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I got arrested for a DUI in Los Angeles and was charged with 2 counts (a) and (b)? What does it mean?
CONSEQUENCES: Most people who submit to either blood or breath test and test above .08% BAC will be charged with two separate crimes, a violation of California Vehicle Code 23152(a) and a violation of California Vehicle Code 23152(b). The consequences of being convicted of both crimes are exactly the same as the consequences of being convicted of either one. California law specifically does not allow punishing the same conduct more then once even when that same conduct can be charged as two separate crimes. (California Penal Code Section 654). Some jurisdictions will want conviction for both counts (Orange County), while other jurisdictions will not mind conviction for only one either count. If your court wants a plea to both crimes, […]
HOW MANY POINTS ON DRIVING RECORD GOES AFTER DUI CONVICTION IN LOS ANGELES? A DUI conviction in Los Angeles, or anywhere else in California, will add 2 points on driving record. The points are counted pursuant to California VC 12810(b). The points will remain on record for 5 years and will clear off the record on its own after the passage of time. IS THERE A WAY TO AVOID POINTS ON DRIVING RECORD AFTER A DUI ARREST? It will depend on the facts of your case. Attorney DUI Los Angeles will need to study and evaluate your case. If Los Angeles DUI lawyer can find problems with your case, he will attempt to negotiate a deal that does not carry points. […]
In this article Los Angeles DUI Defense Lawyer discusses Wet Reckless Conviction in Los Angeles. Click on the links below to go directly to your topic of interest. WET RECKLESS LEGAL BASIS WET RECKLESS CONVICTION – AVOIDS JAIL TIME WET RECKLESS CONVICTION – AVOIDS LICENSE SUSPENSION WET RECKLESS CONVICTION – AVOID IID WET RECKLESS CONVICTION – BETTER RECORD WET RECKLESS AND PRIORABILITY DUI arrest is a very scary experience for anyone because of its potential consequences on your job, your record and even your family. Most people who are arrested for DUI have never been in a situation of an arrest and investigation and will often act in a way that will not help their case. Instead, a person who is […]
When a police officer suspects that a driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, he or she will conduct an investigation that can culminate in a DUI arrest. Here, I am will attempt to explain how to protect yourself during a DUI investigation. A police officer who pulls you over might appear friendly, but he is on his job, which includes pulling people over and investigating them for DUI. DUI attorney Los Angeles recommends that you do not help the police officer conduct his investigation. Part of his job involves investigation of various crimes and citing drivers for traffic violation. A police officer does have discretion and does not have to arrest you unless he suspects that you […]
How often do you hear that more needs to be done to fight DUI and Drunk Driving Fatalities? How terrible it is to hear that someone was injured or killed by a drunk driver! Let’s be clear, I am a Los Angeles DUI attorney, whose job is to fight for the drivers accused of a DUI and for that reason I will be biased. Often my job involves damage control where I play down the facts of a horrible DUI by explaining to the prosecution that other factors, such as depression, psychological conditions, addiction, or just bad luck, contributed to that fateful decision to drive after having some alcohol. Focusing back on this article’s title, what’s up with all the […]