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Rosanne Faul

Rosanne Faul’s Legal Guides

20 total


  • Orange County DUI Arrests Increase In 2012

    It looks like the Orange County Sheriffs Department has made Aug. 17th to Sept. 3rd a DUI arrest benchmark period by having all Orange County police departments tabulate their DUI arrest numbers for a total count in Orange County. In 2011, 856 people were arrested during this 18-...

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  • Huntington Beach’s Downtown Alcohol Issue

    Huntington Beach has the worst DUI statistics in Orange County and the state when it comes to alcohol-related traffic accidents where someone is killed or injured per a Huntington Beach Downtown Residents Association 2011 report.( http://hbdra.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/HBDR...

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  • MAY POLICE IN ORANGE COUNTY SEARCH YOUR CELL PHONE?

    Advancements in technology raise many issues that you and your criminal defense attorney must face as the 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution, along with the California Constitution, addresses issues of privacy concerning the information contained on cell phones. Rece...

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  • Alcohol Breath Devices In Bars and Restaurants

    Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is a big issue in Irvine, Orange County, California and across the United States, but would the use of breath alcohol devices in restaurants and bars make this country a safer place? The problems with using a breath device to eliminate drivers fr...

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  • HOW ALCOHOL ABSORPTION MAY AFFECT A DUI CASE

    Ever look at the alcohol chart sent out in the mail by the DMV regarding how many drinks over a period of hours a person may drink at a certain weight and be under the legal limit? Ever think, okay I can have five drinks over a four-hour period or one drink per hour and be okay t...

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  • IS A VIOLATION OF CALIFORNIA VEHICLE CODE SECTION 14601, DRIVING WHEN DRIVER’S LICENSE IS SUSPENDED?

    Absolutely not. Most violations around the 14601 section of the California Vehicle Code are not infractions and the penalty is not simply a fine payment, traffic school and the possibility of one DMV point. Driving when ones drivers license is suspended is a misdemeanor alleg...

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  • More Than One DUI? Help Is On the Way

    If you have had one or more prior convictions for a DUI, or what is commonly referred to as a "wet reckless", you do not want to go to court and try to resolve the case yourself or hire just any attorney. A second DUI, third DUI, felony DUI, or what is referred to as a multiple D...

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  • PROBATION VIOLATORS MAY RECEIVE SEVERE PENALTIES

    You received a break on the misdemeanor or felony you pled to last year, but you're still on probation; or maybe you didn't receive a break, but at least you're out of jail - be aware that violating your probation will make matters worse. A probation violation occurs when the se...

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  • Problems with DUI Breathalyzers

    It's amazing how many times I have heard an "expert" testify that the breath device used in a DUI case is accurate, because it has so many safeguards that if it wasnt working properly it wouldn't give a result. Obviously, that's not the case with the Alco-Sensor V used in Ventur...

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  • Expungements

    Completing an application? A common occurrence, whether for school, new employment, advancement in employment, loans, and so forth. Then the question appears, "Have you ever been convicted of a crime?" So vague and unassuming, you just want to put "no" and move on, but should...

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