DUI Consequences Of Refusal

Consequences Of DUI Refusal Question: I was charged with refusing to submit to chemical tests during a Van Nuys DUI when in fact I did agree. Can I fight this charge? Answer:  Yes, you can fight this charge, a general rule of thumb in any criminal case is it is better to have a qualified attorney...
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VC 23152 DUI Law Is Being Amended On January 1, 2014

DUI Statute 23152.  (a) It is unlawful for any person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or drug, or under the combined influence of any alcoholic beverage and drug, to drive a vehicle. (b) It is unlawful for any person who has 0.08 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood...
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Memorial Day – A day to honor…

Memorial Day Today is a day to remember and honor all those who lost their lives while in active service fighting for us and our Country. Memorial Day originated from a desire to honor the deceased after the Civil War. On May 5, 1868, General John Logan, commander of the Great Army of the Republic through...
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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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Under 21 DUI

Under 21 DUI If you are under 21 years old and cited  for DUI there are a few different potential charges you may face, depending on the result your blood alcohol content level. 1. VC 23136 – Under 21 with a .01 BAC or higher If your blood alcohol content (BAC) level is between a...
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Military Diversion Granted

Military Diversion Granted I helped another deserving Military Veteran get treatment for PTSD, as opposed to a conviction and extensive Jail sentence I was recently retained by a Navy Veteran who saw action in 3 overseas deployments to battle ground areas.  Honorably discharged, he suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse issues...
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