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…

What Happens When You Lie About Your Identity To Police?

What Happens When You Lie About Your Identity To Police?

Penal Code  148.9 PC prohibits one to falsely represent a fake or fictitious identity to a police officer either to evade the process of the court, or to evade the proper identification of the person1. Watch this video for the following information: A legal explanation of this crime Potential jail time Defenses in this type…

Providing False Information to a Peace or Police Officer

You commit a crime under vehicle code 31 when you provide false information to a police officer in the following manner. Orally, or In writing Additionally, the officer must be in the performance of his/her duties when such person knows that the information is false1. Examples include giving a police/peace officer any of the following…

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Yes, You Can Be Arrested For Bicycle DUI

Most people are not aware that you can be arrested for riding a bike while over the legal alcohol limit for driving. In fact: California Vehicle Code Section 21200.5 VC punishes a defendant for riding a bicycle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Below our DUI attorneys explain how this law is enforced. What is Cycling…

What Is A Wobbler Offense? And How Can Charges Be Reduced
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What Is A Wobbler Offense? And How Can Charges Be Reduced

A “wobbler” is a criminal offense which allows the prosecutor discretion in choosing to charge the crime as a misdemeanor or felony. A person’s criminal history may be a deciding factor in the prosecutor’s decision. Watch this video to understand how a prosecutor may decide between a misdemeanor or felony. How Does a Prosecutor Decide to Charge a Crime as…