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

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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

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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?

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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

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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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  • 25 Jan 2016
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DUI Underage: The California Consequences

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DUI Underage: The California Consequences

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is against the law in California. However, if you are under the legal drinking age of 21 and convicted on drunk driving charges it can be complete disaster with significant penalties. California has some of the harshest DUI laws in the country and the state’s underage drunk driving …

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  • 21 Aug 2015
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How to Defend a Commercial Vehicle (CDL) DUI Case

Posted by Gurjit Srai In DUI August 21, 2015 0 Comment
How to Defend a Commercial Vehicle (CDL) DUI Case

If you have been charged with drunk driving while operating a commercial vehicle, it is important that you know what to do to beat the charges against you. A DUI charge for a commercial driver is handled differently than a regular DUI. These charges are regarded as more serious and can result in more severe …

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  • 30 Apr 2015
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Are Blood Alcohol Tests Always Accurate?

Posted by Gurjit Srai In DUI April 30, 2015 0 Comment
Are Blood Alcohol Tests Always Accurate?

It is a common question asked by our clients charged with driving under the influence (DUI).  Are blood alcohol tests always accurate?  Is science totally reliable? Blood Alcohol Testing Methods In California, a blood alcohol content (BAC) reading over .08% is considered driving under the influence.  There are three basic ways to obtain BAC levels. …

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