If you’ve been arrested and charged with a DUI in the Southern California, you should take these charges seriously as you could be facing jail time, fines, and suspension of your driving privileges.
Fortunately, if you decide to work with an experienced DUI Defense Lawyer, it is possible to have your charges reduced or even dismissed. Continue reading “Is a Wet Reckless Better than a DUI?”
This week I am taking a break from the Anatomy of a DUI series I’ve been writing. Instead this week I want to focus on some practical tips to avoid a DUI conviction. The one thing that comes along with the Thanksgiving Holiday season is a lot of social time with friends and family that usually includes some holiday cheer – drinking alcohol. Therefore I want to provide readers with some practical tips to avoid a DUI (driving under the influence) conviction. Continue reading “Avoid a DUI Conviction this Thanksgiving Holiday Season”
If you have been arrested for DUI (driving with a blood alcohol concentration of .08% or more) you must take immediate action to protect your driving privilege.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will suspend your driver’s license for a four (4) month period or longer depending on the circumstances of your case, such as prior DUI convictions, commercial driver license, or other factors.
The Initial Observation and Contact: An arrest for DUI usually begins when a law enforcement officer comes in contact with a driver while the car is moving. Law enforcement will watch for certain behaviors before they stop a driver under suspicion of DUI.