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Manuel Barba’s Legal Guides

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  • July 4th Tips To Avoid A DUI Conviction

    The July 4thHoliday is upon us, and with it comes celebrations, barbeques, good cheer, as well as DUI checkpoints. In case you dont know, DUI is short for Driving Under the Influence, and DUI checkpoints are law enforcements way of searching for drivers that may have had a drink...

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  • Defending a DUI Case

    Defending a DUI Case Myth #1: It is illegal to drink and drive. The Truth: it is NOT illegal to drink and then drive in California. It IS illegal to drive a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs (Vehicle Code 23152(a)). It is also illegal to drive a vehicle wh...

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  • TIPS TO AVOIDING A DUI-DRUNK DRIVING CONVICTION

    Below areTips to Avoid Being Convicted of DUI: Don't drink and drive! If you have been drinking, call a taxi or have a friend drive you home. Always drive safely. Most DUI-Drunk Driving stops are for traffic violations such as speeding, unsafe lane changes, illegal turns, etc. Be...

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  • CALIFORNIA UNDER AGE 21 DUI –DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

    CALIFORNIA UNDER AGE 21 DUI DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE It is unlawful for a person under the age of 21 years who has 0.05 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle (VC 23140). In addition to being subject to criminal penalties for the violatio...

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