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Miranda Rights Overview

If you are a fan of police dramas or law TV series, then you’ve probably heard the line, “You have to remain silent…,” playing out so many times. This phrase normally pops up when an officer arrests a suspect. These words are a tidbit of what we call, “Miranda Rights.” Unfortunately, most people do not [...]

2019-08-13T22:56:01+00:00 August 10th, 2019|Criminal Law, DUI|

What Happens When You Get A DUI For The Second Time In California?

Driving under the influence is very serious and a criminally punishable offense. And while a first DUI offense will be treated as a misdemeanor, repeat offenses carry much higher penalties. Statistics show that about 27% of people arrested on DUI grounds in California are repeat offenders. As a result, there have been concerted efforts by [...]

2019-07-26T07:38:08+00:00 July 15th, 2019|DUI|

Can You Get A DUI Even If You’re Not Driving?

When it comes to operating a vehicle while under the influence, it's not always just for driving while intoxicated-- you don't even have to be in your vehicle to get arrested. Lots of people find that out every year when they are arrested for a DUI charge in the state of California. Driving while under [...]

2019-07-22T17:39:13+00:00 June 28th, 2019|DUI|

What is Drugged Driving?

All forms of intoxicated driving are against the law in California, whether a motorist is impaired from alcohol, marijuana, an illegal substance, over-the-counter, or legal prescription drug. Unlike the breathalyzer devices used to measure alcohol intoxication, there is no other suitable and convenient device that allows law enforcement officers test motorists who are highly suspected [...]

2019-06-15T00:34:52+00:00 June 13th, 2019|Criminal Law, DUI|

DUI Checkpoints

California police may not immediately pull over a motorist in traffic unless that police officer has "probable cause" to make the stop. Without good reason and probable cause, no traffic stop or arrest can legally be made - in most cases. However, sobriety checkpoints, or "DUI" checkpoints, are an exception to that rule. DUI checkpoints [...]

2019-05-29T05:26:58+00:00 May 29th, 2019|DUI|

Top 10 Things Not To Do If You’re Arrested

No one wants to get arrested, but it happens. People get arrested for different reasons. If you get arrested, you do not want to make dumb mistakes that could get you into more trouble or get you hurt. These include a lot of things, and we've summed up a few of them today. Read our [...]

2019-04-23T16:22:03+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Criminal Law, DUI|