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Bail And DUI

Posted on April 30th, 2014 by Todd Landgren

Being thrown in jail for DUI, and then trying to get out, can swiftly grow into a nightmare. While some defendants, typically first offenders and those facing less serious charges, may be released on their own recognizance (basically a promise to show up in court), often the only way to get out of jail is […]

Insurance Rates And SR-22 Forms

Posted on April 28th, 2014 by Todd Landgren

In 2010, an alcohol-related traffic fatality happened every 51 minutes in this nation. California courts have responded with severe penalties for drivers convicted of driving under the influence (DUI). And the courts aren’t alone; if you’re guilty of DUI in California, you can also expect your auto insurance rates to skyrocket. Laws that govern DUIs […]

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California DUI And Out-of-State Drivers

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by Todd Landgren

If you are charged in California with DUI, and you are a visitor with an out-of-state driver’s license, the arresting officer must inform you that your driving privilege in California will be suspended in 30 days. Take this seriously; California means it. If this happens to you, contact an experienced California DUI defense attorney immediately. […]

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Former DUI Prosecutor Convicted of DUI

Posted on April 4th, 2014 by Todd Landgren

If you think that a DUI conviction can’t happen to you, here’s a wake-up call. A former San Francisco DUI prosecutor who already had two DUI convictions tried to use his badge to avoid arrest and a third conviction. A State Bar of California judge has recommended a two-year suspension of the law license of […]

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Listen To What The Man Says

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 by Todd Landgren

There’s an old song by Paul McCartney and Wings called “Listen to What the Man Says.” That’s really good advice in California. Anyone who thinks the state of California isn’t serious about DUI enforcement should pay attention to what happened in Sonoma County back in February. An undercover operation was conducted by the Petaluma and […]

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Alcohol Rehabilitation

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by Todd Landgren

Probation for most California DUI offenders includes mandatory attendance at an alcohol rehabilitation center; the hours and length of rehab attendance are contingent on the exact nature of the DUI offense. DUI rehab can be arduous, lengthy, and expensive. If you face a DUI charge in California, obtain the services of an experienced DUI defense […]

DUI By Consent In Tennessee

Posted on March 28th, 2014 by Todd Landgren

In 2013, Amanda Engle of Erwin, Tennessee, was charged and subsequently convicted under Tennessee’s “DUI by consent” law. In Tennessee, a vehicle’s owner or driver – or even a passenger – can be charged with DUI if he or she knowingly allows another intoxicated person to drive the vehicle. In other words, Tennessee can charge […]

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DUI Defenses

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Todd Landgren

A few years ago, Paul Simon sang a tune about “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover.” There may not be fifty ways to beat a DUI charge, but an experienced California DUI defense attorney knows at least twenty. If you’re charged with DUI in California, a good DUI defense lawyer will probably use one or […]

Field Sobriety Tests Are Unreliable

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by Todd Landgren

For automobile drivers in the United States, this is almost a piece of folk wisdom: “Avoid field sobriety tests at all costs.” Field sobriety tests have developed a bad reputation, and it’s easy to see why; they yield unreliable, suspect results. The intrinsic flaws in three of California’s most-used tests (the walk-and-turn test; the horizontal […]

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No Affluenza Defense In California

Posted on March 21st, 2014 by Todd Landgren

A California legislator wants to ban the defense that freed a Texas teenager who didn’t serve a day in jail for a fatal DUI accident that killed four and critically injured two others. Lawyers for Ethan Couch never denied his guilt; they admitted that the 16-year-old and his friends stole beer and proceeded to drive […]

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