No one expects to get arrested for DUI. A few drinks too many and suddenly you can find yourself in the back of a police car asking, “how did this happen?” If this happens to you, an experienced DUI lawyer can help. The question is: how do you choose the right attorney for you? 1) […]
No One Expects to Get Arrested For DUI
Jan 19 , 2016
Can I Be Charged For DUI Without Driving?
Nov 24 , 2015
Suppose that you are arrested for DUI in California, but the officer didn’t actually see you driving. Perhaps you were sleeping in your car, or there was an accident and the police arrive after the fact. Can you still be convicted of DUI without driving? The answer, like many, is “it depends.” If you never […]
What If The Cops Don’t Read Me My Miranda Rights During a California DUI Stop?
Nov 23 , 2015
“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you. Do you understand the rights I have just read to you? With these rights […]
The Breathalyzer Flaws California DUI Lawyers Are Talking About
Aug 17 , 2015
If you are stopped for suspicion of DUI in California, you will likely be asked to take a Preliminary Alcohol Screening (PAS). A PAS device is a portable breath tester used by California police including California Highway Patrol (CHP), or Federal National Park Service Police Officers. Typically the Alco Sensor IV manufactured by Intoximeters Inc. is used during DUI […]
5 DUI Tips for Staying Safe Around the Holidays
Dec 5 , 2014
During the holiday season, it can be easy to get carried away and have one drink too many at a bar reuniting with family and friends. Here are five tips to help keep you and others safe during the holidays and to help prevent you from avoiding getting arrested for a DUI in California. 1. […]
Ask a DUI Lawyer: How Do I Answer Questions from the Police?
May 30 , 2014
I’m here to help people out of difficult situations. But you can help me help you, if you avoid common pitfalls that I see every day. One of the most frustrating examples is when my DUI clients make a bad situation worse with what I call a “lying admission.” It’s a double whammy. The better […]
How to Contact the DMV After a California DUI Arrest
Feb 17 , 2014
After a California DUI arrest, your license is typically confiscated and in its place, you receive a temporary license. The temporary license is a pink slip of paper. Having your license replaced by a thin sheet of paper can be a frustrating and confusing turn of events. The pink slip details the fact that your […]