It is no secret what teens do when they go off to college: they study and socialize. Socialization frequently leads to alcohol consumption, often perceived as a necessary part of the integration period. Many college students are over the age of 21, which is the legal drinking age. However, there are many more within the … Continue reading
Being convicted of a felony DUI could have serious consequences. Our San Jose DUI defense attorney could help.
You may have heard through the social grapevine of a “zero tolerance” DUI policy in California. Although one is in place, it is not applicable to all situations or all drivers. A zero tolerance policy indicates that if you are caught driving with any measurable amount of alcohol in your body, you can face serious … Continue reading
Last week, many community members in Bakersfield, California, were incredulous after the local district attorney announced that a high-profile case would not include charges of felony driving under the influence of alcohol. The suspect had supposedly been legally intoxicated when his vehicle hit and killed a bicyclist. However, he is being charged with the lesser … Continue reading
You’ve just been arrested for DUI. Now the question is—“What should I do next?” The most important action to take after being arrested for a DUI is to seek out an attorney who extensively works on DUI cases. Time is of the essence because you only have 10 days to set a DMV hearing. Otherwise … Continue reading
As someone who recently failed a breathalyzer test for driving under the influence in San Jose, you are probably feeling ashamed, humiliated, and terrified about the potential legal consequences. Even if you didn’t cause any damage or hurt anyone – and thus you cannot be subjected to punishments per California Vehicle Code section 23153(a) or … Continue reading