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Category: DUI Defense

You've been charged with driving under the influence (DUI).  Depending on how you are charged, a DUI conviction can result in some stiff penalties.  A first offense conviction carr…
Being without a license can have repercussions that affect nearly every aspect of your life - from being able to get back and forth to work and taking your kids to school, to other everyday activities like getting groceries and making it to the doctor's o… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2019/08/california-dui-dmv-hearings/


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Category: DUI News

California is best known for its tourist traps, sandy beaches, and vibrant night scene. Yet, tourists and locals alike have expressed irritation over the "early" closing hours of t…
California is best known for its tourist traps, sandy beaches, and vibrant night scene. Yet, tourists and locals alike have expressed irritation over the "early" closing hours of the state's bars and nightclubs. In response to their outcries, state legisl… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2019/07/california-considering-later-hours-bars-and-nightclubs/


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Category: DUI Defense

As of 2019, there are new laws on the books for DUI offenders. Californians charged with DUIs will be required to install an interlock device in their vehicles. What does this mea…
As of 2019, there are new laws on the books for DUI offenders. Californians charged with DUIs will be required to install an interlock device in their vehicles. What does this mean for offenders convicted of a DUI? https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2019/05/new-california-dui-laws-news-interlock-devices-pros-and-cons/


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Category: DUI Defense

Recreational marijuana has been legal in California for over a year. However, "driving while high" is still illegal. Determining who is driving while impaired by marijuana is …
Recreational marijuana has been legal in California for over a year. However, "driving while high" is still illegal. Determining who is driving while impaired by marijuana is more difficult than finding out who is driving drunk. No equivalent breathalyzer… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/11/fresno-dui-defense-and-marijuana/


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Category: DUI Defense

No one goes out intending to get arrested for DUI/DWI. You notice the lights are flashing behind you and you nervously pull over to the side of the road. This can certainly be a te…
No one goes out intending to get arrested for DUI/DWI. You notice the lights are flashing behind you and you nervously pull over to the side of the road. This can certainly be a terrifying experience. It can be tough to figure out what you are actually su… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/09/have-you-been-charged-dui-fresno/


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Category: DUI Defense

If you've been charged with a DUI, there are defense alternatives available to you. It is more common to safeguard against a drunken driving charge by assaulting the officer's…
If you've been charged with a DUI, there are defense alternatives available to you. It is more common to safeguard against a drunken driving charge by assaulting the officer's observations of what occurred before the detention or scrutinizing the trustwor… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/06/3-defenses-dui-cases/


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Category: DUI Defense

  One of the misconceptions about driving under the influence (DUI) cases is that they are open and shut. However, it is possible to challenge various aspects of a prosecut…
One of the misconceptions about driving under the influence (DUI) cases is that they are open and shut. However, it is possible to challenge various aspects of a prosecutor's case and successfully have the charges dropped or reduced. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/04/can-drunk-driving-attorney-challenge-bac-test/


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Category: DUI Defense

Drunk Driving is one of the most serious offenses and is strongly penalized in Fresno county. But what if you have been falsely accused of drunk driving? DUI cases are subjec…
Drunk Driving is one of the most serious offenses and is strongly penalized in Fresno county. But what if you have been falsely accused of drunk driving? DUI cases are subjected to considerable jail time, suspension of driver’s license and hefty fines. Ho… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/03/3-steps-follow-after-you-have-been-arrested-dui-fresno/


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Category: DUI Defense

A DUI charge is merely an accusation. It doesn't become official until the judge renders you guilty and sentences you time in jail, a fine, DUI classes and probation.. Until th…
A DUI charge is merely an accusation. It doesn't become official until the judge renders you guilty and sentences you time in jail, a fine, DUI classes and probation.. Until then, you have time to contact a reliable DUI defense attorney so that he can cal… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/02/your-drunk-driving-charge-doesnt-have-be-conviction/


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Category: DUI Defense

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a very serious and dangerous act. Because of this, those that are charged with the crime could face significant penalties tha…
Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a very serious and dangerous act. Because of this, those that are charged with the crime could face significant penalties that can include loss of driving privileges, financial penalties, or even jail tim… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/01/why-you-should-hire-dui-attorney/


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Category: DUI Defense

Drunk driving is a serious offense that seems clear-cut to many offenders. A BAC test may look as though it seals the fate of the accused. Convictions can be swift and lead to …
No matter the situation, a person charged with a DUI needs adequate legal reputation. A trained, experienced attorney can provide ample representation that may lead to the accused saving thousands of dollars and their clear criminal record. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/01/fresno-dui-why-you-need-advocate/


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Category: DUI Defense

After an investigation and/or arrest for a DUI charge, police officers will create a report that lists their version of what happened. This report will then be used to prosecut…
After an investigation and/or arrest for a DUI charge, police officers will create a report that lists their version of what happened. This report will then be used to prosecute the person who is accused and often times will not include details that could… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/12/what-you-need-know-about-dui-charges/


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Category: DUI Defense

Anyone pulled over for drunk driving in California is within their legal rights to decline to take a field sobriety test. This is one or more subjective tests given by a polic…
Anyone pulled over for drunk driving in California is within their legal rights to decline to take a field sobriety test. This is one or more subjective tests given by a police officer to determine if you're intoxicated. DUI Attorney Michael Mitchell has … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/11/fresno-dui-attorney-advises-what-you-should-know-about-field-sobriety-tests/


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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 Decisions

A DUI in California is expensive and has major consequences. Aside from the fees incurred in court itself, those convicted of DUI will have their license suspended, may get fired …
A DUI in California is expensive and has major consequences. If you get pulled over and the officer starts investigating you for DUI, think about all of your options for a defense right away. It starts with the moment you get pulled over; not the moment y… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/07/refusing-breathalyzer-test-fresno-drunk-driving-defense/


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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

In the state of California if you are caught driving with a blood alcohol content level (BAC) that is 0.08% or higher, you will be arrested for driving under the influence. Many pe…
In the state of California if you are caught driving with a blood alcohol content level (BAC) that is 0.08% or higher, you will be arrested for driving under the influence. Many people who are arrested for a DUI think that their case will be quite simple,… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/03/fresno-drunk-driving-defense-consequences-driving-under-influence/


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Category: DUI Defense

Because the charges in California for an driving under the influence (DUI) conviction are so steep—those convicted face a large fine, possible prison terms, and possible suspension…
Because the charges in California for an driving under the influence (DUI) conviction are so steep - those convicted face a large fine, possible prison terms, and possible suspension or revocation of their license - defendants often ask about methods to p… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/03/fresno-drunk-driving-defense-can-you-plead-down-wet-reckless/


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Category: DUI Defense

Being arrested for drunk driving is a scary and stressful experience. You may be worried about your job, your family and your future. In a situation like this, you need an attorney…
Being arrested for drunk driving is a scary and stressful experience. You may be worried about your job, your family and your future. In a situation like this, you need an attorney who has helped others just like you. Trust Mitchell Law Group to defend yo… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/02/trust-your-drunk-driving-defense-attorney-experience/


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