Monthly Archives: July 2020

Necessary Things to Know About a First-Time DUI in California

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 … Continue reading

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Mother Involved in DUI Accident Leaves Young Son Critically Injured

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 … Continue reading

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12-year-old Girl Dies in Deadly Hit-and-Run Accident

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 … Continue reading

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The Costs and Consequences of a Second DUI in California

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 … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Rights at DUI Checkpoints in California

California is rich in ethnic diversity; however, police officers are frequently accused of racial discrimination when carrying out their public safety duties. Extensive evidence of such accusations underscores the disparities that are involved in racially motivated traffic stops. One of … Continue reading

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