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Rosanne Faul

Rosanne Faul’s Legal Guides

20 total


  • DUI Checkpoint App Ban

    A few Senators sent a letter to Google, Apple and Research In Motion to remove their DUI Checkpoint Apps from the marketplace. These apps provide information on DUI checkpoint locations or allow drivers to alert each other of DUI locations. The Senators lament that apps alerting...

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  • Checkpoints on St. Patrick’s Day and through the Year

    St. Patrick's Day is on a Thursday this year so beware of increased police patrol and the possibility of DUI Checkpoints through the weekend in Orange County and across the state. In 2010, St. Patrick's Day fell on a Wednesday, but on the weekend following the holiday, Newport ...

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  • Domestic Violence Does Not Discriminate

    Domestic violence, also known as spousal abuse, domestic abuse, or intimate partner abuse is common in all economical, environmental and racial classes of society. Like the DUI, domestic violence does not discriminate. It is as common in the three million dollar home in Newport ...

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  • The Facts About Domestic Violence in Orange County

    Domestic violence allegations in Orange County are not confined by economics or geography. Whether you live in Santa Ana, Newport Beach, Fullerton or any other town, if someone calls 911 reporting a spousal battery-type incident, and the police arrive on your doorstop, it is almo...

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  • The Dos and Don'ts of Talking With The Police, Or Just The Don'ts

    As a child and even as an adult can you picture times when you have tried to talk yourself out of a situation? I can remember when I was in the second grade and brought something of my mom's to school for show-and-tell. It ended up falling off my desk and breaking. Of course, I w...

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  • Tis The Season…To Avoid Arrest

    The holidays are upon us and the police departments in Orange County are gearing up to enforce DUI laws to make our streets safe...and make lots of money while increasing their statistics. I hate to break it to you, but the police are going to pull you over for any reason...no f...

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  • PROPOSITION 19, PROPOSITION 215 AND DUI LAWS

    Proposition 215, The Compassionate Use Act of 1996, decriminalized the cultivation and use of marijuana by ill individuals upon a physicians recommendation. Although, a medical marijuana card is not required, over 46,000 Californians have obtained a card since 2004 (California De...

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  • Domestic Violence Does Not Discriminate

    Domestic violence, also known as spousal abuse, domestic abuse, or initimate partner abuse is common in all economical, environmental and racial classes of society. Like the DUI, domestic violence does not discriminate. It is as common in the three million dollar home in Newport ...

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  • Proposition 8 in California - Legal Perspective

    August 4, 2010, an unforgettable day in history for California and maybe for the United States, when Judge Vaughn Walker struck down the unconstitutional Proposition 8. The evidence shows that the movement of marriage away from a gendered institution and toward an instution free ...

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  • Proposition 19, the legalization of marijuana in California

    Proposition 19, the legalization of marijuana in California, would allow for the possession, cultivation and transportation of marijuana by those who are 21 years of age or older. Although legalization will result in regulation and taxation, these are necessary in order for the d...

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