Monthly Archives: November 2011

Getting divorced? Watch out for the “dirty DUI”


In Contra Costa County in Northern California, a series of cases has exposed a private detective (and former police officer) allegedly setting up soon to be ex-husbands for DUI arrests.  The investigator was allegedly working with a family law attorney … Continue reading

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The Future of DUI Penalties – The Ignition Interlock Device


As if the perils of a DUI conviction weren’t already daunting enough, several Southern California counties have begun a program to test the merits of installing an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) in your car after a DUI related action.

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The verdict’s in, fans love to indulge at sporting events!


Everyone loves to spend the day watching their favorite team battle its rival on the field of battle.  Something that most avid fans may not realize as they sit patiently waiting to leave the stadium (why does it always feel … Continue reading

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Probable Cause in DUI Cases


California State Finance Director, Ana Matosantos, provides us with a platform to discuss a very common issue in many DUI cases: Probable Cause.  According to the Sacramento Daily Journal, she was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of … Continue reading

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Pilots duty to report DUI convictions and DMV actions


Pilots are under a more strict standard when it comes to getting caught up in a DUI situation.  Pilots must report any administrative action or conviction involving DUI. The typical administrative action would be having your driver’s license suspended or … Continue reading

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