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What is the “Mouth Alcohol” Defense to DUI?

In some states, there is no requirement that the police officer observe a person suspected of DUI for fifteen minutes before administering a breath test, despite the guidelines set out by the manufacturers of such devices recommending this to ensure an accurate blood alcohol content (BAC) measurement.  48 more words

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What is a “Rising BAC” Defense to DUI?

One of the trickier defenses available under certain facts is the “rising BAC” defense.  It is tricky because one has to agree in large part with the police report and then use an expert who a jury may trust or find confused.  88 more words

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What is a DMV Hearing for a DUI?

Anyone arrested for DUI will lose their actual license and be issued a temporary license by the police.  On this temporary license, on pink paper, is a lot of small print that can be quite confusing.  55 more words

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What Happens if Police Say I Refused a Breath or Blood Test?

Under California’s implied consent law that applies to anyone with a California driver’s license, one must submit to a breath or blood test if a police officer requests this.  76 more words

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License Suspended at DMV DUI Hearing Despite Improper Calibration of Breath Test Device.

Most attorneys who have done more than about 20 DMV hearings for a DUI will tell you that it is very hard to win at a DMV hearing, even when one has the law solidly in one’s favor.  61 more words

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What are the Immigration Consequences of a Conviction for DUI?

We often have clients on student visas, work visas, in the process of applying for citizenship and those who intend to apply for citizenship. Such clients contact our office after being arrested for DUI and are worried that they have ruined their ability to stay in the U.S. 35 more words

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Why Is a “Wet Reckless” Better Than a DUI?

There is a saying that a pig with lipstick is still a pig.  A DUI reduced to a wet reckless, however, is not still a DUI.  63 more words

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