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DMV CRITICAL NEED RESTRICTED LICENSE

What can be done if you are under the age of 21 and your California Drivers License is suspended for one year? Unlike those over 21, DMV decisions involving individuals alleged to have driven with .01% or greater are subjected to a ONE YEAR SUSPENSION.  There is an application called Critical ...

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VETERAN’S DIVERSION FOR MISDEMEANOR DUI CASES

Both the California Senate and Assembly passed a bill specifying that diversion applies to DUI cases for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. As of the date of this writing, the bill is on the California governors desk for his expected signature. This is great news for veterans who qualify. Previ...

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Choosing a California DUI Lawyer

Following the trauma of being arrested for DUI or any crime comes the decision of how to defend yourself against seemingly impossible odds. Navigating the maze of information from DUI attorneys can be extremely confusing.   Selecting the right attorney can be difficult. Most of us have no idea...

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TIGER WOODS ARRESTED FOR DUI…….PRESCRIPTION DRUGS!

When the news broke that Tiger Woods was arrested for DUI on May 29, 2017, the web exploded with reports. Woods' unfavorable booking photo was released by law enforcement. As with any arrest, especially concerning a celebrity, the presumption of innocence guaranteed by our constitution is disrega...

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Your Court Date is a Serious Matter

I often speak with people who have been arrested and have upcoming court dates. Some say that they will appear in court on their own and just “see what happens”. Self representation is never a good idea. Abraham Lincoln correctly stated: “He who represents himself has a fool for a client.”   So...

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UTAH IS ABOUT TO LOWER THE LEGAL LIMIT FOR DUI TO .05%

Well, here we go! This last week the legislature in Utah sent Governor Gary Hebert a bill intended to lower Utah's legal limit for drunk driving to .05% down from .08%. The Governor has stated he supports the bill and is expected to sign it, which will make Utah's limit the lowest in the United S...

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TOUGHER LAWS AHEAD FOR DUI CANNABIS?

Without argument, DUI laws have become increasingly harsher. The recent passage of Proposition 64, which has legalized recreational marijuana use, has our lawmakers now scrambling to toughen Driving Under the Influence laws.   These new proposed laws go beyond the current Vehicle Code 23152(e),...

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