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Do Out-of-State DUIs Count as Priors?

In today’s day and age, people move around a lot. It’s not uncommon to move out-of-state because of school, a sweetheart, a job offer you can’t refuse, or simply the need for a ...
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Why Justin Bieber Wasn't Deported for DUI

When Justin Bieber was arrested for driving under the influence in 2014, lots of people were wondering if he would be deported for his mischief in South Florida. After his DUI arrest in Miami Beach on ...
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Tips for Avoiding a 4th of July DUI

It’s that time of year again, the 4th of July is just around the corner. Orange County locals and tourists alike love to celebrate the holiday with friends, family, barbeques, and let us not ...
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Driver's License Compact: What You Should Know

With Disney Land, Laguna and Newport Beaches, Orange County is a popular tourist destination. Not only is OC beautiful nearly every day of the year, it’s about a two-hour drive to another ...
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California DUI: Low Blood Alcohol Concentration

If you’re like a LOT of California drivers, you may think, “I can’t get a DUI if my blood alcohol concentration is below the legal limit.” We hate to break it to you, but that ...
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Turning Away from a DUI Checkpoint

According to the Governor Highway Safety Association (GHSA), “Sobriety checkpoints (also called DUI checkpoints) are locations where law enforcement officers are stationed to check for signs of ...
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Driving on a Suspended License After Wet Reckless

When someone is arrested for DUI in California, what happens next is the driver’s license suspension, especially if the driver fails to request a DMV hearing within 10 days of the arrest (to ...
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Moderate vs. Binge Drinking

If you’re like a lot of people, you enjoy an occasional glass of wine or beer. Or, perhaps it’s not that occasional – you may like to have a glass of wine (or two) each night while ...
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Can a DUI Be Expunged Early From a Driving Record?

As you are likely well-aware, once you have a DUI conviction, you can expect your automobile insurance rates to shoot through the roof. Clearly, DUI becomes a real hassle when it comes to affordable ...
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Why DUI Heats Up in the Summer

If you live in Orange County, you know that everything “heats up” in the summer. Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, and Balboa Island become major tourist attractions; the beaches become ...
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7 Things You Need to Know About DUI

For the average person, driving under the influence (DUI) can be a complicated topic. When faced with a DUI stop, a DUI arrest and official criminal charges, the driver often doesn’t know what ...
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DUI Plea Bargains in California

Were you arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County? While you may not know what to expect from here on out, you can expect one thing: the prosecutor will likely approach you to ...
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How Long Does DUI Stay on a Driving Record?

If you were convicted of driving under the influence (DUI), you learned that one of the most expensive consequences of a DUI is how it affects auto insurance premiums. If you were recently arrested ...
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DUI and Child Custody

If you’re a parent who was recently arrested for driving under the influence ( DUI ), and you’re separated or divorced from your child’s other parent, you may be concerned about what ...
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How Underage DUI Affects Auto Insurance

For many parents, letting their teenage son or daughter drive for the first time can be very scary. Though entering the world of driving is a part of growing up, it doesn’t mean parents ...
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Medications: Not Always Safe for Driving

If you are currently taking medication to treat anxiety, pain, insomnia, allergies, depression, or another medical condition, is it safe to drive? According to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration ...
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Can I Be Sued for a DUI Accident?

When a person is convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County, they can face criminal consequences and non-criminal or civil consequences, especially if the drunk driver caused an ...
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California DUI Probation Violations

In California, most first-time driving under the influence (DUI) convictions involve probation. DUI defendants generally consider probation to be a “favorable alternative” over having to ...
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Arrested for Flying Under the Influence?

For many people, the phrase " driving under the influence " elicits images of someone behind the wheel of a car. But did you know that you can be charged with DUI even if you are not driving ...
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What Your Medicine Cabinet Has to do With DUI

Virtually every licensed California driver is aware that they can get arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) if they are caught driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of.08% in their ...
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Penalties for Boating Under the Influence in CA

Now that the weather is getting warmer every day and the summer is fast approaching, more Southern Californians will be hitting the beaches and lakes for fun in the sun. If you are like many residents ...
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DUI and Your Good Reputation

There have been many cases where a driver with an otherwise good driving record and no criminal history hired an experienced DUI defense attorney and got their charges dropped. How are such cases ...
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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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