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I Just Got My First DUI – Santa Rosa DUI Attorney Blog

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I just got my first DUI. You may know someone who has faced charges of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. Depending how close you are to that person, a DUI happening to other people may or may not seem to be a huge deal. Our years of experience as DUI attorneys have… Read More »

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FAQs Regarding California Drivers License Suspension

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A drivers license suspension limits your freedom and may even cause you to lose your job if the job requires a license or a clean driving record. If you are arrested or charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, you may face several different potential penalties. These penalties include fines,… Read More »

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Recent Focus on Female DUI Arrests

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In the United States, men are arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol significantly more often than women. However, recent statistics and research show that the incidence of female DUIs has been steadily increasing over the years. For example, the Federal Bureau of Investigation reports that in 1980, only 9 percent… Read More »

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2013 California DUI Overview

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Why a California DUI overview of 2013? In the beginning of the new year, it is always good to look back at the stories that made headlines in the previous year. Unfortunately, a large amount of those stories involve people who were arrested, charged, or convicted for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol… 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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California Man Faces Possible Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

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Vehicular manslaughter charges may be pending for an as of yet unidentified 33 year-old driver in a 1999 Ford Taurus who caused a seven-car chain reaction crash on Ventura Boulevard December 16th 2013. One of the drivers involved, 64 year-old Cynthia Kirk of Los Angeles, died on impact. Though her exact fatal injuries have… 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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Forensic Lab Errors in Recent California DUI Cases

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In DUI cases (driving under the influence), one of the main piece of evidence that a prosecutor may use against you can be a a blood test showing that your blood alcohol content (BAC) was over the legal limit. In cases where a blood test is taken, Police employees take a blood sample following… Read More »

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Jail Time Credits for DUI Offenders

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Jail time credits for DUI offenders. DUI laws are constantly in flux.  Lawmakers at the state level are frequently working on various tweaks related to rules affecting those charged with drunk driving.  In most cases those changes relate to the severity of punishments and the alternative options to jail time. For example, late last… Read More »

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