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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 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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LAPD Captain Accused of DUI

Posted on July 2nd, 2013 by Todd Landgren

There is perhaps no better example of the fact that anyone can make a mistake than when a police officer is accused of driving under the influence. Veteran officer of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), Captain Steve Ruiz, has been removed from his post as commander of the agency’s Rampart station pending an investigation […]

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12 Year Sentence for DUI Manslaughter Charges

Posted on June 19th, 2013 by Todd Landgren

Maximum Sentence Ordered A 68 year old man from San Jose, CA who pleaded no contest to drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter charges has received a 12 year sentence behind bars, the maximum he could have received for the charges filed. According to news reports, Ali Farsad drove the wrong way down eastbound Highway 152 […]


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