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Will My Employer Find Out About My DUI?

Know when to get a DUI lawyer and if you are obligated to tell your employer. Although you have a DUI charge, it’s time to sigh a breath of relief. In 99% of cases, your employer will not find out about your arrest and it will not affect your employment. However, make sure you know about…Read More

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Will I Have to Serve Jail Time for my DUI?

The penalties for DUIs in California can be organized into four categories: jail time, fines, license suspension, and Ignition Interlock Devices (IIDs). Depending on the circumstances of the case, you may be punished with all four of these penalties, even after your first offense. Most cases, however, do not require any jail time served. This…Read More

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What is the Min / Max Amount of Time I Can Lose my Driving Privileges for DUI?

California DUI laws are tough. They are some of the toughest in the nation. However, there’s no standard answer to the above question. Once a charge of DUI has been leveled against an individual, that person has 10 days to appeal the charge the charge to the California DMV. So, determining which Los Angeles DUI…Read More

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How Much Money Is It Going to Cost for My DUI

When you’re charged with a DUI, it’s normal to worry about what potential costs you’ll incur. There are a few different types of costs that you could end up seeing, though it’s important to realize that not everyone will end up with all of these. If you hire an experienced DUI lawyer in Los Angeles,…Read More

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HUGE California Traffic Tickets Fines Effective 01/06/2011

Please be extremely careful in your driving and car registration & insurance matters. State of California is broke and they are trying hard to squeeze all of us hard to collect money. Effective immediately, if you do not stop at the red light, be ready to pay $436 in fines or if you pass a…Read More

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New Court decision helps Clients with dmv suspensions based in part on PRIOR CONVICTION from outide California

On Nov. 23, 2010, the Court of Appeal held that a prior DUI conviction from another state (Nevada) could not be used as a basis for the DMV to suspend the license because the conduct, which if committed in California, would not be a DUI, and the DMV erred in suspending the license AND the…Read More

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Excluding PAS Results

The “preliminary alcohol screening” test is used by most law enforcement agencies and it produces breath test readings which are usually not helpful to the defense. It is the hand-held device used at the scene of the arrest, usually after the cop has finished the field sobriety tests. A citizen has the RIGHT TO REFUSE…Read More

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Recent decision that .08% in insufficient proof for DMV to suspend license

The Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court’s finding that the DMV failed to meet its burden of proof with two breath test measurements at the police station of .08, .08%. The court reasoned the DMV is precluded by Title 17, Section 1220.4 “from reporting B.A.C. results to more than two decimal places.” Thus, the…Read More

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