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Blog Posts in August, 2017

Difference Between DUI and DWI

Are you one of those people who are struggling with the terms DUI and DWI? If so, you have plenty of company! Are they the same thing? Is DUI right and DWI wrong? Why do we have different terms? DUI ...
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DUI Blood Tests & DNA

Say you were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) and you strongly believe that the blood sample came back with too high of a blood alcohol concentration (BAC). Now, you want to see if you ...
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Is DUI a Misdemeanor in California?

Driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs has been a problem ever since automobiles became so affordable, virtually every household had one, if not two vehicles parked in the driveway. Before ...
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DUI: What if I Don't Complete Community Service?

Let’s say you were convicted of a misdemeanor DUI (your first offense ), and you did everything the court told you to do, but you didn’t complete the 120 hours of community service. Just ...
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DUI License Suspensions in California

California views having a driver’s license as a privilege, not a “right.” That said, you can keep your driver’s license providing you adhere to specific conditions. For ...
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Dangers of Mixing Prescription Drugs & Alcohol

If you’re taking at least one prescription medication, you’re not alone. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), an arm of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the ...
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Underage DUI in California

In California, it’s against the law for underage drivers (under 21-years-of-age) to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of.01%. This is because under ...
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DUI and Child Endangerment

With alcohol flowing freely at family BBQs and birthday parties, sporting events, and holiday gatherings, it happens: Parents enjoy a couple of drinks, collect their family members (kids included), ...
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Dangers of Mixing Oxycodone and Alcohol

When alcohol is consumed in excess, it can cause dangerous side effects, such as blurred vision, loss of coordination, nausea, vomiting, and poor judgement. Taken by itself, alcohol can seriously ...
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Drinking at College

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, “Harmful and underage college drinking are significant health problems, and they exact an enormous toll on the intellectual ...
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Can I Lose My Job Because of a DUI?

A driving under the influence ( DUI ) conviction can affect one’s ability to get a job for years because most job applications ask candidates if they’ve ever been convicted of a crime. ...
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Consequences of an Out-Of-State DUI

When we go on vacation or travel out-of-state on business, we don’t expect to get a speeding ticket or worse, get arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), but it happens more often than ...
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DUI Police Reports: What You Need to Know

If you were recently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, you may be wondering about the DUI “police report” that was written about the incident. Which facts ...
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DUI Defense Strategies

Were you arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Orange County? Are you afraid that your case is hopeless? Don’t give up, there are proven ways to fight and win a DUI case! Did the ...
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Medical Marijuana and DUID in California

In 1970, Congress made marijuana a Schedule 1 substance under the Controlled Substance Act because back then, the government believed that marijuana had “no accepted medical use.” Now, ...
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4 Questions After a DUI Arrest

Driving under the influence (DUI) is the one offense that everyday, non-criminals get arrested for all the time. Often, those arrested for DUI have never been in trouble with the law before so ...
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Auto Insurance After a DUI

If you’re facing drug or alcohol-related charges in Orange County or anywhere else in California, you’re probably concerned about being convicted, having your driver’s license ...
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Basics of a California DUI

DUI is short for Driving Under the Influence. While each state has enacted its own DUI or DWI laws, sentencing and penalties, all 50 states made it illegal to drive with a blood alcohol concentration ...
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Will a DUI Cost Me a New Job?

Whether you were recently arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) or you already have a DUI conviction, you’d probably like to know if a background check would cost you that new job you ...
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