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How to Talk to Police if Suspected of DUI

Posted on August 14th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

Being pulled over by the police can be stressful – being accused of driving under the influence can be downright terrifying. Because of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision Salinas v. Texas, 2013, protections under the 5th amendment, which provides for the right to remain silent, must be advised by a police officer or obviously […]

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Submitting to Chemical Testing – DUI in California

Posted on August 9th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

The state of California takes driving under the influence (DUI) very seriously. In fact, California takes driving under the influence so seriously, that refusing to submit to chemical testing to determine the amount of drugs or alcohol in the system when suspected of driving under the influence can expose a person to the risk of […]

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The SR-22 and California DUI

Posted on August 2nd, 2013 by Todd Landgren

When a person is arrested for driving under the influence in California, even before a verdict is handed down by a court, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will automatically suspend the person’s driver’s license. The license suspension can be avoided by arguing the matter in a DMV hearing before an administrative law judge, but […]

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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 […]

Drunk Driving vs. Drugged Driving

Posted on July 19th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

Operating a motor vehicle in California under any kind of impairment, caused by either alcohol or drugs, is a serious offense, but the law does not treat the two exactly the same. For example, if you are suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol, you generally have the option of submitting to a breath […]

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California DUI Penalties for Second Time Offenders

Posted on July 10th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

Second Offenses, More Serious than First If facing a second offense for a California driving under the influence (DUI) charge, then securing the right attorney to fight the charges will be absolutely important. A second conviction for DUI will result in a jail sentence ranging from 96 hours to a full year, in addition to […]

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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 […]

DUI Advice for Repeat Offenders

Posted on July 5th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

Sometimes, once isn’t enough for a person to learn the lesson to avoid driving under the influence. In California, repeat offenders of driving under the influence face substantially stiffer penalties and have substantially more to lose than those who have never been convicted of a DUI. The Risks of a First Time Conviction Depending on […]

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Suspect Demeanor During DUI Stops

Posted on June 24th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

Being accused of driving under the influence will no doubt be a confusing and scary experience, especially during first contact with police. Even though they may have never touched a drug or drop of alcohol in their entire lives, suspects of driving under the influence charges should never let their emotions run away with them […]

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