FIRST-TIME CALIFORNIA DUI CONVICTIONS CAN BE EXTREMELY COSTLY
When someone is arrested for California DUI, that person faces a serious legal problem that must be dealt with aggressively and immediately for many reasons. One of those many reasons is that as the laws in California regarding drunk driving get progressively tougher on those who are convicted of this charge, the costs associated with even a first-time conviction continue to rise beyond levels many would ever imagine beforehand. Below is an overview of this issue.
CALIFORNIA DUI CHECKPOINT SET FOR PACOIMA TOMORROW NIGHT
There are many different ways in which law enforcement will look to enforce the laws dealing with California DUI. Most of the time, these laws are enforced by patrolling the streets and keeping watch for drivers who may be acting erratically and/or those who may be leaving from notorious locations. However, law enforcement officials have also grown increasingly accustomed to setting up California DUI checkpoints to question a high number of motorists in one location.
CALIFORNIA DUI ARREST OF CHRISTINA AGUILERA’S BOYFRIEND PROVIDES EXAMPLE OF AROUSAL OF SUSPICION
When someone is pulled over, questioned and ultimately arrested for California DUI, there is often a reason that police decide to pull a driver off to the side of the road in the first place. While there are California DUI checkpoints that are administered from time to time where most if not all passing vehicle drivers are questioned, most instances in this regard involve a driver doing something that attracts the attention of police. In regards to the Los Angeles DUI case that was initiated against the boyfriend of pop star Christina Aguilera, that was most definitely what occurred.
LYING WILL NOT PREVENT ARREST FOR CALIFORNIA DUI
When people are stopped on suspicion of California DUI, they are almost always asked a series of questions. One of the first questions that’s always asked is the name of the person who is driving. While this can and is verified with identification, every question that’s asked and answered is being listened to by police to determine if the suspect is being evasive or having trouble answering even the simplest questions. Generally, the easiest question to answer is providing the officer with your name.
LINDSAY LOHAN CALIFORNIA DUI PROBATION HEARING HIGHLIGHTS POTENTIAL POST-CASE PROBLEMS
The case of Lindsay Lohan is one that’s been fodder for the tabloids for many years now, and while that aspect of her life is of no interest to a typical Los Angeles DUI defense lawyer, there have been developments with her situation that provide an example of what type of consequences can result from an arrest and a conviction for California DUI, particularly if the convicted defendant must serve a term of probation.
CALIFORNIA COURT RULES ACCURACY OF BREATHALYZER MACHINE UP TO LAW ENFORCEMENT
When someone is being investigated for suspicion of California DUI, one of the most common devices that’s used is a breath test machine that’s commonly known as a breathalyzer. This machine measures the blood alcohol content of a test subject, and if the result of that measurement is 0.08 or higher, that person is generally arrested on suspicion of California DUI. However, a recent case that made its way through the state court system could provide an opening for challenges to these readings that could pave the way for dismissals of charges in many borderline cases.
UPDATE: HUNTINGTON BEACH BAR TIED TO 72 CALIFORNIA DUI ARRESTS HAS HOURS CURTAILED
We posted recently in regards to how certain bars and night clubs in Huntington Beach have become notorious after police have continued to ask California DUI suspects where they were drinking during their investigations. The answers provided by the suspects have not been forgotten, and apparently they have been recorded somewhere, as police are now working to curtail the hours of one particularly notorious drinking establishment that has been allegedly tied to 72 California DUI arrests during the past two years.
PATRONIZING NOTORIOUS BARS CAN RAISE THE POSSIBILITY OF A CALIFORNIA DUI
When someone is stopped and questioned on suspicion of California DUI and that suspect tells officers where he or she has been drinking, it may seem like a relatively innocuous question designed merely to find out if that driver can answer basic questions and carry on a basic conversation. However, as it turns out, there have been efforts made recently in regards to the specific answer to that question, which should tell anyone who obtains this information that certain bars and nightclubs can and do become notorious. When this happens, it only gives rise to suspicion of anyone who is seen leaving these places by police who may be paying more attention to them based on how often they are named by suspects.
REVOKED POLITICAL ENDORSEMENTS REFLECT POTENTIAL DAMAGE OF A CALIFORNIA DUI CONVICTION
When someone is arrested and convicted of California DUI, that person faces an expensive and time consuming struggle to get back to level ground that was likely taken for granted before the arrest. While fines, lost driving privileges and exorbitant insurance premiums that take hold when driving privileges are restored is the norm for those convicted of California DUI, there are other costs that can come about many years after the defendant would think that the situation is in the past. As such, those who are arrested for California DUI need to seek the help of Los Angeles DUI defense attorneys as soon as possible. Below is a brief overview of what can go wrong later in life.
ARREST OF MUSICIAN IN CONNECTICUT FOR CALIFORNIA DUI HIGHLIGHTS SERIOUSNESS OF THE LAW
California DUI is a serious offense that can lead to serious consequences. While most people seem to understand this reality, there are still some out there who seem to think that being convicted of California DUI is not much more serious than some sort of moving violation. Nothing could be further from the truth, as a famous musician found out recently when he was arrested in Connecticut for violations of his California DUI sentence.