Category: DUI

July 12, 2024

Can you refuse a breathalyser in San Diego?

Navigating the obstacles of DUI (Driving Under the Influence) laws in San Diego requires an understanding of your responsibilities and rights. A common question faced by drivers is whether they can decline a Breathalyzer test when pulled over by law enforcement.

May 17, 2024

How under 21 DUIs managed in California?

In California, the handling of under 21 DUIs (driving under the influence) is particularly stringent due to the state’s zero-tolerance policy for underage drinking and driving. When a young driver faces such charges, the involvement of a San Diego criminal defense attorney can be crucial in navigating the legal landscape and mitigating the consequences.

January 22, 2024

What is the difference between DUI, DWI, OVI, and OMVI?

The alphabet soup of DUI, DWI, OVI, and OMVI can befuddle even the most seasoned legal minds. As acronyms for driving offenses related to alcohol or drugs, these terms are often used interchangeably but carry distinct meanings depending on the jurisdiction. Understanding the distinctions is crucial, especially in the context of San Diego, California, where DUI laws are stringent and penalties severe.

February 5, 2019

Understanding DUI Under 23152(a) VC

A man was recently arrested on suspicion of DUI after he almost hit two men in the parking lot of […]

June 1, 2018

What is the Legal BAC in San Diego?

The consequences of a DUI in San Diego can be very serious. The easiest way to get a DUI is […]

April 18, 2018

When is a DUI a Felony in California?

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is dangerous. California state laws prohibit drivers from getting behind the wheel […]

January 5, 2018

What Happens When You’re Pulled Over for a DUI?

During the holiday season, drivers are more likely to have a few drinks and then get behind the wheel of […]

September 13, 2017

What are the Criminal Penalties Associated with a DUI Conviction in San Diego?

Drunken driving cases are taken rather seriously in San Diego; the consequences may sometimes be very harsh depending upon the […]

January 25, 2017

Understanding DUID Offenses In San Diego

As the drug overdose crisis deepens, prosecutors in California and elsewhere are filing criminal charges much more aggressively, an attitude […]

December 9, 2016

Holiday Saturation Enforcement Campaigns

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and it also ’tis the season for California Highway Patrol officers to keep an […]

June 25, 2016

What Happens When I Get a DUI in San Diego?

While most of us know someone who has been pulled over for suspected drunk driving, not many of us know […]

April 2, 2016

Driving Under the Influence Charges in San Diego

While drinking and driving is never a good idea, chances are that you or someone you know will, at some […]