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Implied Consent Laws in California


In the state of California, it is implied that the license holder has given their consent to a breath test to measure their blood alcohol content upon being arrested for a DUI. It is important to understand that implied consent … Continue reading

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California’s Implied Consent Law


Last month a client called seeking defense of driving under the influence charges. When discussing his case, he said that he refused to take a chemical test because he was under the impression that it was better for his defense to refuse. Unfortunately for my client, as well as many other ill-informed Californians, California has what is called the implied consent law. Continue reading

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Breath Testing Machines


The breath testing equipment used by law enforcement has certain parameters within which it operates. In certain circumstances these machines direct the operator to take specific steps in order to facilitate a valid reading. Continue reading

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Protecting your license after an arrest


After an arrest for DUI and the police obtain a chemical test (blood test or breath test) result and the result shows a blood-alcohol concentration of .08% or greater, the license (must be a California license) of that person arrested … Continue reading

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