July 2020

“Expunging” a California DUI

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When a person is convicted of a DUI, they face at a minimum of three years of probation, fines and fees of several thousand dollars, and a DUI class. Beyond that, depending on the severity of the DUI, a person can also face jail, rehab, a Mothers Against Drunk Driving Victim Impact Panel, a Hospital […]

A person who has been arrested for a first-time DUI in California must face two government agencies: the DMV and the criminal court. When arrested, the driver can be charged according to Vehicle Code 23152(a) and Vehicle Code 23152(b). The first code makes it illegal for any driver to operate a vehicle while under the […]

In California, there are several punishment enhancements that can be added to a DUI charge to increase the penalties of drinking while driving. One DUI enhancement is having a minor under the age of 14 in the vehicle. Driving while intoxicated with a minor in the vehicle can not only lead to a lengthened sentence […]

A family is mourning the loss of their 12-year-old daughter and sister Yarely Jasso-Gomez after an accident on Sunday, July 19, 2020. She was tragically killed in an alleged DUI hit-and-run in Modesto, California.  The accident happened approximately at 7 p.m. when Yarely and her family of four were struck by a vehicle that sped […]

Driving under the influence is one of the most frequently committed crimes in California. For many people, they consider alcohol consumption to be an integral part of their social experiences. However, DUIs usually occur during or after such events. A quick decision to drive after some beers can then cost them greatly in money, time, […]