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What Happens at the DMV Hearing for DUI?

August 31st, 2022 by

A DUI criminal charge is a heavy indictment requiring several hearings, court appearances, and permissions, including one with the DMV. Even if you are not officially found guilty of a DUI, the DMV in California can suspend your license. You can challenge this license suspension by asking the DMV to hold an administrative proceeding. Given […]

Is Resisting Arrest a Felony?

August 22nd, 2022 by

When state law enforcement suspects someone of a crime and decides to arrest them, they may attempt to resist. But is resisting arrest a felony? In general, yes, it is a crime to suppress an arrest. Resisting an arrest is a form of obstruction of justice, a serious offense. The penalty for resisting arrest varies […]

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

April 7th, 2022 by
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?

April 7th, 2022 by
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?

April 6th, 2022 by
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?

March 14th, 2022 by
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

March 14th, 2022 by

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?

February 10th, 2022 by
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?

February 9th, 2022 by

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?

February 9th, 2022 by

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 […]