Everyone assumes once they get pulled over for Driving Under the Influence, their life is over, they lost the case, they owe ridiculous amounts of money, they will go to jail, and they will never be able to get a job again. These assumptions are just flat-out incorrect. While some of them may be true…

Who knows the legal drinking age in California? Oh, that’s right…everyone. One of the most commonly known regulations in California law is that people under the age of 21 are not allowed to be in possession of an alcoholic beverage in public or to consume any alcoholic beverage. Getting caught with alcohol as a minor…

California laws are strict on those convicted of Driving under the Influence of alcohol or drugs. The impairment the drivers suffer is seen as such a danger to others in the eyes of the law, that enforcement and sentencing of these regulations seems to get harsher each year. The law is constantly looking for ways…

Are you a negligent operator? It sounds scary, but the DMV can label a driver a negligent operator for a variety of reasons, and the punishment may be severe. The DMV uses a fairly straightforward point system in determining the status of drivers in California. Points are given depending on the severity and type of…

The pretrial phase of a criminal law case in California has multiple steps. After pleading not guilty at arraignment, this phase begins. Pretrial includes court appearances, motions, discovery, and negotiations for plea bargains. Pretrial is where most criminal cases are settled, so understanding this process is crucial. This phase can last a few days if…

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