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Have You Been Arrested for a Felony DUI in California?

A DUI conviction in California can negatively impact your life in a number of ways. However, this is especially true for a felony DUI conviction. You can be charged with a felony DUI in California under the following circumstances: You were driving under the influence and injured or killed one or more people. This also includes passengers in your vehicle. You have a previous felony DUI conviction in California. You have been convicted of four DUIs within the last ten years. The criminal consequences of a felony DUI can vary depending on the circumstances. Generally, you will face a period…

Do I Have to Blow in a Breathalyzer if I Am Arrested for DUI/DWI?

It’s Friday night, you’re off work and you decide to stop by the bar and catch up with some friends. You talk about your job, the kids, old times and before you know it, you’ve had a few drinks. It gets dark, you bid your friend’s farewell and you decide you’re fine to drive. Then you hear the siren and see the lights in your rearview. Busted. But wait – is there anything you can do in the moment to protect yourself from serious criminal charges and penalties? California’s Implied Consent Law Under the “implied consent” law, California drivers are…