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Category: DUI News

As of January 1st, 2019, a new law, Senate Bill 1046, signed by Governor Jerry Brown, took effect throughout the state of California. The pilot program, implemented only in the cou…
As of January 1st, 2019, a new law, Senate Bill 1046, signed by Governor Jerry Brown, took effect throughout the state of California. The pilot program, implemented only in the counties of Los Angeles, Sacramento, Tulare, and Alameda is now in position st… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2019/04/new-dui-law-takes-effect-california/


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Category: DUI Defense

Ignition interlock devices (occasionally referred to as IIDs are essentially in-vehicle breathalyzers that prevent automobiles from starting when drivers have blood alcohol…
While ignition interlock devices were once viewed as being court-ordered punishments designated only for repeat offenders, state law in California, as of January 1, 2019 (see SB 1046), makes it mandatory for even first-time offenders to install these devi… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/08/2019-change-law-ignition-interlock-first-time-dui-offenses/


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Category: DUI Defense

Getting a DUI is undoubtedly an incredibly stressful and life-altering event. While there is no shortage of legal advice and anecdotes going around regarding drunk driving cas…
Getting a DUI is undoubtedly an incredibly stressful and life-altering event. While there is no shortage of legal advice and anecdotes going around regarding drunk driving cases, one thing is for sure: hiring an attorney is essential in order to come out … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/08/five-ways-attorney-can-help-your-dui-case/


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Category: DUI Defense

Getting arrested for DUI is a traumatizing experience. Most of the time, career criminals aren't the ones getting arrested for drunk driving. Ordinary everyday people who …
Getting arrested for DUI is a traumatizing experience. Most of the time, career criminals aren't the ones getting arrested for drunk driving. Ordinary everyday people who have lived by the law their whole lives will have one drink too many and end up in t… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/09/being-arrested-dui-can-be-traumatizing-experience/


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Category: DUI Defense

Often if you are caught driving under the influence, you think you are done with before you even get into a court room. While the more drunk driving charges you have on the record,…
Often if you are caught driving under the influence, you think you are done with before you even get into a court room. While the more drunk driving charges you have on the record, the worse your case will be in court, you should never give up and just pl… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/07/drunk-driving-charge-doesnt-mean-your-guilty-dui/


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Category: DUI Defense

Let's be straight about one thing, getting arrested for a DUI is a serious offense. The possible repercussions from a guilty verdict will affect every aspect of your life. There i…
Let's be straight about one thing, getting arrested for a DUI is a serious offense. The possible repercussions from a guilty verdict will affect every aspect of your life. There is no reason you should go to court without an experienced DUI attorney on yo… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/04/top-3-reasons-you-need-tough-fresno-dui-attorney/


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Category: DUI Defense

Drunk Driving defense stays apace of the law to protect your rights. A recent case turned the world of DUI defenses upside down. It is common knowledge that an individual suspected…
Drunk Driving defense stays apace of the law to protect your rights. A recent case turned the world of DUI defenses upside down. It is common knowledge that an individual suspected of being under the influence while driving must submit to a breathalyzer, … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/09/fresno-drunk-driving-defense-invokes-new-constitutional-law-protect-dui-clients/


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Category: DUI Defense

Many people who are facing another DUI offense believe that it doesn't matter what they do, all is lost.  They give up hope and believe that the worst is about to happen.  However,…
Many people who are facing another DUI offense believe that it doesn't matter what they do, all is lost. They give up hope and believe that the worst is about to happen. However, this is seldom the case. This should not be the mindset. If this is one of… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/05/fresno-dui-attorney-are-you-facing-multiple-dui-offenses/


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Category: DUI Defense

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is a serious charge. If there are no injuries, a first-time conviction for DUI in California can lead to thousands of dollars in fines and costs, …
Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is a serious charge. If there are no injuries, a first-time conviction for DUI in California can lead to thousands of dollars in fines and costs, plus a short jail sentence, followed by probation. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/04/fresno-dui-attorney-can-help-if-you-are-charged-drinking-and-driving/


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Category: DUI Defense

We all make mistakes, after all, we’re only human. Sometimes these mistakes come with big consequences. If you’ve been arrested for DUI - Driving Under the Influence - you know th…
Whether or not you are guilty of DUI, contact us today. Mistakes happen, it’s how you own up to those mistakes and your conduct thereafter can mean a new start, and we can help you get there. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/03/contact-experienced-fresno-dui-attorney-fresh-start/


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Category: DUI Defense

If you have been arrested for a DUI (driving under the influence of alcohol) charge in California, you should know a key fact about hiring an attorney versus hiring a public defen…
An attorney you engage can represent you in an administrative DUI hearing that may have a significant impact on whether or not you can continue to drive a vehicle. A public defender cannot represent you in this kind of hearing, although they can represent… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/03/fresno-dui-attorney-explains-two-sets-hearings/


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Category: DUI Decisions

When many people think about drinking alcohol and winter weather, they usually think about holidays like Christmas and New Year's Eve. However, during all the cold months, people …
When many people think about drinking alcohol and winter weather, they usually think about holidays like Christmas and New Year's Eve. However, during all the cold months, people find various reasons to drink. From parties at the office to the Super Bowl,… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/02/fresno-dui-attorney-have-fun-season-avoid-drinking-and-driving/


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Category: DUI Defense

Drunk driving is a serious offense. It could land you behind bars, result in restitution payments, suspend your license and much more. While some people truly were driving under t…
Drunk driving is a serious offense. It could land you behind bars, result in restitution payments, suspend your license and much more. While some people truly were driving under the influence, others are accused of doing something they didn't do. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/01/3-top-fresno-drunk-driving-defenses/


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Category: DUI Defense

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that almost 30 people daily are killed in collisions where a driver under the influence of alcohol is present. This sta…
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that almost 30 people daily are killed in collisions where a driver under the influence of alcohol is present. This startling fact--a number that equates to more than one person killed per hour e… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/01/fresno-dui-attorney-explains-dui-penalties/


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Category: DUI Defense

If you are arrested and convicted for driving under the influence (DUI) in California, your sentence can be influenced by a variety of mitigating factors. Fines, prison terms, and…
If you are arrested and convicted for driving under the influence (DUI) in California, your sentence can be influenced by a variety of mitigating factors. Fines, prison terms, and other penalties are often specified by ranges, and the amount, length, and … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2015/12/drunk-driving-attorney-fresno-explains-mitigating-factors-dui/


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Category: DUI Defense

If you are facing a first-time driving under the influence (DUI) charge, you may think you can represent yourself quite easily. However, a DUI can be more complex than it appears …
If you are facing a first-time driving under the influence (DUI) charge, you may think you can represent yourself quite easily. However, a DUI can be more complex than it appears at first glance. Here are some things to consider. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2015/10/dui-representation-four-things-you-should-know-going-court/


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Category: DUI News

On Tuesday, July 14, authorities released the results of a blood-alcohol test related to the arrest of former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb on suspicion of DUI on June 28. At the…
On Tuesday, July 14, authorities released the results of a blood-alcohol test related to the arrest of former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb on suspicion of DUI on June 28. At the time, McNabb allegedly rear-ended a vehicle driven by the wife of a police … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2015/07/fresno-dui-attorney-discusses-alleged-dui-involving-former-nfl-quarterback/


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Category: Under 21 DUI Defense

Checkpoints have helped police crackdown on drunk drivers whether over or under 21 years of age. Avoiding DUI arrest at these checkpoints essentially require sobriety, due to hars…
Checkpoints have helped police crackdown on drunk drivers whether over or under 21 years of age. Avoiding DUI arrest at these checkpoints essentially require sobriety, due to harsh enforcement of underage drinking laws. Fresno's zero tolerance law applies… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2015/07/underage-duis-why-you-need-fresno-dui-attorney/


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Category: DUI Defense

Being charged with a DUI is serious and potentially frightening. However, if you choose the right DUI attorney, you can gain an excellent opportunity to turn the tables and put th…
Being charged with a DUI is serious and potentially frightening. However, if you choose the right DUI attorney, you can gain an excellent opportunity to turn the tables and put the government on the defense. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2015/03/top-five-questions-ask-when-choosing-fresno-dui-attorney/


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Category: Under 21 DUI Defense

In California, you must be at least 21 years old to purchase or consume alcohol. This is the justification lawmakers give for the harsh Zero Tolerance Law applied only to drivers …
In California, you must be at least 21 years old to purchase or consume alcohol. This is the justification lawmakers give for the harsh Zero Tolerance Law applied only to drivers who have yet to reach their 21st birthday. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2015/03/drunk-driving-attorney-fresno-defends-young-drivers-charged-under-zero-tolerance-law/


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