DUI Defenses That Work – The No Drive Defense

squashily 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 you […]

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 provide […]

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 good […]