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Study Finds Drowsy Driving is as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

According to a study by AAA, driving tired increases the risk of an automobile accident and can even be comparable to drunk driving. Through awareness about the frequency of drowsy driving and understanding the predictors that increase your risks, we can begin to decrease sleep-related accidents across the country. Statistics on Drowsy Driving From the…Read More

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Discovery is the process by which evidence is obtained. In a DUI case, discovery may include attorneys' efforts to obtain the following

What Does Discovery Mean in DUI Case?

Many people who are arrested for DUI have never been in a similar situation before. If you’ve recently been charged with DUI, this may even be the first time you’ve been in trouble with the law. As such, some of the terminology may sound foreign and confusing. One word you’ll likely hear frequently in the…Read More

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DUI Lawyer Los Angeles, Jon Artz Blog - Diabetes and DUI blog post

Diabetes and DUI – What You Need To Know

Police officers are humans; as such, they can make mistakes. When they suspect a person of driving under the influence, for instance, they may have preemptively decided which factors will determine a person’s guilt or innocence. This inherent need to separate right from wrong can cloud a person’s ability to judge the situation based on…Read More

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Although bills are not yet laws in the eyes of police officers, it’s important for consumers to understand that the introduction of recreational marijuana is very much a gray area in states that have allowed its usage.

2017 California Cannabis Bills – Knowledge is Power

With the recent passage of California Proposition 64, it is now legal for adults to possess and consume cannabis in the state. Though you no longer need to have a medical recommendation, many state officials have taken swift action to ensure recreational marijuana is safe for the user and others around them. Learn about the…Read More

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How California Title 17 Violations Can Help Your DUI Case

How California Title 17 Violations Can Help Your DUI Case

If a police officer pulls you over and charges you with DUI, there are certain procedures and protocols that he or she must abide by. Many of these requirements fall under a set of rules known as Title 17 of the California Code of Regulations. In short, Title 17 dictates how blood tests, breath tests,…Read More

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Contact Jon Artz today if you need to speak with an experienced DUI lawyer in Los Angeles. The fastest way is by calling: 310-820-1315.

Changing Your Record Under California Proposition 47

In November of 2014, California voters passed Proposition, which allows certain low-level, nonviolent crimes to be converted from felonies to misdemeanors. If you were charged with a felony because of petty theft or minor drug possession, you may be eligible to change your record to a misdemeanor. As long as your crime is not on…Read More

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California Aggravated DUI Offenders Face Longer Classes

California Aggravated DUI Offenders Face Longer Classes

Among the many reasons to consult an experienced DUI attorney is the fact that aggravated DUI offenders in California will face longer classes than those usually required by the state. Understand the full scope of CA DUI penalties and what to do if the charges are exacerbated with an aggravating circumstance. Aggravated DUI Defined Standard…Read More

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DUI Lawyer Jon Artz Receives Avvo Top Contributor Award

Jon Artz Receives Avvo Top Contributor Award

This award is given to attorneys who have answered a certain number of legal questions asked on AVVO.com. In 2016 alone, DUI lawyer Jon Artz earned 1,500 contributor points. Avvo is the leading online legal marketplace, providing profiles, reviews, and peer endorsements for lawyers in the United States. It’s where anyone can ask a legal…Read More

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How to Avoid Jail with Your 2nd DUI - Los Angeles DUI Attorney Jon

How to Avoid Jail When You’ve Been Arrested for Second DUI

While the penalties for DUI in California are strict, there are several offenses that do not typically include jail time – even for a second offense. If you’ve been arrested for second DUI, it’s important to seek legal counsel from an experienced DUI attorney to discuss one of three alternatives to jail. Penalties for Second…Read More

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Top 3 Reasons DUI Cases Are Dismissed

Top 3 Reasons DUI Cases Are Dismissed

While a DUI is the most serious driving violation and an incredibly difficult charge to contest, there are instances that warrant a dismissal. As such, it’s advisable to consult an experienced DUI attorney if you’re facing charges you feel may have been brought about unlawfully. Top 3 Reasons for DUI Dismissal Legality of the Traffic…Read More

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