DUI Information

How Police Academy Prepares New Officers

Police is a systematized body of civil officers whose particular duties are the protection of good order, the prevention and revealing of crime, and the implementation of the laws. But doing such complex and hard job is no easy thing to do. For one to perform all these duties you require to prepare yourself brilliantly for any of the situations […]

California DUI Expungement

A DUI conviction can lead to a criminal record you can ill-afford to have. It can lead to you losing the opportunities for jobs, as well as professional license and permits you may need or desire one day. It can change the entire course of your life due to one fateful decision you know you should not have made. However, […]

A DUI When Under 21 Years Old

If you are under 21 years of age in the state of California, you are subject to what is called a zero tolerance law if found to be driving drunk. In California, the legal limit for Blood Alcohol Concentration administered via a preliminary screening like a breathalyzer test is below .01%. If you are between the ages of 18 and […]

Typical DUI Procedures in California

When you are facing a DUI charge in California or any state, it can be a frightening experience, especially if you are a first-time offender. Although a DUI is a misdemeanor, it is still a criminal misdemeanor and can end up on your permanent record and affect the rest of your life. If you want the best possible outcome, you […]

Facing Multiple DUI Offenses in San Diego

If this is not your first time being charged with a DUI in California, you can be up against a much more difficult journey and harsher penalties than you might imagine. A first time offender can indeed face fines, a license suspension and jail time, but the severity of these sentences increases each time you face this charge. If convicted, […]

San Diego Police Checkpoints for DUI

DUI checkpoints are used regularly throughout the country to pull over suspected drunk drivers or drivers under the influence of mind-altering drugs, prescription of otherwise. Whether these checkpoints are used correctly and how the officer conducted his or herself at these checkpoints is of concern to a San Diego DUI lawyer and can be used in a defense during a […]

Common Penalties for a DUI in San Diego

The consequences for being convicted of driving under the influence in California can have devastating effects on your present, as well as the rest of your life. The penalties can include jail time, steep fines and a license suspension. Whether you are a first-time offender or not, this is a serious charge and it needs a serious defense. A good […]

The State of Your Drivers License After a DUI

One of the main things at stake when you are arrested for driving under the influence is your drivers’ license. And losing your license is no laughing matter. You may use it to get to and from work and may even use it as part of your actual job. If you lose it, there is a possibility of also losing […]

Testing Your Sobriety at the Scene

When you are pulled over as a DUI suspect, chances are you will be asked to perform a series of what are called field sobriety tests to determine if you are capable of being behind the wheel. These tests must be administered in a specific way in accordance with the law and can often lead you to being asked to […]

The Accuracy of Chemical Testing

While breathalyzer tests are the most means used to measure a person’s Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) when they have been pulled over for allegedly driving under the influence, their accuracy has been called into question in recent years. Many San Diego DUI attorneys choose to use this fact as a defense, as well as how the test was administered, when […]