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DUI Passenger Rights


Unless you grab the wheel from the passenger seat like Jordyn Beebe in my post “Passenger Gets Valentine’s Day DUI” a passenger cannot get charged with a DUI if they are not driving the vehicle. California law requires that the defendant drive the vehicle. It is not unheard of, however, if drunk passengers during a DUI arrest get charged with drunk in public. 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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