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DUI: The Real Cost

Posted on November 25th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

There’s an old joke among taxi drivers. If you come out of a bar or nightclub and ask a driver how much your fare will cost, he or she might say, “You can ride with me, or you can take the $10,000 ride in the cab with the flashing lights.” While costs vary from state […]

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DUI And Marijuana In California

Posted on November 18th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

Alcohol is not the only intoxicant that can get you arrested for DUI in California. It’s illegal in this state to drive under the influence of a number of drugs, including common products like Ambien. Drug-related DUI charges can be more complicated than alcohol-related charges, because the law sets no precise legal level for these […]

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Avoiding DUI Charges Altogether

Posted on September 25th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

If you’re charged with DUI in California, it’s possible to win in court; an experienced DUI defense attorney is familiar with several strategies that can lead to acquittal. What’s far easier and more convenient, however, is to avoid being charged with DUI in the first place. Here are several tips for avoiding DUI: If you’re […]

Case Dismissed Against Teen Drunk Driver

Posted on August 7th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

Jean Ervin Soriano, the 18 year old Utah driver who was arrested in Nevada for driving under the influence which resulted in the deaths of five people, all family members from California, has been cleared of all charges against him relating to the deaths. Apparently, Jean Ervin Soriano wasn’t the one actually driving the car […]

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Possible Defenses to DUI in California

Posted on July 31st, 2013 by Todd Landgren

When a person is suspected of driving under the influence (DUI) in California, that person will eventually have the chance to present a legal defense to the charges in court. Even though a person has the right to self represent in court, this is not recommended, because most average people don’t have the knowledge of […]

Man Blogs About DUI

Posted on July 29th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

A California man, who is not an attorney, started a blog about his experiences with the California legal system and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), which can be found at www.MyCaliforniaDUI.com, following his first offense for driving under the influence (DUI). He does not appear to share his name on the blog, and the […]

Marijuana DUI Arrests in California

Posted on July 26th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

With the nation slowly relaxing its view on marijuana, many believe that the number of driving under the influence (DUI) arrests related to marijuana will steadily begin to rise. No Limit in California Unlike some states where marijuana has been legalized in one form or another (currently, only medical marijuana is legal in California), there […]

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DUI Attorneys, the DUI Suspect’s Best Friend

Posted on July 22nd, 2013 by Todd Landgren

The state of California is one of the strictest in terms of enforcement of driving under the influence (DUI) laws. Of course, California also has some of the most crowded roads and highways in the nation, and several of the state’s large metro areas are home to millions of drivers and millions of cars. The […]

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Ignition Interlock Devices in California

Posted on July 12th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

One potential penalty of being convicted of driving under the influence in California is the requirement of the offender to have an ignition interlock device installed on his or her vehicle. This device is basically a breath test device that is hardwired to a vehicle’s ignition. In order to start the car, the driver must […]

California Drivers Accused of DUI Outside the State

Posted on July 8th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

Being accused of driving under the influence (DUI) in California is scary enough for California drivers, but being accused of the offense out of state can be even scarier. When they travel out of state, California drivers are required to follow the traffic laws of the state that they happen to be visiting. If suspected […]

 

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