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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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What's a 1650 Waiver?

Mar 28, 2018

Category: DUI Defense

What is a 1650 Waiver? And why you may need one One of the most confusing issues that comes up in the area of DUI law is the issue of the 1650 waiver. Why California has to …
Many of my client's are baffled by the complexities of the impact a DUI conviction can have on their out of state license. This article discusses the specifics regarding 1650 waivers and why you might need one if you've had a conviction for a DUI and hol… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2018/03/whats-1650-waiver/


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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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Gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated is the most serious drunk driving charge you can face. California Penal Code (PC) section 191.5 (a) defines gross vehicular mans…
Gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated is the most serious drunk driving charge you can face. To be guilty of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated means while influenced by drugs or alcohol and driving a vehicle you acted in a way that… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/11/fresno-drunk-driving-defense-gross-vehicular-manslaughter-while-intoxicated/


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Category: DUI Defense

Holiday cheer runs high at Christmas parties, and so does the alcohol. If you get too festive this holiday season and then take it upon yourself to drive home, then you might be…
Holiday cheer runs high at Christmas parties, and so does the alcohol. If you get too festive this holiday season and then take it upon yourself to drive home, then you might be at risk for getting a DUI for Christmas. https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/11/christmas-parties-and-duis/


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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

When crafting an effective drunk driving defense with the help of your lawyer, the key is to know exactly what a prosecutor must prove in order to get you convicted. This is tru…
When crafting an effective drunk driving defense with the help of your lawyer, the key is to know exactly what a prosecutor must prove in order to get you convicted. This is true in any legal case, be it drunk driving or otherwise. By knowing all the fact… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/10/what-prosecution-must-prove-drunk-driving-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

One of the biggest worries in the minds of a person stopped for a drunk driving violation is how it may impact their employment. While I hate to say it depends on the person's uni…
One of the biggest worries in the minds of a person stopped for a drunk driving violation is how it may impact their employment. While I hate to say it depends on the person's unique situation; unfortunately, it depends on the person's own unique situatio… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/08/can-drunk-driving-fresno-cause-you-lose-your-job/


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Category: DUI Defense

Often when a person is arrested for driving under the influence, they undergo more than one test for intoxication. However, what if those tests gave different results? What if one…
Often when a person is arrested for driving under the influence, they undergo more than one test for intoxication. However, what if those tests gave different results? What if one was below the legal limit while another was above? https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/08/what-happens-if-two-alcohol-tests-give-different-results-dui-case/


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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

If you are a professional, hold a license or work in finance, healthcare or other popular industries, a DUI could have an impact on your life that extends far beyond an arrest or a…
If you are a professional, hold a license or work in finance, healthcare or other popular industries, a DUI could have an impact on your life that extends far beyond an arrest or a fine. If you have been charged with drunk driving, it is essential that yo… https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/06/fresno-drunk-driving-defense-critical-matter-local-professionals/


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Category: DUI Defense

It's late at night, and you're driving home from a dinner party. The event was a smashing success. You may or may not have downed a few glasses of wine as you enjoyed the post-meal…
If you get charged with a DUI, the way you conducted yourself during the stop can influence the outcome of your case. Here's what to do when pulled over for DUI... https://www.fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/05/fresno-dui-attorney-what-do-when-pulled-over-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

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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