DUI Legal Archives

How Accurate Are Breathalyzer Tests?

It is not difficult to get arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in the state of California. In 2016, the California Department of Motor Vehicles suspended more than 130,000 drivers’ licenses after those drivers were arrested for driving under the influence. As DUI lawyers in Long Beach, we know that police departments in California [...]

By | December 19th, 2018|DUI|0 Comments

When Is A DUI A Felony In Long Beach?

When is driving under the influence – DUI – a felony in California? The California Office of Traffic Safety reports that nearly 200,000 DUI arrests are made every year in this state. Most DUI charges are misdemeanors, but in some cases, DUI will be charged – and will be prosecuted aggressively– as a felony. Are [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|DUI|0 Comments

Does California Permit Wet Reckless Plea Bargains for DUI?

When someone has never before been charged with a crime, a first arrest for driving under the influence can be quite frightening. When you are charged with first-offense DUI, you could lose your driver’s license, lose your job, or even go to jail if you don’t act wisely and immediately. In southern California, suspects charged [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|DUI|0 Comments

The Do’s and Don’ts of Police Stops in California

Probably most motorists in the state of California have been – or will be – pulled over by a law enforcement officer at some point while driving. Most traffic stops are made for minor reasons, and most of these stops end with a warning instead of a ticket or an arrest. However, what can begin [...]

By | June 17th, 2016|DUI|0 Comments

The Differences And Similarities Between DUID and DUI in California

DUID stands for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs, and it’s against the law in California and every other state. In California, a conviction for DUID will be handled very much like a conviction for DUI. As DUI attorneys, we know if you drive under the influence of any drug – legal or illegal – [...]

By | May 13th, 2016|DUI|0 Comments

What Kind of Penalties Can I Expect for a DUI?

If you were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, it's important to get in touch with an attorney immediately. It's not mandatory that you have an attorney represent you, but it is highly recommended that you hire a Long Beach DUI lawyer. If you were charged with a very first D.U.I., you may [...]

By | November 20th, 2015|DUI|0 Comments

Breathalyzer Defenses to DUI Charges

The results of a breathalyzer test will prove to be a critical part of the DUI case against you. However, it is important for a DUI defense attorney in Long Beach to identify malfunctioning, inaccuracies, and other types of inadequacies or inconsistencies in the system that can provide a valuable defense for you. There are [...]

By | September 11th, 2015|DUI|0 Comments