Monthly Archives: March 2012

Booking Room Testimony


I’m sure most of you have heard that old saying, “Anything you say, can and will be used against you in a court of law.”  Almost everyone associates this cliche’, but extremely true saying, with the police using what you … Continue reading

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Summary probation v. Formal Probation


In almost every DUI case here in Orange County, if you plead guilty, as part of your sentence you will receive some form of probation.  Generally, for a first time DUI, summary/informal probation follows.  However, if this is your second … Continue reading

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Marijuana and DUI


Although in every case involving alcohol and DUI, the code section 23152(b) comes into play, dealing specifically with a BAC over .08%.  However, when an officer has reason to believe that a driver may be under the influence of marijuana, … Continue reading

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DUI aggravating factors


Typically a first time DUI in Los Angeles is booked as a misdemeanor criminal charge.  However, in distinct situations where the DUI is in some way “aggravated,” under the law, the prosector has the ability to increase the charge to … Continue reading

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Lohan in the final stretch


The DUI process is long and drawn out, and entering a final judgment in the matter is only the beginning.  If you were sentenced to a term of probation, it’s likely that you will be bound by the court for … Continue reading

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