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What Happens if You Refuse a Breath Test in a California DUI Stop?

There are two different types of breath tests that an individual may be asked to take when stopped by the police for suspicion of a DUI. What happens if you Read More

What Factors Make a DUI Charge a Felony?

A DUI is a serious offense that, upon conviction, can significantly impact a person’s life and livelihood. California law includes a wide range of DUI penalties that can vary based Read More

How to Avoid License Suspension Following a DUI Arrest in California

If you’re charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you can lose your license even before your criminal case is heard in court. A four-month administrative license Read More

Frequently asked questions about DUI charges

You likely have many questions if you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI). Understanding the charge against you will help you make informed decisions about your case Read More

Pleading to a “wet reckless” to avoid a felony DUI

Getting arrested for a DUI can be terrifying, especially for someone who is facing felony charges. There is, however, another option for certain offenders. First-time offenders may be able to enter Read More

When is public intoxication illegal?

In California’s major cities, small towns and rural areas, there are plenty of places to enjoy booze. While you probably know it is against the law to drive a motor Read More

What happens when you get a DUI in California?

A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in California results in serious penalties. The state has established base penalties for this offense, which the court may Read More

DUIs, other convictions can affect professional licensing

Doctors, lawyers and other professionals who need a license from the state to legally work know how important it is to protect that license. Without it, a person is likely to Read More

What are the potential consequences for a first time DUI?

There are many different reasons people consume alcohol in California and, for the most part, there is nothing wrong with consuming alcohol from time to time. However, when people consume Read More

What California drivers should know about sobriety checkpoints

People may have heard that a police officer has to have probable cause before he or she can pull the car over to find out if the driver is driving Read More

Survey shows Californians don’t know marijuana DUI laws

Many of us are aware that driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.08 or higher can result in a DUI arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol. However, Read More

Vehicular manslaughter charges may stem from a DUI

When someone gets behind the wheel after drinking, they are typically not thinking about the worst-case scenario. The tragic reality is that many people end up getting killed in accidents Read More

New bill may lower maximum BAC level for California drivers

Earlier this year, Utah adopted a new law lowering the maximum blood alcohol content for drivers to .05, the lowest in the country. A new California bill may mean the Read More

Unintended consequences of proposed change to California DUI law

Last month, California lawmakers were presented a bill that calls for a significant reduction in the amount of alcohol you can have in your system while driving. AB 1713 would Read More

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