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What Can I Expect After Being Arrested for a DUI in California?

Rabin Nabizadeh
April 7, 2022
A DUI charge is a severe criminal offense in California. DUI arrests take away a massive part of your driving privilege and could tarnish your reputation. Prior DUI convictions can inflict further damage to your career opportunities, driving rights, and immigration status. This blog will go over what you must expect when facing DUI charges. [...]

How Long Does a DUI Stay on Your Record in California?

Rabin Nabizadeh
April 7, 2022
DUI cases may stay on your criminal record forever. The United States sees DUI as a serious traffic crime punishable with grave penalties. Fighting your way through a DUI case is a challenging task. But, it doesn't mean you can't do anything about it. There are legal options available for you, depending on the nature [...]

Arrested for DUI in California: Am I Going to Lose My Job?

Rabin Nabizadeh
April 6, 2022
You've been charged with a DUI and have no idea what to do next. A lot of worries may run through your mind, including the fear of losing your job. Many aspects of a DUI charge can be overwhelming to a person, even to those familiar with California Law. In this blog, we will discuss [...]

What happens if you violate your own restraining order in California?

Rabin Nabizadeh
March 14, 2022
Violating a restraining order is a severe criminal offense in California. The punishment laid for this violation involves years of imprisonment and thousands of penalty fines. Furthermore, a violating defendant may also lose their gun possession rights, child custody rights, and spousal rights. In addition, the defendant in question may also lose rights over some [...]

California DUI Laws & Penalties

Rabin Nabizadeh
March 14, 2022

California law currently has many legal statutes covering driving under the influence (DUI). California DUI laws do not only mention the defendant’s blood alcohol content. The state’s laws also make it unlawful for defendants to operate a vehicle while they are impaired despite their BAC. California Vehicle Code 23152 VC. This legal statute is the primary basis […]

How Do You Get A DUI Dismissed In California?

Rabin Nabizadeh
February 10, 2022
If you've been incriminated for a DUI in California, then you're probably wondering what you should do next. The state of California has specified rules against driving under the influence. If for some reason, you violate these laws, you will have to face several legal consequences. Intoxicated driving is a heinous crime in California. Conviction [...]

What Is The Legal Age Of Consent In California?

Rabin Nabizadeh
February 9, 2022

California has set a legal age of consent that makes it illegal for anyone to have sexual intercourse with someone below the age of consent. Adults who take part in a sexual interaction with a minor can be charged with statutory rape. Statutory rape is a severe crime in the United States. In California, it’s […]

Can You Shoot Someone Who Breaks Into Your House?

Rabin Nabizadeh
February 9, 2022

Home invasion is a terrifying thought. Your first instinct when an intruder breaks inside your house while at home might be to grab your revolver and fight back. But, there are many contradicting details about what you can and cannot do to protect yourself in this situation. Few people know if they can shoot a […]

How to Check If My California Drivers License Is Suspended?

Rabin Nabizadeh
February 9, 2022
It's hard to tell if your CA driver's license is suspended or not. You can't just ask the DMV because they won't be able to give you an answer unless you have a court order, and even then, this might take weeks. If you don't want to wait for weeks until your suspended license is [...]

What Happens When You Get A Domestic Violence Charge In California?

Rabin Nabizadeh
February 9, 2022
California domestic violence laws define the crimes of domestic violence and their corresponding penalties. The law protects families from all forms of domestic abuse inflicted against either the child, the spouse, or any partner with a dating or engagement relationship. Domestic violence charges are frowned upon, especially by those not guilty. A domestic violence conviction [...]