Officers use field sobriety tests (FSTs) as a strategy to determine whether to arrest a driver for driving under the influence. FSTs gather evidence against the driver about: Balance Coordination Attention So, can you can refuse a field sobriety test in California without consequence? Refusing a Field Sobriety Test in California In California, there is … Continue reading
Thomas Nicholas Cvietkovich is a San Jose criminal defense lawyer. He helps people in San Jose and the surrounding areas defend themselves against criminal accusations and charges.
In this electronic age, sending a nude photo may not feel like a crime. However, depending on the circumstances, it could result in serious criminal charges. Though it is legal for two, consenting adults to send or exchange private pictures, there are cases when sending pictures can result in jail-time: When Another Adult Is Involved: … Continue reading
A California domestic violence conviction could have serious consequences. Depending on the charge and the defendant’s prior offenses, court penalties could vary. However, after court penalties are completed, a domestic violence conviction could unfortunately follow a defendant into other parts of his or her life. Consequence #1: You Could Lose Your Gun Rights Under the … Continue reading
The holiday season is a wonderful time for reunions, celebrations and new beginnings with friends and family. Alcohol happens to be one of the things Americans celebrate with. However, drinking responsibly is important if you plan to drive home after an event. Unfortunately, a DUI could impact more than just your holiday. It could impact … Continue reading
Have you ever paid for a traffic ticket you thought you didn’t deserve? When it comes to tickets for traffic violations, often times the easiest and quickest solution is to bite your tongue and pay, no matter how fair the ticket actually is. Some Californians say they even plan for traffic tickets throughout the year … Continue reading