Category Archives: DUI Arrests and Procedures

Is a Lawyer Necessary For a DUI Arraignment?


A DUI arraignment typically occurs a few days following a DUI arrest. This is the first actual courtroom appearance where the defendant is formally charged with a DUI. During an arraignment, the defendant is called into court by a judge … Continue reading

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Benefits of Hiring a DUI Lawyer


If you’ve been charged with a DUI in California, the first thing a prosecutor will do in most cases is offer you a “deal” if you agree to plead guilty. Ideally, a plea bargain is supposed to give a defendant … Continue reading

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DUI Preliminary Hearing


A preliminary hearing, sometimes referred to as a probable cause hearing, is a hearing in which a judge determines whether probable cause exists for the crime or crimes that a defendant has been charged with. This only occurs in felony … Continue reading

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Evidence That Can be Used Against You in a DUI Case


Driving while drunk is a criminal offense in every state. Although each state differs slightly when defining what drunk driving and its consequences are, there are many overlapping qualities. This is especially true when it comes to the kind of … Continue reading

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DUI and the Booking and Bail Process in California


DUI arrests can be challenged successfully with the right representation. If you or a loved one is facing a DUI arrest, you should know the rights you have and what to expect from the law. If there is probable cause … Continue reading

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