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Driver’s License Suspensions in California — California DMV Lawyer

California DMV Lawyer Unfortunately, if you are pulled over by police for a routine traffic violation or a minor auto accident, the investigating officer can request from the Department of Motor Vehicles that you be re-examined in order to maintain your driving privileges. In California, this can result in a significant impact to ones life [...]

By |August 7th, 2018|Criminal Defense, Driver's License Suspensions, Driving Under the Influence|Comments Off on Driver’s License Suspensions in California — California DMV Lawyer

Posting Bail on California Criminal Charges — Defendants No Longer Have to Post Bail Twice

When arrested in California on criminal charges many defendants’ first call is not to an attorney but rather to a bail bondsman in  hopes of getting out of jail immediately.   Typically, a bail bonds company in California will require a defendant in custody to come up with 10% of the actual scheduled bail.  Even in [...]

By |July 23rd, 2016|Assault, Burglary, Criminal Defense, Driving Under the Influence, Drug Crimes, Gun Charges, los angeles criminal attorney, Theft Crimes|Comments Off on Posting Bail on California Criminal Charges — Defendants No Longer Have to Post Bail Twice

California DUI – Admissibility and Reliability of the Road Side Breath Test

As observers of Memorial Day in 2016 have a good time perhaps partaking in an adult beverage or two, it is always advisable to avoid drinking and driving whenever possible both for your own safety and the safety of other California drivers.  However, all too often, whether a drive is driving under the influence or [...]

By |May 29th, 2016|Criminal Defense, Driving Under the Influence, los angeles criminal attorney|Comments Off on California DUI – Admissibility and Reliability of the Road Side Breath Test

Los Angeles Ram Arrested for DUI in California

On Tuesday May 10, 2016, Los Angeles Ram safety and former Southern California T.J. McDonald was arrested for DUI after driving into a parked car at the 22900 block of Gershwin Drive in Woodland Hills, California.  There appeared to be no injuries to any bystanders and no passengers in the car that was damaged by [...]

By |May 16th, 2016|Criminal Defense, Driving Under the Influence, los angeles criminal attorney, Misdemeanor Charges|Comments Off on Los Angeles Ram Arrested for DUI in California

Driving Under the “Affluenza”: DUI Vehicular Manslaugher in California

Getting a DUI when you have no prior record and are otherwise a law abiding citizen can be very serious and daunting.  However, when the DUI also involves a car accident where another person dies, the case then becomes life changing where a criminal defendant can face not only charges of manslaughter but even murder. [...]

By |December 30th, 2015|Criminal Defense, Driving Under the Influence, Murder|Comments Off on Driving Under the “Affluenza”: DUI Vehicular Manslaugher in California
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