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Category: DUI Defense

In the State of California, the penalties for a DUI conviction are tough. If you are caught driving with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent or above or driving unde…
In the State of California, the penalties for a DUI conviction are tough. If you are caught driving with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent or above or driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or both, to the point that your driving is … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2021/10/how-dui-lawyer-can-help-californias-tough-penalties-dui/


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Category: DUI Defense

It is illegal to drive under the influence, which means that all Fresno DUI charges go to criminal court. While individuals have the right to represent themselves in court, mo…
It is illegal to drive under the influence, which means that all Fresno DUI charges go to criminal court. While individuals have the right to represent themselves in court, most defendants in these cases will either have a court-appointed public defende… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2021/09/when-do-you-need-hire-fresno-dui-attorney/


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Category: DUI Defense

There are many ways in which an attorney can present a DUI defense, depending on the circumstances under which the person was arrested. Of course, there are many factors which…
There are many ways in which an attorney can present a DUI defense, depending on the circumstances under which the person was arrested. Of course, there are many factors which determine whether a person will be convicted of driving under the influence. Th… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2021/08/3-ways-which-your-attorney-can-present-your-dui-defense/


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Category: DUI Defense

  A DUI conviction can have far-reaching consequences that will affect virtually every aspect of your life, from your finances to your employment and even your personal rel…
A DUI conviction can have far-reaching consequences that will affect virtually every aspect of your life, from your finances to your employment and even your personal relationships. Some of these effects are short-term, but others are long-term and potent… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2021/07/what-ways-can-dui-affect-your-life/


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Category: DUI Defense

If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI (driving under the influence), you could be facing different charges. You may be looking at a misdemeanor or a felony. Beca…
If you have been arrested and charged with a DUI (driving under the influence), you could be facing different charges. You may be looking at a misdemeanor or a felony. Because of that, you should be asking yourself which one you are facing. They each ha… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2021/06/facing-dui-it-infraction-misdemeanor-or-felony/


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Category: DUI Defense

There are many things that a DUI attorney can use in order to present your DUI defense—things that you may not know can be used in a court of law. This is the reason why it…
There are many things that a DUI attorney can use in order to present your DUI defense—things that you may not know can be used in a court of law. This is the reason why it is best to seek out a knowledgeable DUI defense attorney before you go to court. R… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2020/12/inform-your-dui-attorney-about-improper-stops-protocols-and-testing/


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Category: DUI Defense

One of the things that we’ve noticed materialize due the pandemic is an increase in DUI cases.  That’s interesting, since for the last couple of months people were suppo…
One of the things that we’ve noticed materialize due the pandemic is an increase in DUI cases. That’s interesting, since for the last couple of months people were supposed to be staying at home. However, it also makes sense since ride share companies had,… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2020/05/increase-duis-due-covid-19-pandemic/


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Category: DUI Defense

When you are charged with a DUI, you will have to work closely with a lawyer to set up your DUI defense. It's very important to make a good impression in court if you want to …
When you are charged with a DUI, you will have to work closely with a lawyer to set up your DUI defense. It's very important to make a good impression in court if you want to be acquitted of the charges or get a reduced sentence. In order to do this, y… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2020/02/making-good-impression-court-your-dui-defense/


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Category: DUI Defense

The legal consequences for drunk driving can be severe, ranging from license suspension to fines – or even jail time. Unfortunately, many people facing DUI/DWI charges wind up wit…
What can make the difference in the outcome of your case is an experienced and effective legal attorney. Working with the Mitchell Law Group, you'll have expert representation in drunk driving cases. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2020/01/are-you-facing-dui-or-dwi-charge-fresno/


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Category: DUI Defense

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1.8% of California drivers admit to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. While that percentage may seem small when yo…
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1.8% of California drivers admit to operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. While that percentage may seem small when you calculate the number of registered drivers, throughout the state, that 1.8% … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2019/10/fresno-california-dui-attorney/


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Category: DUI Defense

Have you recently been charged with a DUI? Are you being charged with a second or Third DUI offense? A DUI offense is a serious charge that needs quality legal assistance to c…
Have you recently been charged with a DUI? Are you being charged with a second or Third DUI offense? A DUI offense is a serious charge that needs quality legal assistance to challenge the narrative of the arresting officer and fight for your rights at DMV… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2019/09/learn-how-dui-attorney-can-assist-your-legal-defense/


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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 Defense

If you're being tried in court for a DUI, you'll need to have a strategy. Working closely with your criminal defense lawyer can help you to come up with one. Your lawyer will b…
If you're being tried in court for a DUI, you'll need to have a strategy. Working closely with your criminal defense lawyer can help you to come up with one. Your lawyer will be able to tell you what all your choices are and whether you should plead guilt… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2019/06/consider-evidence-and-your-history-plan-your-fresno-dui-defense/


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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

A drunk driving arrest can cause emotional, psychological, and financial pain. Apart from DUI penalties, it can be a huge loss of your time, i.e. your life.  Your life is comprise…
The smartest way to deal with a DUI arrest is to engage a reputable law firm. Much like hiring a reputable accountant to handle your taxes, a knowledgeable DUI Defense Attorney is going to look for the loopholes and exceptions that could lead to a dismis… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2019/03/arrested-dui-your-drunk-driving-lawyer-can-save-your-life/


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Category: DUI Defense

Getting caught Drunk Driving is one of the most common crimes committed in our society. As mistakes go, it can come with some steep consequences. Once you see the flashing red…
Getting caught Drunk Driving is one of the most common crimes committed in our society. As mistakes go, it can come with some steep consequences. Once you see the flashing red and blue lights in your rearview mirror, your mind might start racing as time … https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2019/01/why-drunk-driving-wont-be-your-worst-mistake/


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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

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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