Category «DUI Defense»

DUI Dictionary

DUI Dictionary

Drunk driving arrests, DUI / DWI arrests, cases involving driving under the influence of drugs (DUID), or the combination of alcohol and drugs, all of these cases seem to have their own language. Indeed, DUI / DWI criminal defense lawyers seem to have their own language. As any criminal defense attorney who concentrates on defending …

Drivers Under 21

Drivers Under 21

People arrested for DUI while they are under the age of 21 face special challenges, but also have special opportunities. (Note: turning 21 while the case is pending has no impact; the distinction arises from the driver’s age at the time of the arrest.) Similar to drivers over the age of 21, a DUI arrest …

California DUI Defence FAQ

California DUI Defence FAQ

Our experienced DUI lawyers have been representing clients who have been accused of driving under the influence or driving while intoxicated since 1987. If you have been arrested for a DUI in California, it is important that you seek legal representation from a knowledgeable DUI defense attorney that you can trust. Our drunk driving defense …

DUI Field Sobriety Evidence and Defense

DUI Field Sobriety Evidence and Defense

Anyone pulled over for suspicion of DUI has probably had the experience of a police or CHP officer asking you to perform a one leg stand, or walk and turn along a line. Did you take and pass the test? And were you then asked to blow into a preliminary alcohol screening device ? If …

California Shaken Baby Syndrome – Child Abuse Defense

California Shaken Baby Syndrome - Child Abuse Defense

We have developed substantial experience and skill defending people facing child abuse charges involving very small children under two years old. Shaken baby syndrome cases present unique challenges for defense counsel for several reasons: guilt is typically implied from the circumstances, the alleged victim is too young to provide verbal testimony or evidence in any …

California Breathalyzer and Blood Test Challenges

California Breathalyzer and Blood Test Challenges

Our long and intensive experience with the defense of first-time DUI and felony drunk driving charges enables us to achieve outstanding results for our clients even in the face of high blood alcohol concentration (BAC) readings based on breathalyzer or blood tests. California DUI defense lawyer Randy Moore has a national reputation as an aggressive …

Expert Witnesses in DUI / DWI cases

Expert Witnesses in DUI DWI cases

The use of experts is extremely important in DUI / DWI, drunk driving, or driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUID) cases. Because the prosecution will be putting the arresting officer and the criminalist on during his or her case to testify as to why the defendant is guilty, it is vital that …

SR-22 Forms

SR-22 Forms

A driver who is convicted of DUI / DWI, or whose driver’s license is suspended during an administrative per se (APS) hearing, is required to file an SR-22 certificate of insurance with the DMV. Many large national insurance companies will cancel a DUI driver’s policy immediately upon learning about a conviction. Anyone facing a drunk …

DUI / DWI and Car Insurance

DUI DWI and Car Insurance

Car insurance carriers use potential risk to calculate their rates – a driver’s risk of getting into an accident, having his or her car stolen, or colliding with an uninsured driver are some of the factors that affect insurance rates. Unfortunately, a drunk driving conviction usually causes an insurance carrier to raise a driver’s rates …

Drowsy Driving

Drowsy Driving

Driving while drowsy sounds harmless enough, but it is dangerous to both the drowsy driver and others, and can actually result in criminal charges and civil lawsuits. Drowsy driving laws vary from state to state, but in California, driving while drowsy is considered reckless driving. Because reckless driving is a serious charge with substantial penalties, …

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