What are the DUI accident penalties in San Diego?

Introduction Driving while under the influence (DUI) is something that must be avoided at all costs. Getting into an accident while DUI is considered an aggravating factor, increasing the likelihood of enhanced penalties and adding the possibility of expensive civil liabilities. In short the California Penal Code section 23152 sub-section (a) defines...

How much does a DUI lawyer cost?

Retaining an Attorney in a DUI Case Is Worth the Cost If you have been charged with DUI, retaining an attorney is going to work in your best interests, and the cost of hiring an attorney could be worth it in the end. If you have been charged with aggravated...

Can A DUI Be Taken Off My Record?

Being caught driving under the influence can have long lasting effects on your life. Having a DUI charge on your permanent record can make it difficult to land the job you want or live in the rental of your choosing. However, it may be possible to get a DUI taken...

Can I refuse the breathalyzer test in San Diego?

Drivers consent to certain tests when they obtain a license to drive in the United States, including field sobriety tests. The laws vary from state-to-state, but drivers in California face stiff penalties if they refuse to take the breathalyzer test. Below is an overview of California law and how it...

Teaching “Responsible Drinking” to Our Children

Alcohol consumption can be a contentious issue in contemporary society. While the greatest underlying fear may be that individuals under the are of twenty-one may be encouraged to drive after drinking, the truth is that responsibility can still be taught if education begins early and certain aspects of the consequences...