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How Can California Police Test for a Marijuana DUI?

It can be difficult for law enforcement officers to determine whether motorists are under the influence of marijuana. There may be no smell or signs of impairment. Marijuana also complicates DUI laws in California in other ways. Law enforcement officers may use several tools to determine whether a driver is under the influence of marijuana. Field sobriety tests: Officers may ask you to perform one of several field sobriety tests if they suspect you are… Read More


What is Alternative Sentencing?

Alternative sentencing options allow you to avoid jail or prison time. Which options are available would depend on the circumstances of your case. Judges can determine alternative sentencing options based on multiple factors, such as your age, nature of the crime or prior criminal history (if there is one). These are only a few of many possible examples what might be considered. Options for alternative sentencing may include: Probation: With this option, you are allowed… Read More


Are Breath Tests Always Accurate?

If police pull you over because they suspect you are driving under the influence of alcohol, they may ask you to submit to a breath test. There are two types of breath tests that law enforcement could use. A preliminary alcohol screening (PAS) may be done at a traffic stop with a small handheld device. These are often called “breathalyzers.” If you are arrested and held in custody, then you might be asked to submit… Read More


Should I Refuse a Roadside Field Sobriety Test?

Roadside field sobriety tests are one of several tools that police officers may try to use if they suspect you are driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. After being pulled over and asked for your license and registration, the officer may ask you to step out of the vehicle. At this point, you are likely to be given a Terry search, which is where you are patted down for weapons. The officer may… Read More


Can an Attorney Argue to Reduce or Dismiss My DUI Charges?

You are not automatically guilty after being arrested for a DUI. Prosecutors must first prove that you are guilty beyond a reasonable doubt before you can be charged with a crime. If you are arrested for a DUI, then it is important to contact an attorney for help. Depending on the circumstances, an attorney may be able to argue for a reduction or dismissal of charges. These instances may include: Malfunctioning breathalyzers: If you are… Read More


One Killed in DUI Crash

A passenger died following a two vehicle collision on Highways 180 near San Benito Avenue Sunday night, according to a report by KRON news. At approximately 8:30 p.m., a 2010 Nissan was traveling in the eastbound lane of Highway 180 when a 2003 Mitsubishi suddenly crossed the double yellow lines and crashed into the Nissan. The impact of the collision injured the Nissan driver and one of its occupants. They were rushed to Community Regional… Read More


Disney star arrested for drunk driving

22-year-old Disney channel star Debby Ryan was arrested for drunk driving. The actress starred on the channel’s popular shows Jessie and Suite Life on Deck. She later publicly apologized for her actions on social media. Ryan crashed into the back of another vehicle, causing minor injuries to the other driver. Police were called to the scene of the accident and conducted a sobriety test. The actress failed as she had a blood alcohol level of… Read More


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