• 02 Jul 2021
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What Constitutes a Felony DUI in California?

Posted by srailawoffice In DUI July 2, 2021 0 Comment
What Constitutes a Felony DUI in California?

An enjoyable night out with friends can turn into a terrible nightmare involving the police. You had a few glasses of wine with friends, and now the police have arrested your for driving while under the influence (DUI). You might be wondering how much trouble you are in and what you can do to protect …

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  • 10 Mar 2021
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Consequences of Driving With a Suspended License

Posted by srailawoffice In DUI March 10, 2021 0 Comment
Consequences of Driving With a Suspended License

You can lose your driver’s license or have your license suspended for many different reasons, including but not limited to drunk driving, certain traffic citations and reckless driving. California drivers are no exception to the rules. Under California law, if you choose to continue operating your vehicle with a suspended or revoked license, you can …

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  • 23 Jan 2021
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What Is an Aggravated DUI?

Posted by srailawoffice In DUI January 23, 2021 0 Comment
What Is an Aggravated DUI?

Under California law, it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above .08%. If you are caught driving with a BAC of more than .08%, you will be charged with driving under the influence, or DUI. Getting convicted on a DUI charge can carry serious punishments that can seriously …

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  • 23 Nov 2020
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Can I Get a DUI If I Have a Medical Marijuana Card?

Posted by srailawoffice In DUI November 23, 2020 0 Comment
Can I Get a DUI If I Have a Medical Marijuana Card?

Most drivers know that California law makes it illegal to drive under the influence of any controlled substance, including marijuana. However, if you live in one of the states that have made it legal to use marijuana for medical purposes, you might think that as long as you carefully follow the medical marijuana rules, you …

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  • 20 Jun 2016
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What Happens When a California DUI Injures Another Party?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In DUI June 20, 2016 0 Comment
What Happens When a California DUI Injures Another Party?

Under California law, a DUI involving either alcohol or other controlled substances is typically charged as a misdemeanor – unless it involves injuries to someone other than the driver facing the DUI. Since alcohol impairs your ability to safely operate a motor vehicle, it is foreseeable and generally the case that driving under the influence …

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  • 13 Jun 2016
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The Negative Consequences of a California DUI Conviction

Posted by Gurjit Srai In DUI June 13, 2016 0 Comment
The Negative Consequences of a California DUI Conviction

You’re probably well aware that a DUI conviction can result in the loss of your driving privileges in California. What you may not be aware of is that there are other ways a drunk driving conviction can impact your life outside of needing to count on friends and family for rides for six months or …

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  • 10 Feb 2016
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Can Adults Be Legally Liable for California Underage Drinking?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In DUI February 10, 2016 0 Comment
Can Adults Be Legally Liable for California Underage Drinking?

The National Minimum Drinking Age Act was enacted in 1984 that set the minimum drinking age at 21. In order to comply with this federal law, states prohibit individuals less than 21 years of age to purchase or publicly possess alcoholic drinks. Despite this law, a 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported …

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  • 08 Feb 2016
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The 3 Common Non­Standardized Field Sobriety Tests

Posted by Gurjit Srai In DUI February 8, 2016 0 Comment
The 3 Common Non­Standardized Field Sobriety Tests

When law enforcement pulls you over on the suspicion of drunk driving, they may administer a number of different tests to determine your sobriety level, known as field sobriety tests. There are three standard DUI field sobriety tests: the horizontal gaze nystagmus test (HGN), the walk and turn test, and the one‐leg stand test. In …

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