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5 Arrested in DUI Taskforce Sting at Newport Beach Courthouse

In recent news, five drivers convicted of DUI were arrested just after leaving the Harbor Justice Center in Newport Beach. The arrests were coordinated by the "Avoid the 38" DUI taskforce in ...
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San Diego Drunk Driving Lawyer on DUI Checkpoints

Do you know what the police look for when they are on patrol for drunk drivers at DUI checkpoints? San Diego police are conducting checkpoint throughout the holiday season. Read more from San Diego ...
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Three Years' Probation for NBA Star Lamar Odom's DUI

Los Angeles Clippers' star Lamar Odom pleaded "no contest" to his DUI charge on August 30 of this year and will now face 36 months (three years) of probation in addition to a three-month ...
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DUI Lawyer San Diego, CA

If you have been arrested for drunk driving, you need a DUI lawyer. San Diego, CA is aggressive in arresting people for DUI charges. By using DUI checkpoints, San Diego officers are attempting to ...
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Laguna Beach DUI Lawyer

If you get stopped for a DUI do you know what your rights and responsibilities are? This page should help you if you find yourself in that situation. As a Laguna Beach DUI Lawyer Virginia L. Landry ...
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DUI Checkpoints | San Diego

With the holiday season in full swing local, county and state police departments are scheduling more DUI checkpoints. San Diego area cities have received an in flux of money from state and federal ...
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More Errors Discovered at OC Crime Lab

Yesterday, the Orange County Crime Lab announced more errors with their blood-alcohol tests. It wasn't but a few weeks ago that the lab first announced a calibration error that had been allowed to ...
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Error at OC Crime Lab Could Indicate Other Oversights

Attorney Virginia Landry was recently featured in an article that appeared in the Los Angeles Times. The article was about the inaccurate blood tests resulting from calibration failures at the Orange ...
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Error at Orange County Crime Lab Led to False Blood Alcohol Readings

A "minor" error at the Orange County Crime Lab that has been allowed to continue since May of this year likely threw off the blood alcohol readings for hundreds of people. The lab recently ...
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Orange County DUI Checkpoints Grant

The Orange County Sheriff's Department was awarded a large grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety for a yearlong program aimed at reducing deaths and injuries on the roadway. This ...
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Orange County DUI Statistics

Behind Los Angeles and San Diego County, Orange County is the third most populous county in California. We are known world-wide for our famous attractions— from Disneyland and Knott's Berr y ...
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California Drugged Driving Bill Could Change DUI Policy

A new bill on drugged driving could change California DUI policy, and consequently, DUI policy throughout the nation. Driving under the influence isn't exclusive to alcohol anymore. An increasing ...
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How My Board Certification in DUI Defense Helps You

What is Board Certification and how can it help you? Attorney Virginia Landry has passed the rigorous examination to become Board Certified in DUI Defense with the National College of DUI Defense ...
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License Suspension Laws in California

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) can revoke a person's driving privileges immediately for commission of certain offenses. Those offenses include: Leaving the scene of an accident involving ...
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Interstate Consequences of a DUI

Under the Driver's License Compact, drivers arrested for drunk driving in a state other than their home state can still face criminal and administrative consequences. 45 states are currently ...
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The Benefit of a DMV Attorney in Orange County

Your license may have been suspended or revoked after a drunk driving offense, but did you know that you have the opportunity to contest this? In California, you have ten days after a drunk driving ...
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Expunging a DUI

No one wants a drunk driving charge on their record, which is why expungement is such good news. Expungement (or expunction) is a legal process that erases certain criminal arrests and convictions ...
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NFL Player Gets DUI Charges Reduced to Reckless Driving

Michael Turner, an NFL football player, is now cleared to play again. Turner was formerly arrested for drunk driving and facing a possible DUI conviction, but a plea deal successfully reduced his DUI ...
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Technology to End Drunk Driving

Most are familiar with the NTSB's latest recommendations to reduce the drunk driving limit to.05 blood alcohol concentration, but what about the NTSB's previous recommendations? The NTSB is ...
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Potential Change in Nationwide DUI Laws

According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) should be lowered from.08 percent to.05 percent. The NTSB made this recommendation at a ...
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DUI Crash Kills 2-Year-Old in Orange County

A two-year-old was killed when a drunk driver from Santa Ana sped through an intersection. A mother was crossing the street with her young daughter and toddler when she was met by the vehicle. The ...
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No Warrant, No Blood

The United States Supreme Court held in Missouri v. McNeely that forcing an unwilling suspect to have their blood drawn without first securing a warrant is a violation of their Fourth Amendment ...
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Virginia Landry Featured as a Top DUI Attorney in Car and Driver Magazine

In the May 2013 issue of Car and Driver magazine, Orange County DUI Lawyer Virginia L. Landry was featured as a "Top DUI Defense Attorney" in the nation. The featured advertisement ...
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California DUI Ten Day Rule

In the state of California, if you are arrested for driving under the influence, you only have ten days within which you can request a DMV hearing. This can be an incredibly important component to ...
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