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10 Things to Know about a Marijuana DUI

This article will go over 10 things that you may not know about marijuana DUIs.  Can you Still Get a Marijuana DUI if Marijuana is Legal in California  Yes, you can still be arrested and convicted for a marijuana DUI, even though marijuana use is legal in California.  Under California Vehicle Code 23152(f), you can be arrested and charged for driving under the influence of drugs if the drug impaired your mental abilities so as to render you unable to drive with the caution of a sober person.  Definition of a Marijuana DUI Under California Vehicle Code 23152(f), it is unlawful for a person who is...

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First Steps after a DUI Arrest

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You were arrested for a misdemeanor DUI and now are probably going through many different emotions. Based on thousands of driving while under the influence cases, we have put together a checklist of things that need to be done as soon as possible after the DUI arrest.  The information you write down by yourself or with your attorney won’t be shared with the police or the prosecutors, so it is safe to notate it all to avoid forgetting important information your attorney may want or need for your defense.  Write down everything that you remember from the night of arrest. The sooner...

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5 Things You Didn’t know about a DUI

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When you are arrested on suspicion of a DUI, it can be scary. Sometimes understanding other facts about DUIs, whether they relate to your specific case or not, can help ease your nerves, as well as your defense.  These five facts can also help you better understand how “easy” it can be to drink and drive.  As you will read below, it does not take much alcohol to become intoxicated enough not to drive safely. You will also read the effects of first DUI convictions on children and young people under 21 years old.  1. For drivers under 21 years old, California has...

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