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Multiple DUI Convictions Can Lead to Prison Time

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The penalties for multiple DUI convictions (driving under the influence) in California can be severe, and can include probation, fines, and even jail. California law considers DUI a “priorable” offense. This means the penalties can become substantially more severe if you have prior DUI convictions on your record during a certain period of time,… Read More »

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I Was Under the California DUI Legal Limit and Still Got a DUI

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I was under the California DUI legal limit but still got a DUI. Most people who drive in California are aware it is illegal to drive while under the influence of alcohol, and that the “legal limit” for a driver’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08 percent. Many people are surprised to learn, however,… Read More »

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Reasons Why an Alcohol Breath Test May Be Inaccurate

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In many DUI cases, a prosecutor will attempt to use the results of an alcohol breath test as concrete evidence that your blood alcohol content (BAC) was over the legal limit of 0.08 percent. Many people facing DUI charges may believe that alcohol breath test results will be insurmountable evidence and thus they believe… Read More »

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DUI Can Lead to Vehicular Manslaughter and Other Charges

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Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs could lead to vehicular manslaughter and other charges. Driving under the influence  is against the law in California, as well as across the entire United States. People who are arrested and charged for suspected DUI may face serious consequences, including extensive fines, suspension of their… Read More »

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California Police Expand Suspicion of DUI Focus in the New Year

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When police pull someone over for suspicion of dui and suspect that person is driving under the influence of alcohol, they often use a breathalyzer test to check the driver’s blood alcohol content (BAC). A breathalyzer result of .08% or more will be used against the driver in court by the prosecutor to secure… Read More »

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Basic Field Sobriety Test Information

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When a person is under suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI), the investigating officer will often conduct the Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST). The SFST is actually a battery of three separate tests, designed to determine whether a person is intoxicated or not. The tests were developed through research… Read More »

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DUI Enforcement Increases over Holidays

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Ongoing DUI enforcement efforts have led over this past year the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to team up with state law enforcement agencies to enact the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign across the United States. Over Labor Day weekend, law enforcement departments across the state of California worked together with the… Read More »

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Common Ways to Contest DUI Charges

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What are some common ways to contest DUI charges? If you have been arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, the law enforcement officers and prosecutors have already made up their minds that you are guilty. However, DUI defense attorneys know that many different sets of circumstances can… Read More »

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Anyone can be Arrested for DUI

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Do you think you won’t be arrested for DUI? Driving under the influence of alcohol is against the law, however millions of people still choose to operate a motor vehicle after having too much to drink every day in the United States. People often continually drink too much and drive because they believe they… Read More »

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DUI Cases, DUI Defenses and Forensic Lab Accreditation Issues

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Forensic laboratories often play a large role in DUI cases. If law enforcement administers a blood test, the forensic lab will be responsible for storing the sample, testing the level of alcohol or drugs in the sample, and reporting the results. Similarly, labs are often responsible for proper calibration and reporting of breathalyzer tests,… Read More »

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