The United States Supreme Court recently agreed to hear a Minnesota case regarding the state's DUI laws. The decision issued by the court could have a major impact upon DUI laws across the country, including right here in California.
Halloween is one of the busiest times of the year for bars and nightclubs in the San Diego area. Many people will be dressing up in their best costumes for an evening of fun out on the town. Most of these ghosts, goblins and zombies will be enjoying a few drinks while they are partying, and Halloween has a reputation for being an extremely dangerous time of the year on roadways.
For many individuals, being arrested for a DUI is the first time that they ever have any interaction with the criminal justice system. This inexperience often leads to serious mistakes that jeopardize the potential defenses that may be available to them to fight the charges they are facing. If you have been arrested for DUI, you need to be sure that you know what you need to do to improve your chances of offering a successful defense to these allegations.
You may know all about the possible penalties that are handed down when a person is convicted of a DUI. In California, a first-offense drunk-driving conviction carries some strong penalties, including jail time and heavy fines, as well as the loss of driving privileges. Certain factors can drastically increase the potential punishments that a motorist may be facing.
If you have been arrested for driving under the influence, you may have several questions about the options that are available in your situation. The most important thing that you need to realize at this time is that you have to mount an aggressive defense to any DUI charges you are facing. This posting discusses some important information that you should know about DUI charges.
This is a question that our San Diego law firm gets asked a lot, and for those who aren't familiar with the criminal court system, it makes total sense. Why would you want to pay for something that you can otherwise get for free?
My hat is off to fellow National College of DUI Defense attorney Virginia Landry. San Diego DUI attorneys are vigilant in making sure the crime labs are doing what they are supposed to do.
Prior driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs convictions impact nearly every aspect of a drunk driving arrest, from bail to DUI sentencing.
Because the consequences of an unsuccessful California DMV hearing are so severe, it is important to aggressively fight the case with expert legal help. At the Law Offices of Mark Deniz, we focus on a DUI defense designed to reduce or eliminate the repercussions of both a drunk driving criminal court case and the California DMV hearing.
CHP Officers testimony/reports do not always match up with the video. These guidelines should help establish standardized policies and procedures.