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Can You Be Convicted of Drunk Driving Based on an Anonymous Tip?

September 14, 2018
The Supreme Court has ruled that certain anonymous tips can be valid in DUI stops. Across the United States and here in California, lawmakers have taken a number of steps to stop people from driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. This may include harsh penalties if you are caught, such as losing your…
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Advantages of a DUI Blood Test Over a Breath Test

September 14, 2018
Your Riverside DUI lawyer can request independent testing of the sample. Being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) can be an incredible traumatic event. What was likely a fun night out quickly turns serious, as you find yourself in handcuffs and then at the police station. You are then asked to make a decision:…
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When Can a California DUI Result in Jail Time?

September 11, 2018
The answer depends on the facts and circumstances of each case. Any California driving under the influence (DUI) offense can have serious consequences. These include a mandatory driver’s license suspension, fines and court fees, a court-ordered alcohol education class, and possible community service or other requirements, such as probation or counseling. However, in some circumstances,…
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How Accurate Are Field Sobriety Tests?

September 4, 2018
The tests are relatively accurate, but only in near-perfect conditions. Even if you have not experienced them in real life, you have likely seen depictions of field sobriety tests on television or in the movies — follow the police officer’s finger with your eyes, walk in a straight line, stand on one leg, put your…
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