You cannot get charged with a crime, even DUI, without evidence. However, it is a mistake to believe the only evidence the prosecution can use against you in a DUI case is a chemical test … Read More »
Is a Public Defender Good for DUI?
You have a Sixth Amendment right to counsel for criminal trials in California. This right to counsel means that you can seek the help of a public defender if you’ve been arrested for a DUI. … Read More »
Can You Be Charged With Public Intoxication Without a Test?
California Penal Code Section 647(f) makes it a crime to be drunk in public under certain circumstances. If a peace officer believes you have violated this statute, they do not have to conduct a breathalyzer … Read More »
Can I Beat a DUI Without a Lawyer?
Peace officers in California are incredibly vigilant about pursuing individuals who may have been driving drunk. The law empowers them to arrest individuals for DUI even if they haven’t seen them driving. You can be … Read More »
How Long Do They Hold You For Public Intoxication?
In many cases, you are legally allowed to be under the influence of alcohol or other legal drugs in public. It is only when you are perceived to be a problem for other people when … Read More »