Minor in Possession of Alcohol

Overview Minor in Possession is charged under Business and Professions Code 256621 which prohibits minors under the age of 21 from possessing alcohol in a public place.  B&P 25662 is a misdemeanor, with potential consequences including a fine and/or community service, attending a youth drunk driver program, and a one year driver’s license suspension pursuant to Vehicle Code 13202.52  It...
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Wrongfully Arrested And Charged For DUI

Wrongfully Arrested And Charged For DUI Question:  Earlier this week I was wrongfully arrested and charged with a DUI.  I had too much to drink so my friend was the designated driver. When we got out of the bar and walked to my car, the person who parked in front of me accused us of hitting...
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Arrested For DUI While Trying To Find My Girlfriend

Arrested For DUI While Trying To Find My Girlfriend Question:  I was arrested for DUI while trying to find my girlfriend after she went missing.   We had a little verbal argument and she got mad and stormed out into a shady area.  I tried calling her to tell her to come back but she was not answering...
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DUI And Employment Background Check

DUI And Employment Background Check Question:  My question is in regards to a DUI and employment background check. I was convicted of a DUI in San Fernando a few years ago.  I am now looking to change jobs and have some applications to fill out, hopefully followed by some interviews.  While I am filling out the...
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Beat Your Speeding Ticket

Speeding Tickets If you have been driving in Southern California for a while chances are you have picked up a speeding ticket or two (or three, or four…) over the years. Speeding tickets in Southern California are not only expensive fines owed to the court if convicted, but they can also do a number on...
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Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License

VC 14601 Driving on a Suspended License; Driving on a Revoked License I. Overview California Vehicle Code 14601 is a violation of driving while your license is suspended or revoked. There are different variations of this offense depending on why your license is suspended or revoked. These offenses are normally charged as misdemeanors and can...
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