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  • Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

    The California Highway Patrol has stuck to its anti-drunk driving efforts, since launching in 1973. After all, officers on duty are called upon to keep citizens safe, and one of the biggest public safety is drunk driving. Why, you may ask? Drunk driving causes a large percent of ...

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  • How to Overcome a DUI Arrest

    If youve been arrested for driving under the influence in California, you may have a lot on your plate: Court Appearances to stand trial (if no plea bargains are arranged by a lawyer), and to hear to outcome of the case. The penalties for a California DUI may include jail time,...

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  • What Are Basic Speed Laws in California

    Drivers in California are required to drive at speeds no greater than the recommended and posted speed limits for the safety of all. If there were no traffic laws it would be utter chaos, wouldnt you agree? In addition, altering driving speeds for unexpected conditions is require...

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  • Domestic Violence Laws in California

    Domestic Violence is force, violence, or threat that is inflicted on either: A current or former spouse, partner, or parent of the accuseds child A child living in the home with the accused An elder over the age of 65 living in the home Domestic Violence is essentially committ...

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  • What to Expect If Arrested For a Drug Charge in Orange County

    If youve been recently arrested in Orange County, California, for drug possession, sales of drugs, or transportation thereof, heres what you can expect: Transportation to the County Jail Upon arrest, defendants will be handcuffed and whisked away to the county jail by trained p...

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  • 5 Tips to Avoid Jail Time in Huntington Beach

    If youve been arrested in Huntington Beach, court proceedings and being interrogated by an officer may feel intimidating even if youre innocent. Its your right to ask for an attorney, who can work on the case for alternative sentencing and ultimately avoid jail time. Here are a ...

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  • California Under 21 Laws

    Definition DUI for Minors under 21 under California Penal Code Section 23140, is an infraction if the driver is caught with less than 0.08% alcohol intoxication levels in the blood. Anything higher than this number and the minor will face the same penalties that are dished out to...

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  • Transporting and Selling Methamphetamines in California

    Definition Transporting and Selling Methamphetamines under California Penal Code Section 11379, is a criminal offense. As the title implies, it means actually selling the drug. It is prosecuted in the same manner as the sale of any other form of illegal substance. Elements of the...

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  • Getting Caught With Methamphetamine for Sale

    Definition Possession of Methamphetamine for Sale under California Penal Code Section 11378, is a felony offense, which carries serious time in prison as well as very steep fines. The legal code describes holding methamphetamine with the intent to sell it. This is completely diff...

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  • How To Avoid Incriminating Yourself for DUI

    This post will share some of the top tips to avoid incriminating yourself during a DUI arrest or court proceeding. Remain Silent You have the right to remain silent. As the well-repeated saying goes whatever you say during an arrest can and will be used against you in court. This...

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