Drunk Driving Arrest In Los Angeles

An Uber driver arrested for a DUI in California

August 25, 2016

Uber services is one of the most effective ways to avoid a DUI. Uber claims that its drivers help people avoid getting DUIs because instead of using their vehicles while intoxicated the people are relying on Uber. Recent researches show that there is no statistical proof that ride-sharing system prevents DUIs. Recently, shockingly, some Uber drivers were arrested for drug and alcohol-related crimes. That casts even bigger doubt on the usefulness of Uber. Recently, in Orange County, California the police suspected that Ramon Iribe, an Uber driver was in possessing a concealed weapon, methamphetamines and other drugs and Xanax without a prescription. Immediately after the arrest, the ride-sharing company banned Mr. Iribe from continuing to work for Uber. Ramon Iribe […]

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JUVENILE DUI PRIOR

May 16, 2016

In this article Los Angeles DUI Defense Lawyer discusses JUVENILE DUI PRIOR.  Click on the links below to go directly to your topic of interest. PRIORABILITY OF A DRUNK DRIVING DUI ATTORNEY EXPLAINS JUVENILE DUI PRIOR DUI ATTORNEY EXPLAINS THE MOTION TO STRIKE DUI PRIOR DUI LAWYER EXPLAINS DMV PROCESS PRIORABILITY OF A DRUNK DRIVING If a minor is guilty of a DUI, the DUI cannot be used against him as a prior to enhance punishment.  A DUI is a priorable offense, that is, a subsequent DUI case is prosecuted more severely than the previous a DUI case.  The priorability of a DUI is determined by counting number of years from the offense date to the date of the offense.  The […]

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Punishment for Drunk Driving In Los Angeles

March 15, 2016

Drunk driving is considered a serious crime by most law enforcement agencies.  Punishment for drunk driving reflects the serious approach taken towards it by drunk driving  prosecutors and drunk driving judge.  Over the years, the lobby groups, such as MADD(mothers against drunk driving), influence tougher laws, lower legal alcohol limit and generally increased drunk driving penalties in the state of California and nationwide.  As a result, a simply drunk driving, a victimless crime based on dubious science can be punished with extreme consequence not only in the criminal justice system but also in the collateral effect it can have on the immigration status, on professional license, and on California drivers license.  For example, a recipient of a newly passed DACA or […]

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Alcohol Breath Test and The Problems it Creates During DUI Investigations

February 17, 2016

The alcohol breath test is not as reliable as the police want them to be.  We are all fall under the impression that an alcohol breath test conducted by a police officer and showing that you are above Legal Blood Alcohol Level means that you are drunk driving and should be arrested before someone gets hurt.  Yet, what gives the DUI Breathalyzer its credibility is not entirely clear.  Does it deserve the trust placed into it by the Los Angeles DUI police officers or its ordinary citizens?  Here, we are addressing some of the issues with alcohol breath tests and why they can be inaccurate and lead to wrongful convictions. Upon a Los Angeles DUI arrest, the police may ask you […]

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Breath test science:how California courts ignore it

February 15, 2016

The California Supreme Court recently eliminated several important breath test defenses for DUI cases that drunk driving attorneys in Los Angeles used to successfully defend DUI cases in the Superior Court. PARTITION RATIOS AND VANGELDER (58 Cal 4th 1) According to the 2013 Supreme Court of California decision in People v. Vangelder, partition ratios cannot be argued to a jury.  Before this case, Los Angeles DUI defense attorneys would argue that breath samples results is not the same as the breath sample results because the ratio of alcohol in blood could be very different from ratio of alcohol in breath samples.  In case of Mr. Terry Vangelder, he was prosecuted for a DUI  after he was pulled over for speeding and […]

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IS DUI A FELONY?

January 19, 2016

Los Angeles DUI attorney can answer the questions: “is DUI a felony”.Los Angeles DUI lawyer has years of experience defending DUIs in Los Angeles county. Los Angele DUI lawyer’s experience ranges from first offense DUI offense to very serious felony DUI cases involving multiple prior DUI offenses or an injury to someone. If you are arrested for a felony DUI, do not despair; often, DUI lawyer Los Angeles can creatively develop a defense that will be very helpful in your case. To answer the question, “…is DUI a felony”, Los Angeles DUI attorney needs to know the facts of your case. A DUI can be a felony or a misdemeanor depending on the facts of your case and depending on […]

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FIELD SOBRIETY TEST IN DUI CASES CALIFORNIA

January 12, 2016

This article discusses FIELD SOBRIETY TEST IN CALIFORNIA DUI CASES. Click on the links below to go directly to your topic of interest. Field Sobriety Tests (FST) Definition The Three “Standardized” DUI Field Sobriety Tests Using Field Sobriety Test To Win DUI case Field sobriety test accuracy and usage for DUI investigations SHOULD I submit to the field sobriety test? Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs) A field sobriety tests are series of test that police uses to determine if he or she is impaired and can not safely operate a vehicle. Field sobriety tests are tests usually used by law enforcement to prove that a person is impaired regardless of the blood alcohol level or when the blood alcohol level is […]

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DUI Defense: Attacking the breath test in Los Angeles DUI Prosecution

November 24, 2015

Many police officers consider all traffic stops a DUI investigation.  Thus, the second you are stopped in Los Anglees by a police officer, you are suspected of a DUI!  This is more so after accidents in Los Angeles, Orange County etc.  For example, if you are stopped for not wearing a seatbelt, many police officers, CHP officers, or any other law enforcement officer, will note if you can be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.  They are trained to detect any signs of alcohol consumption, such as open bottles, smell of alcohol and any other signs, such as red eyes and slurred speech.  Drunk driving attorneys in Los Angeles specialize in defending people who are pulled over without a […]

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LOS ANGELES DUI CLASSES AFTER A DUI CONVICTION

November 20, 2015

As part of a DUI conviction, often, the Superior Court will order a DUI classes.  The class is required as part of any first offense DUI and any second offense DUI.  A DUI is considered a first DUI when a defendant has a prior DUI conviction that dates less then 10 years from one arrest date to another arrest date.  For example, if you have a Los Angeles DUI conviction that is dated 9 years and 11 month before your current Los Angeles DUI arrest; however, the offense happened 10 years and 1 day prior to your current Los Angeles DUI arrest, you will not be charged with a second DUI in Los Angeles.  Los Angeles DUI attorneys can help […]

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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 […]

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