Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Announces Arrive Alive New Year Enforcement

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Announces Arrive Alive New Year Enforcement

KEYT.com reports agencies throughout Santa Barbara County will be looking for DUI drivers over the weekend. A DUI warrant sweep and court sting will be conducted on Thursday in the Santa Barbara area, including DUI checkpoints this weekend.”Arrive Live” is managed by the CHP, and provides additional CHP officers to conduct DUI patrols along a…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Helps With DUI Court Arraignment and Bail

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Helps With DUI Court Arraignment and Bail

I often get asked, “Is the first court date my trial?” A defendant’s first court appearance, the court date given when released from jail or on a citation given by the officer, generally, is the arraignment. The arraignment is where a defendant must be given an opportunity to enter a plea. The arraignment is not…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Informs on Holiday DUI Enforcements

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Informs on Holiday DUI Enforcements

The Santa Barbara County ‘Avoid the 12′ announced to the media as reported by Edhat.com, the enforcement operations for the upcoming Winter Holiday DUI Campaign. The checkpoints scheduled thus far are: Fri, Dec 16th ·         DUI/DL Checkpoint 5:00pm to 3am, City of Santa Maria. ·         DUI/DL Checkpoint 6:30pm to 3:30am, City of Goleta. ·         DUI/DL…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Questions Faulty DUI Test Results

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Questions Faulty DUI Test Results

For years, drivers in Florida have been arrested and convicted of DUI charges based on flawed alcohol breath test machines that reported impossible results as reported by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. An investigation found that about 40 percent of 231 machines were incorrectly measuring the flow of breath. Officials began quietly fixing the machines and putting…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Helps With DUI Defense and DMV Hearing After a DUI
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Helps With DUI Defense and DMV Hearing After a DUI

Assembly Bill AB 412, which applies only to Santa Barbara County, re-enacts an expired $5 penalty assessment for every $10 in base fines for drunken driving or other offenses that involve driving while intoxicated. Gov. Jerry Brown used his strongest language on the issue in a message he attached to the bill by Assemblyman Das…