Wet Reckless in Los Angeles

DUI Probation and Its Terms and Conditions

February 23, 2016

DUI Probation is a very common sentence in many DUI cases. A conviction for a DUI does not have to involve probation, some dispositions are terminal, meaning, there is no obligations attached to the court because after the sentence is complete, the case is over. Often, defendants want to be on DUI probation because the alternative is jail time. Some defendants are not eligible for DUI probation because of the record or nature of the offense. Most misdemeanors offenders can be sentences to summary probation and many felony offenders will be sentences to felony probation.  A felony probation requires supervision, whereas a misdemeanor probation does not require supervision.  If a defendant is found guilty and the court decides that probation […]

Read more »

Dry Reckless v. Exhibition of Speed

December 24, 2015

Dry reckless , codified in the California Vehicle Code Section 23103, in an alternative to a DUI plea that is can be used during a plea negotiation by the Los Angeles DUI Attorneys.  A “dry reckless” is a great alternative to a DUI mainly because it is not a “priorable” offense so that, unlike a “wet reckless”, it has no statutory provisions to enhance punishment for a future DUI.  Also, there is no requirement to complete an alcohol education program that is often required in a ‘wet reckless” and is mandatory for any DUI convictions.  Lastly, just like with a “wet reckless”, a “dry reckless” carries lesser fines, lesser probationary period, lesser jail exposure, and no license suspension. Exhibition of […]

Read more »

What is Reckless Driving and Why is it Better Than DUI?

November 19, 2015

This article discusses Reckless Driving in Los Angeles.  Click on the links below to go directly to your topic of interest. Reckless Driving: “Wet Reckless” Reckless Driving: “Dry Reckless” Why Reckless Driving is Better Then DUI Reckless driving is an offense that can be prosecuted when a person intentionally drives a vehicle in a “wanton” disregard for the safety of person or property.  To prove reckless driving, the People of the State of California have to prove that you drove a vehicle, that you were aware that your actions created a risk of harm and you ignored that risk.  There is no requirement that you intended to cause damage.  All elements of the offense and the intent must be proven […]

Read more »

Los Angles DUI Attorney Cost

October 30, 2015

How much does a good DUI lawyer cost? The price of hiring a professional DUI defense attorney to help you fight your case in the Superior Court and at the Administrative Per se hearing varies between practitioners.  It is not uncommon to hear that some lawyers will charge as little as $500.00 to represent defendants in court.  On the other hand, it is also possible to hire an attorney who values his services extremely high and to pay $10,000.00 or more for even pretrial representation.  Typically, it is not advisable to hire attorneys on the low end of the price range mostly because they will be either inexperience or not motivated to litigate the criminal case to get the best possible […]

Read more »

Are we expecting changes in DUI laws in California?

April 16, 2013

Many DUI defense attorneys are expecting that the DUI law in California will change to be harsher on the drivers.  The most likely changes, if they are to come, would be some combination of the following: (1) making DUI crimes priorable for longer then the current 10 years deadline. (2) making some level of THC in blood to be a “per se” DUI – such as the case with alcohol where a .08% BAC is a DUI regardless of the level of intoxication. (3) reducing the level of alcohol at which a driver is in a violation of DUI laws lower then the current 0.08 percent.  After all, many experts believe that most people’s attention and performance behind a wheel […]

Read more »

Wet Reckless Conviction in Los Angeles

December 10, 2010

In this article Los Angeles DUI Defense Lawyer discusses Wet Reckless Conviction in Los Angeles.  Click on the links below to go directly to your topic of interest. WET RECKLESS LEGAL BASIS WET RECKLESS CONVICTION – AVOIDS JAIL TIME WET RECKLESS CONVICTION – AVOIDS LICENSE SUSPENSION WET RECKLESS CONVICTION – AVOID IID WET RECKLESS CONVICTION – BETTER RECORD WET RECKLESS AND PRIORABILITY DUI arrest is a very scary experience for anyone because of its potential consequences on your job, your record and even your family.  Most people who are arrested for DUI have never been in a situation of an arrest and investigation and will often act in a way that will not help their case.  Instead, a person who is […]

Read more »

ATTENTION

THIS WEBSITE IS CREATED FOR ADVERTISEMENT PURPOSES AND DOES NOT ESTABLISH AN ATTORNEY CLIENT RELATIONSHIP. UNLESS THERE IS A CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN ATTORNEY AND CLIENT. DO NOT USE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE FOR LEGAL ADVICE WITHOUT TALKING TO AN ATTORNEY ABOUT SPECIFICS OF YOUR CASE. EXAMPLES AND CONSULTATION WILL NOT GUARANTEE INDIVIDUAL RESULTS.
ALL CONTENT ON THIS SITE IS CREATED FOR ATTORNEY ALEX ANDRYUSCHENKO