Alcohol Related Offenses

There are many alcohol related offenses that can effect your criminal record, including; Driving Under the Influence / DUI Drunk In Public / Public Intoxication Minor In Possession PC 647(F) – Drunk In Public “Drunk in public” is sometimes referred to as “Public Intoxication” or “Drunk and Disorderly“. 1)  Elements Of Drunk In Public A. willfully...
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DUI Defense

DUI Information The DUI laws in California continue to get more strict as time passes.  If you have been charged with a DUI, it is not something to take lightly.  Although, keep in mind that you are not alone as good people get charged with DUI’s every day.  It is important to hire an attorney...
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Medical Condition Driver License Suspension

Medical Condition Driver License Suspension The information in this page is a general overview of action that may be taken by the DMV agaisnt a driver’s license based on their knowledge of a driver’s lapse of consciousnous issue or disorder (ie. seizure).  This  is for informational purposes only, does not establish an attorney-client relationship, and you...
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Expungement / Dismissal Of Conviction

*Note that in California, a process to withdraw a conviction pursuant to PC 1203.4 is not technically an “expungement.” The term expungement is still used regularly in California when referring to a PC 1203.4 or PC 1203.4a dismissal and there are similarities between the two. See below for clarification. 1. What is an Expungement, and...
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Drunk in Public

PC 647(F) – Drunk In Public “Drunk in public” is sometimes referred to as “Public Intoxication” or “Drunk and Disorderly“. Elements Of Drunk In Public 1. willfully under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, 2. at the time you were under the influence, you were in a public place, and 3. you were unable to...
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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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