Misdemeanors: How The Law Works In California
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Misdemeanors: How The Law Works In California

In this post, I will explain how misdemeanors work in California. Let’s get started… A misdemeanor offense in California is characterized by how much potential time you could serve incarcerated and where you would spend it. What Is A Misdemeanor Misdemeanors are criminal offenses that are less serious than felonies, though many do involve violence…

Important Reasons To Hire An Attorney When Charged With A Crime

If you are charged with a crime, your first question might be whether you need an attorney to represent you. Your options include the following: Representing yourself Getting a public defender (If you qualify), or Hiring a private attorney Watch this video to understand how to decide between these (3) options: What Are The Risks…

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How The Mouth Alcohol Defense Can Help Win A DUI Case

In this guide, I am going to explain how alcohol that is trapped in your mouth can provide a falsely high reading on a breathalyzer test. And: If you indeed did have mouth alcohol we can use that in our defense. Let’s get started….. But first, watch this video to understand which medical conditions can…

Vehicle Code 23152(e): DUI Law For Uber, Lyft, Taxi & Limo Drivers

Vehicle Code 23152(e): DUI Law For Uber, Lyft, Taxi & Limo Drivers

California Vehicle Code 23152(e) which commenced on July 1st 2018, makes it a crime to drive with .04 or more blood alcohol concentration when a passenger for hire is a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the offense1. What Is Vehicle Code 23152(e) VC? Taxi, limo, or ride-share drivers such as Uber or…

How To Terminate Probation Early In California

How To Terminate Probation Early In California

Probation and its conditions can severely curtail your ability to find employment, travel or to live a normal life without the fear of violating a condition that can send you to prison or jail. Below is information on the steps needed to undertake an early termination of probation Let’s get started… But first, watch this…

DUI Penalty Enhancement for Speed & Reckless Driving

DUI Penalty Enhancement for Speed & Reckless Driving

If you are arrested for DUI and the prosecutor alleges a speeding enhancement1 it’s important to know how the police determined your speed. In fact: There are multiple ways the police could have used to determine your speed and the accuracy of those methods must be investigated. In this post, I will explain California’s speeding & reckless…

Vehicle Code 23152(a) VC: A Former Prosecutor Explains This DUI Law
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Vehicle Code 23152(a) VC: A Former Prosecutor Explains This DUI Law

In this post, I will explain California Vehicle Code 23152(a) VC which makes it a crime for a person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle1. Let’s get started… But first, watch this short video to understand how you can be charged with a DUI even if your BAC…

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23152(b) VC – 7 Ways A BAC Of .08 Or More Can Be Wrong

When arrested for a DUI there are two common charges that a prosecutor files against a defendant. The first is driving under the Influence of alcohol under Vehicle Code 23152(a), and The second is driving with a BAC of .08 or more under vehicle code 23152(b). In this post, I am going to show you 7 ways a…