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Fullerton DUI lawyer Mark A Gallagher Orange County attorney

Looking for the best Fullerton DUI lawyer? I have been handling DUI cases in Fullerton for over 15 years.  If you do a search for Fullerton DUI lawyer online you will likely find hundreds of lawyers who claim to be locals at the Fullerton courthouse.  Some of these guys and gals haven’t set foot inContinue Reading

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs DUI Drugs

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs DUI Drugs

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs It is estimated that in the very near future, legal and illegal drugs will overtake alcohol as the substances that are involved in the majority of DUI cases. Much of the exact same problems with blood tests for alcohol also exist with narcotics cases, such sample preservation and contamination,Continue 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 Expungements – What Employers Cannot Ask About

California Labor Code states than an employer cannot ask someone applying for a job for information about an arrest or detention that did not end up in a conviction.  So, if you are applying for a job and you happen to have a conviction arising out of the Torrance Courthouse, they cannot ask about theContinue Reading

DUI in California: Don’t Convict Yourself

DUI in California: Don’t Convict Yourself

Law enforcement agencies across California have been ramping up efforts to enforce drunk driving laws. As an attorney practicing in Indio, CA, I’m always amazed at the sheer number of DUI cases that come through the courthouse. Many people don’t realize how easy it is to reach a BAC of .08. Many more are unawareContinue Reading