DUI Legal Archives

Can a DUI Case Be Dismissed?

Is It Ever Possible to Have a DUI Dismissed? Being charged with a DUI (driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol) is a serious matter in California which, if convicted, can have severe consequences, including jail time, fines, and having your driver's license suspended. However, there are many situations in which it's possible [...]

By | January 4th, 2024|DUI|0 Comments

What Is the Difference Between DUI and DWI in California?

Some states treat DUIs and DWIs differently as far as the type of crime they are and what penalties might be relevant if you’re convicted. California doesn’t treat them differently and, in fact, refers to any type of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol as a type of DUI. When you face any [...]

By | August 25th, 2022|Criminal Defense, DUI|0 Comments

What is a DUI?

Being charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs (DUI) can be intimidating and distressing, especially if it’s your first time brushing with the law. In California, a DUI is a serious criminal charge that can easily damage your life and reputation. However, it isn’t impossible to fight such charges and win. With [...]

By | May 30th, 2022|DUI|0 Comments

What Happens If You Refuse A DUI Chemical Test?

If the police stop you in California for suspicion of DUI (driving under the influence), does the law require you to submit to a field sobriety test? What about a breath exam? If you refuse the test, what can happen? Will you need to speak with an Orange County DUI attorney? These are complicated questions [...]

By | March 15th, 2020|DUI|0 Comments

The Punishments For Underage DUIs in Orange County, CA

Drinking and driving is the leading factor in the majority of fatal traffic crashes involving teenagers. If you are the parent of a California teen, our Orange County DUI law firm suggests that you speak often to your child about the hazards of drinking and driving. No teenager needs a conviction for driving under the [...]

By | November 17th, 2018|DUI, Underage DUI|0 Comments

Can A DUI Affect Your Immigration Status?

In every state, driving under the influence is considered a serious crime. There are serious penalties for anyone who is convicted of DUI, but if you are an immigrant in the U.S. – and even if you have lawful permanent resident status – a DUI conviction can have drastic consequences. Understand that this is a [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|DUI|0 Comments

Top Defenses For DUI in California

In all fifty states, the penalties for DUI (driving under the influence) and DWI (driving while intoxicated) can be quite severe. If someone is arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Southern California, it’s important to know what legal defenses are admissible and what defense might work best. By mounting a viable defense [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|DUI|0 Comments