Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains DMV License Suspension and 10 Day Rule
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains DMV License Suspension and 10 Day Rule

The National Summer DUI Enforcement Campaign is in full swing in Santa Barbara County. The Summer DUI Mobilization Campaign began on August 21st and continues through September 7th. The Santa Barbara DUI Task Force “Avoid the 12” funding is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic…

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Talks DMV Driver’s License Suspension Hearing
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Talks DMV Driver’s License Suspension Hearing

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyers routinely schedule hearings with the DMV following a drunk driving arrest, generally based on the DUI arrest report, and California Vehicle Code §13558(b) which states: “if the person wishes to have a hearing before the effective date of the order of suspension or revocation, the request for a hearing shall be…

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Answers DWI Questions On Prescription Drugs
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Answers DWI Questions On Prescription Drugs

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyers face this question frequently, and the key issue is impairment, much akin to DUI reckless driving and the penalties for a DUI with prescription medication are much the same. California Vehicle Code §23152(a) provides it is unlawful for any person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or drug,…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Reports on California Law and DUI Checkpoints
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Reports on California Law and DUI Checkpoints

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports legislation aimed at curbing police abuse of sobriety checkpoints was set for a vote on May 17, 2011 in the state Assembly’s Appropriations Committee. The bill sets specific procedures for police to follow when they conduct drunken driver checkpoints. As a response to allegations law enforcement agencies use checkpoints…

Santa Barbara DUI Cops Honored for Alcoholic Beverage Controls Program
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Santa Barbara DUI Cops Honored for Alcoholic Beverage Controls Program

A group of 41 Santa Barbara County law enforcement officers who collectively made 1,656 drunken-driving arrests last year were honored Tuesday in Buellton. The officers were recognized as part of an advanced training seminar sponsored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the county’s multiple agency DUI crackdown known as “Avoid the 12.” Resources  outlined to…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Talks Arraignment v. Pre-trial for DUI
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Talks Arraignment v. Pre-trial for DUI

What to Expect When Facing DUI Charges So you’ve been arrested for DUI/Driving under the influence.  What happens now, and how does the system work?  Below is an overview of what to expect. The Arrest If you are pulled over for suspicion of drunk driving, you will likely be subjected to a breath test or…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Talks DUI Trial and Getting a DUI
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Talks DUI Trial and Getting a DUI

Facing Your DUI Trial Facing a DUI trial alone is not an option you want to take.  There are serious ramifications to dealing with the legal system that will impact your life if not handled correctly.  It is best to obtain the services of a highly experienced DUI defense attorney to handle the proceedings for…