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First Offense DUI Penalties Rising

Posted on September 9th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

According to the Automobile Club of Southern California (ACSC), it’s getting a lot more expensive to be convicted of DUI in California. That’s no surprise. What’s disturbing about the recent ACSC report is that even drivers charged with a first-offense misdemeanor DUI may face up to $16,000 in penalties if convicted. That figure represents a […]

A Brief History of DUI Laws

Posted on August 26th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

Every state has laws regarding drinking and driving. Whether a state calls it DUI (driving under the influence), DWI (driving while intoxicated), or OUI (operating under the influence), the sentences can be severe in all fifty states. New York in 1910 was the first state to pass drunk-driving laws. California was the next, and very […]

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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Arrest to Arraignment After DUI in California

Posted on August 5th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

Being charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in California can be many things. It can be humiliating, humbling, aggravating, annoying, eye opening, and much more. For those who have never before been in trouble with the law, the experience can be especially harrowing, which is why the help of a professional DUI defense attorney […]

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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 Expungement

Posted on July 15th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

If you are ever tried and convicted of driving under the influence in California, it might seem like your whole world has come crashing down around you. Your driving privileges may be limited, revoked, or suspended, you may have to spend some time in jail, and you may have to abide by a number of […]

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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