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Rising Blood Alcohol is a Defense to California DUI


Alcohol enters the blood stream after it is ingested through the walls of the stomach and the lower intestines. This process is called absorption. During absorption, a person’s blood alcohol content will continue to rise until it “peaks.” The alcohol is then slowly eliminated from the body. 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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Diabetic condition mistaken for DUI


The symptoms police often associate with being under the influence of alcohol are similar to a diabetic who may be experiencing hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).  When a police officer stops a driver and smells alcohol, he will have the driver … Continue reading

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