpoints & Probable Cause in OC

Most of us never know when or where we’ll be stopped at a DUI or sobriety checkpoint. The police publicize the date and general location of Orange County DUI checkpoints, but do not tell the ...
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Two Ways to Challenge a DUI Case

Driving under the influence (DUI) is something the United States government takes very seriously, because if anything were to happen it places lives a great risk. The danger of a drunk driver rests ...
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DUI Checkpoints in Orange County, CA

DUI checkpoints or sobriety checkpoints are a way in which law enforcement attempts to curb drunk driving. The effectiveness of checkpoints has been a subject of debate in courts across the country, ...
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Orange County DUI Plea Bargains

If you've recently been arrested for drunk driving in Orange County, California, surely, you’re wondering, “What are my options?” DUI convictions are reported on your criminal ...
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DUI Arraignments in Orange County

Were you recently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, California? If so, your arraignment will be coming up in the near future. But, what is an arraignment exactly? After ...
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DUI Probation Violations in Orange County

In Orange County and throughout California, when a driver is found guilty of driving under the influence (DUI), he or she is usually granted probation. When someone is granted probation, they must ...
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