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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

California Speeding Ticket over one hundred miles per hour

California Speeding Ticket over one hundred miles per hour When you get a California Speeding Ticket over one hundred miles per hour you have joined the overachievers club.   Not only are you going over the speed limit, you are going WAY over the speed limit.   California speeding tickets over one hundred miles perContinue Reading

DUI defenses that work – Don’t Trust the Breathalyzer

DUI defenses that work are a hot topic.   I have people call me every day and ask, “If I blew over the limit…..how can I win my case? Do you know any DUI defenses that work? ”  People just can’t imagine that they could blow over the limit and NOT get a DUI conviction.Continue Reading

What Are The Pros And Cons Of Plea Bargaining?

When someone is arrested and charged with a crime, often, their first (and best) move is to call a lawyer.  Many defendants believe they need a lawyer to help defend them at trial and avoid a conviction, and that is certainly one of a defense attorney’s greatest duties. But a good defense lawyer can provideContinue Reading

Is it ever legal to break traffic laws?

The Necessity Defense.  Is it ever legal to break traffic laws? As a California criminal defense lawyer, I hear this question all the time from potential clients.    I usually get a call on the 800 line at 800-797-8406 that starts with “I got a ticket but it’s a bullshit ticket…….”.  And then the goodContinue Reading