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What do Courts Consider During DUI Sentencing?

2020-02-28T03:59:14+00:00February 28th, 2020|Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer|

For those convicted of driving under the influence (DUI), facing the criminal justice system can be a frightening and incredibly stressful experience. There is a lot of uncertainty regarding the penalties you might face. To that end, it’s important you understand how courts approach DUI sentencing in California. Generally, judges look at a number of

California Highway Patrol Ramps Up DUI Checkpoints Around Holidays

2020-02-28T03:56:41+00:00February 28th, 2020|Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer|

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be out in full force for the holidays this year, having ramped up its enforcement of driving under the influence (DUI) over Thanksgiving weekend and continuing to crack down on roads and highways statewide. In late November, state police had a “maximum enforcement period” scheduled from 6:01 p.m. Wednesday

When a DUI Becomes a Felony in California

2020-02-28T03:55:13+00:00February 28th, 2020|Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer|

In California, individuals arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs are most likely to face misdemeanor charges—as long as there were no aggravating factors involved. This is known as “simple DUI,” and it typically remains a misdemeanor on one’s first, second and third drunk driving arrests. There are some

Understanding the Criminal Process in California

2020-02-28T04:04:04+00:00February 28th, 2019|Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer|

The California Criminal Process Explained by Ese Omofoma, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer The criminal process in California can be confusing and will likely differ from person to person. However, most cases follow the same process described below: Citation/Arrest If a police officer has probable cause that you have committed a crime, they will likely