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6 Situations Where You can Beat a DUI Charge

6 Situations Where You can Beat a DUI Charge

6 Situations Where You can Beat a DUI Charge If you get arrested with a DUI charge, chances are that you will loose your driver’s license. The situation will have a devastating impact on you. Questions like what to do next, whom to consult, what are my options and what about my insurance, are sureContinue Reading

VC 12500(a) Driving without a license in California

The Basics of VC 12500 California Vehicle Code Section 12500 or VC 12500(a) requires you to have a valid license to drive a car in California.  Seems simple enough right? You gotta have a license to drive, everyone knows that by the time they are old enough to drive.   No license? Pulled over? YouContinue Reading

Torrance DUI Checkpoints

Torrance police officers are in full force this holiday season.  They are especially on the lookout for suspected drunk drivers.  Many parts of Torrance, Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach are magnets for drunk drivers due to the high number of bars in the area.  Many officers that are on the DUI task force will waitContinue Reading

Adolescent Brain Development as a Defense

Can an adolescent’s brain development or lack thereof be a defense? Three general differences between juveniles under 18 and adults demonstrate that juvenile offenders cannot reliabl be classified among the worst offenders.  First, any parent knows…juveniles lack maturity and have an underdeveolped sense of responsibility much more so than adults.  Moreover, juveniles are overrepresented statisticallyContinue Reading

DUI Defenses That Work – The No Drive Defense

DUI defenses that work, the “No drive” defense. When it comes to DUI law, there are two types of DUI defenses.  The first type would be DUI defenses that sound nice on paper or in your lawyer’s office.   These are great for legal debates or a nice scholarly article, but they won’t do youContinue Reading