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  • DUI & the Watson Advisement in California
    DUI & the Watson Advisement in California

    When someone is under the influence of alcohol and they cause a fatal accident, it can lead to severe consequences, even though the DUI defendant is a good person who made a huge mistake. While the ...

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  • Can DUI Lead to Murder Charges?
    Can DUI Lead to Murder Charges?

    Drunk and drugged driving carry serious penalties for offenders, such as license suspension, DUI probation , community service , DUI School , fines and jail time. Those consequences pale in comparison ...

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  • Can a DUI Be Charged as Murder?
    Can a DUI Be Charged as Murder?

    Prior to 1981, killing someone in a DUI accident didn’t lead to murder charges, but that all changed with the People v. Watson . In that case, the drunk driver was charged with second-degree murder ...

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  • What is the Watson Advisement?
    What is the Watson Advisement?

    For California drivers, the future consequences of a DUI conviction can be made worse when a driver is made to sign the Watson Advisement following a DUI conviction. The Watson Advisement is the ...

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  • Capistrano Beach Woman Gets 18 Years for DUI Murder
    Capistrano Beach Woman Gets 18 Years for DUI Murder

    SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – An Orange County woman convicted of killing a grandmother who was with her blind grandson during Fourth of July celebrations was sentenced on Nov. 20 to 18 years in prison for ...

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  • Huntington Beach Man Convicted of Murder in DUI Case
    Huntington Beach Man Convicted of Murder in DUI Case

    On Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, a Huntington Beach man was convicted of murder stemming from the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist that he struck and killed in Newport Beach, Calif. Just over a year ago, on ...

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