Discovering that a friend or family member has been arrested for driving under the influence in California can be a stressful experience for everyone involved. Not surprisingly, most people don't know what to do or who to…more
The Orange County Sheriff's Department's Avoid the 38 Orange County DUI Task Force is implementing an intensive campaign to target drunk drivers during the last few weeks of summer. These Orange County DUI sobriety checkpoints…more
Like most other states, California has an "implied consent" law that requires drivers to submit to chemical testing and/or perform field sobriety tests if a law enforcement officer suspects they are driving impaired.
If you have been arrested on charges of driving under the influence, don't make the same mistakes that so many others have:
Not taking the matter seriously. This is a charge that will follow you for the rest of your life, if…more
While robotic cars may not be coming to California quite yet, neighboring Nevada is taking significant steps to pave the way for self-driving cars.
The state recently passed legislation that would allow the state's Department…more
Anyone who has ever consumed alcohol in a group knows that it affects everyone a bit differently. In addition, a person's individual tolerance can also vary depending on the circumstances.
Below are several important factors…more
Our California DUI Defense Law Firm has put out the following press release proving tips on how to have a safe and DUI-free Fourth of July Weekend. If you are arrested during this holiday weekend or at any point in time, contact…more
Over the past several months, we have been chronicling Congressional efforts to shut down the DUI checkpoint applications (apps) offered by various smart phone providers. On June 8, Apple finally relented to the mounting…more
Many drivers who are arrested for driving under the influence in California are actually stopped by the police for a different reason altogether, such as a broken taillight or expired inspection sticker. In the case of Darius…more
Unfortunately, it is not always easy to find someone to serve as a designated driver. Often, the person who says they will stay sober and drive you home ends up drinking too much. Since is never a good idea to get in the car…more
If you constantly apply Purell hand sanitizer and have to participate in frequent drug tests for work, you may want to re-think your actions or you may be penalized for a California DUI or consuming alcohol even if you haven't…more
EXPUNGEMENT – WHAT IS IT?
An expungement is also called a sealing of a criminal record and is a short, legal process that can clear someone’s criminal past from an individual’s record. The process starts when an action is…more
Drivers who are convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) may be able to avoid jail time with a sentencing alternative such as electronic monitoring. Electronic monitoring, also known as “house arrest,” involves having the…more
DUI Checkpoints are designed to protect the public as well as other motorists from potentially fatal accidents. However, many times these DUI sobriety checkpoints cause more of a headache for motorists and do not net as many DUI…more
When certain factors exist when a driver is arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in California, the basic DUI charge is then “enhanced” by such factors. For instance, having children in the vehicle or being involved…more
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