Can I Get a DUI for Taking Prescription Painkillers?

August 13, 2019
Even if your medicine was legally prescribed, you may be charged with a DUI There comes a point in most of our lives when we may need to take something for pain. Perhaps you had surgery, or tweaked your back, or had a tooth pulled. Whatever the reason, your doctor may have written you a…
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What is a Blood Split Motion in a California DUI Case?

August 6, 2019
This motion allows you to have your blood independently tested in a DUI case In California, you have certain rights in driving under the influence (DUI) cases. For example, if you are pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence, you do not have to submit to a preliminary alcohol screening (PAS, also known…
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Is There a Statute of Limitations for DUI Charges in California?

August 2, 2019
The state must bring charges within a certain period of time after an arrest. In the legal world, the statute of limitations is the period of time that a party has to file a case. For criminal cases, the statute of limitations puts a time limit on how long a prosecutor can file a criminal…
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Challenging Unlawful Stops in a California DUI Case

July 5, 2019
If the police lacked reasonable suspicion, the stop may have been illegal Many DUI arrests start with a traffic stop. A person is allegedly driving erratically, which causes the police officer to stop them. From there, the officer claims to notice signs of intoxication, such as red eyes, an odor of alcohol, or that the…
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