Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Types of Field Sobriety Tests and Your Rights
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Explains Types of Field Sobriety Tests and Your Rights

Types of Field Sobriety Tests A police officer has the right to pull someone over if he suspects intoxication.  Once this is done, the officer will attempt to determine whether the person is actually DUI by field sobriety tests.  There are a number of different types of field tests which can be given, but they…

Santa Barbara DUI Defense Lawyer Talks About Rights For DUI Breath and Breathalyzer Tests
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Santa Barbara DUI Defense Lawyer Talks About Rights For DUI Breath and Breathalyzer Tests

What you need to know about DUI Breath and Blood Tests There are so many complexities to a DUI charge, from the various tests that a police officer will try to administer, to the possible arrest itself.  That is why Defense Attorney Ken Hallum personally handles every aspect and detail of every case he deals…

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Defends DUI Charges With Vehicular Manslaughter
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Defends DUI Charges With Vehicular Manslaughter

What to do when faced with Vehicular Manslaughter Vehicular manslaughter occurs when a person was driving under the influence and as a result causes the death of another.  There are various degrees of vehicular manslaughter which carry different charges.  Causing the death of another is never an easy thing to face, but when it occurred…

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Can Handle Multiple DUI Situations From First Offense
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Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Can Handle Multiple DUI Situations From First Offense

Multiple DUI Situations If you are facing a DUI charge but have been previously convicted, you are subject to much harsher penalties than for a first time offender.  It is vital to retain the services of an experienced Santa Barbara DUI attorney if you are in this situation.  Failing to take this arrest seriously could…

Santa Barbara DUI Defense Attorney Talks Underage Drinking and Driving
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Santa Barbara DUI Defense Attorney Talks Underage Drinking and Driving

Drinking and Driving under 21 What chance do I have to win?  I’m underage, was drinking,  then was driving and now I’ve been arrested.  This is a common question which so many underage drivers have.   However, you have the legal right to a proper defense and you have every chance of winning your case. However,…

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…

Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Talks License Suspensions After a DUI
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Santa Barbara DUI Lawyer Talks License Suspensions After a DUI

The DMV Hearings Process When arrested for DUI in California, your license is automatically suspended.  However, you will receive a pink “Suspension Order and Temporary License” which allows you temporary driving privileges for 30 days.  Following your arrest, you have ten days to contact the Department of Motor Vehicles to schedule a hearing, also known…

What Can A DUI Defense Lawyer Do For Me?
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What Can A DUI Defense Lawyer Do For Me?

Santa Barbara DUI Attorney Being arrested for DUI of alcohol or drugs is a very grave matter that requires urgent handling if you are to preserve your driving privilege.  If you are arrested, you risk losing your license and possibly being arrested.  Law enforcement officers in the Santa Barbara and Ventura County areas are continually…