Friday, April 29, 2011

Drunk Decoy Operation in Encinitas & Solana Beach, San Diego County California

Media Release: Drunk Decoy Operation in Encinitas and Solana Beach, San Diego County California:

Date of Occurrence: 04-22-2011
Time of Occurrence: 1500-2000 hours

DUI Lawyers just learned that the Encinitas Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS) Unit, in collaboration with the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, conducted a Drunk Decoy Operation in the cities of Encinitas, Solana Beach. The operation involved deputy sheriffs and an ABC investigator who worked in an undercover capacity This operation was developed by local law enforcement agencies in an effort to test locations that sell alcohol. The test is conducted to find out if they noticed a patron may have had too much to drink and was displaying signs and symptoms of being obviously intoxicated.

Deputies had to feign a level of intoxication that will be obvious to the server and any uninvolved bystanders. The Decoy deputies were trained by ABC personnel prior to the operation to ensure consistency in performance while displaying the objective symptoms throughout the operation. Alcohol is sprayed on the decoy deputies outer clothing prior to entering each location to simulate an odor consistent with intoxication.

No citations were issued as the decoy deputy was merely feigning intoxication. Immediate on-site training with the involved clerk and/or management was provided and follow-up training via a scheduled ABC presentation is offered to all employees at a later date.
During this operation a total of 10 off-sale establishments were visited. A total of 8 individuals sold to the decoy deputy.

This operation was funded through a grant awarded by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Attorneys ask DUI checkpoint operations in San Diego county - now this?!

Thursday, April 28, 2011

2 Women's "Panties" in San Diego Police Department DUI Officer's Locker! Sex scandal out of hand

2 pairs of female underpants discovered in the locker of a San Diego DUI police officer are hot smoking guns in case allegedly involving eliciting sexual favors from women upon DUI investigations.

The San Diego Police Department officer who handled DUI cases faces eighteen felony counts in San Diego Superior Court: sexual battery, assault under color of authority & receiving a bribe, involving 5 victims so far.

A married San Diego Police Department officer says the underpants in his locker are that of his girlfriend, according to search warrant affidavits.

DNA testing establishes his girlfriend’s DNA on 1 of the panties.

DNA on the 2nd panties is presently unknown and under investigation.

What's the big deal - Officer safety - check every nook and pantie for a concealed weapon.

The officer purportedly “had a well known history of police misconduct,” according to a source who maintains the Officer (with the initials "A. A.") had photos of women he contacted while on duty, depicting women in various stages of undress and engaged in sexual acts with him.

Judge David Danielsen unsealed the search warrants today upon request of lawyers working for San Diego Union-Tribune, television stations KGTV, Channel 10; KFMB, Channel 8; KNSD, Channel 7/39; and KSWB, Channel 5/69.

San Diego Police Department and prosecuting attorneys claim Arevalos is allegedly accused of targeting women leaving the Gaslamp Quarter, stopping them for various traffic violations, groping or otherwise sexually assaulting women, promising them he could keep them out of jail.

Arevalos allegedly detained a woman for DUI and that during field sobriety tests, the DUI officer said things regarding her panties. He allegedly told her he would not arrest her for DUI, saying: “We are going to have to work something out. What can you do for me? ... I know where you work. I will be in for my favor.”

A second woman was stopped for DUI. He allegedly slid his hand down the back of her jeans and touched her breasts as he moved her in and out of his police car, making a “Mmmmm” sound.

A third woman leaving Mardi Gras celebrations in the Gaslamp was allegedly questioned as to what it was worth to her to get out of a San Diego DUI arrest. At a 7-Eleven, he requested her panties and bra in a restroom. He also allegedly put his arm around her and fondled her crotch before she could leave. He supposedly said later: “I didn’t expect your body to be as nice and wonderful as it was.”

Woman # 4 also was looking at a DUI until he allegedly touched her breasts and slid his hand down the front of her waistband.

San Diego State University student woman #5 says he allegedly said they could take care of the situation by moving to a dark corner or the back seat of his car.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Texting fines jacked up to $280-328 to $480-528 plus offense becomes a moving violation with a DMV point

DUI Lawyers are asked how are Drunk Driving conviction fines so high? Well, between statutory assessments and mandatory restitution fines, the range can be excessive.

Look what happens with a texting ticket having this base fine of increase from $20 to $50 per violation?

Currently, drivers who violate the law in San Diego County face a total of up to $160 in fees and fines for a first offense. That fine will jump to $280 under the proposal. A second offense in San Diego could cost a driver up to $480 in base fees and surcharges. That amount is equivalent to a red light camera citation.

Other jurisdictions in California, with these high penalty assessments, a first offense would cost $328, up from the current $208. A repeat offender could be fined $100, or $528 with fees.

Driving while on the cell phone or texting means these stronger penalties and fines if proposed legislation goes through the state assembly.

The state Senate approved SB28 Monday that would increase fines for those caught driving while using a hand-held phone to either make a phone call or send a text

A subsequent violation would also add one point to the motorist's driving record.

The proposed legislation would also make it illegal for a person riding a bicycle to talk on a hand-held cell phone.

A similar bill died last year in an Assembly committee. Senate approval this year comes during "distracted driving awareness month."

The CHP issued more than 9,700 tickets for illegal cell phone use through Friday, and will write significantly more through April than the 10,000 to 11,000 it would issue in a typical month.

The CHP and local agencies have "zero tolerance" days scheduled for Tuesday in the Sacramento area; Wednesday in the Los Angeles area; and Thursday in the San Francisco Bay area and counties north of Sacramento, San Diego attorneys are told.

Monday, April 25, 2011

A California DUI lawyer will schedule a DMV date whereas if you schedule, it could interfere with a San Diego DUI lawyer's calendar. DMV won't reset!

DMV issues arising out of California DUI actions command the most knowledgeable San Diego DUI attorneys.

This San Diego County DUI Law Center lawyer knows what must be done in ten days. Explore free information.

10. A California DUI lawyer will schedule a DMV date whereas if you schedule, it could interfere with your San Diego DUI lawyer's calendar. DMV won't continue. You may not get the San Diego DUI attorney you want. NO rush except that your DUI attorney must request from DMV no later than the tenth day. That is 10 days after your pink order was issued.

9. The pink SUSPENSION/REVOCATION ORDER AND TEMPORARY DRIVER LICENSE shows the 10 day deadline. Email a top San Diego DUI attorney without delay.

8. The pink ADMINISTRATIVE PER SE SUSPENSION/REVOCATION ORDER AND TEMPORARY DRIVER LICENSE is the California DMV paper which you should have received.



7. Even if you did not receive this pink DMV paper, the California DMV will probably take action against your driving privileges.



6. Even if you have a license from another state, and even if the San Diego DUI officer did not take your license, that state may also take action against your driving privileges.



5. This TEMPORARY DRIVER LICENSE ENDORSEMENT is valid for only 30 days from the issue date.



If a DMV hearing is requested within ten (10) days, your DMV TEMPORARY will be extended & there will be a stay (delay) of any suspension until the outcome of your DMV hearing is determined.



4. Please do not confuse this initial 30 day TEMPORARY DRIVER LICENSE with your court date!

The DMV and criminal proceedings are separate and independent. The outcome of one almost never affects the other. Sometimes the officer or the DMV paper confuses or misleads you to believe that the TEMPORARY DRIVER LICENSE is good "until the court date". If there are approximately thirty (30) days from your arrest date to your court date, this may just be a dangerous coincidence. There usually are months before your DMV hearing takes place.



3. There are three (3) issues at the San Diego DMV hearing if you completed a chemical test. (See reverse side of pink DMV paper.)



Issues are whether the officer had probable cause to stop or contact you, and whether the San Diego DUI breath or blood test evidence is inadmissible, rebuttable, unreliable, inaccurate and/or untrustworthy.



2. The DMV has the burden of proof to prevail on all three (3) issues. If DMV meets the burden of proof on two (2) issues, you win!



1. All DMV attorneys have to do is successfully knock out just 1 of the DMV issues to preserve your license, to avoid a reissue fee, and/or to avoid an expensive SR-22 filing!






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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Lindsay Lohan is said to be furious and surprised by her latest four month sentence. - actress gets out of jail on bail after spending 5 hours

Lindsay Lohan is less than happy. In fact, the beauty if furious and actually surprised by her recent 4 month jail sentence.

The actress is on bail after a court appearance for her alleged theft of a $2,500 necklace.

Lohan's lawyers are appealing, but California criminal defense attorneys say it is unlikely she will win it.

Friend/Producer Nathan Folks maintains Lindsay is 'upset' over the 120 days jail. 'She is angry because she has been working so hard on turning her life around,' Folks said, insisting Lohan is clean and sober.

'She didn't do what they said she did. She didn't steal that necklace.'

The star reportedly was 'blindsided' by California Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner's order, purportedly indicated the circumstances are 'ridiculous and f****d up'. The judge found Lohan violated her probation from a 2007 California DUI.

Friday, April 22, 2011

DUI Lawyer Rick Mueller, considered a "Specialist", the recognition so seldomly recognized by the California DUI Lawyers Association - only 3 have it

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

San Diego California DUI cops are MADDened by victims of drunk drivers so they're instituting a program with the idea of having parents get involved

San Diego California DUI cops are MADDened by victims of drunk drivers so they're instituting a program with the idea of having parents get involved to prevent underage drinking.

"Power of Parents, It’s Your Influence™ " is a MADD-sponsored DUI program providing mothers and fathers tools and tips to have what the organization called a potentially life-saving conversation with kids regarding alcohol problems.

Parents are the #1 influence in a child’s decision regarding alcohol and drug use.

The program offers techniques and tips to improve communication between parents and their offspring. The guidelines could substantially reduce the chance a child will drink booze before the age of 21.

Every year, MADD claims alcohol kills more youths than all other illicit drugs combined, contributing to about six thousand fatalities involving underage people.

Talk to kids and make them know that underage drinking can have some very real consequences, San Diego DUI lawyers agree.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Ventura California DUI convictions in jeopardy as a result of unreliable and untrustworthy handheld PAS Alco-Sensor gadgets made by Intoximeters Inc.

Ventura County DUI convictions may be overturned due to a defect in a number of portable preliminary alcohol screening tests aka PAS tests.

These hand-held DUI breath estimating field tests result in inaccurate blood-alcohol readings.

Ventura County District Attorney's Office wrote California DUI criminal defense lawyers that 8 of Intoximeter's Inc.'s Alco-Sensor V gadgets produce "erratic results" in tests from January 20, 2011 through March 31, 2011.

Despite buying 128 of these unreliable DUI gadgets at about $4,800 per device, DUI police in that part of California have ceased in utilizing them.

Alco-Sensor V's defective mouthpiece causes "irregular readings."

So even though these defective machines have had "no evidentiary value" in court, folks have been convicted for California DUI or pled guilty to Vehicle Code Section 23152.

In January 2011, Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean announced the microphone-sized instrument would improve safety in the community, providing instant reading of a motorist's blood-alcohol level. He just didn't say the reading would be irrelevant.

Temperature is a factor in the false numerical readings, attorneys are told.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Vista California DUI Checkpoint results

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department, Vista Station, conducted a California DUI & Drunk Driving / License checkpoint at 200 Civic Center Drive, in the City of Vista. The checkpoint was on April 15-16, 2011 from 8:00 PM and 2:00 AM.

1037 vehicles passed through this California DUID checkpoint with 637 of those drivers contacted, lawyers say. The results included the following:

7 drivers were arrested for San Diego DUI - driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
8 Field Sobriety evaluations were conducted on drivers suspected of DUI or driving under the influence of alcohol.
41 vehicles were stored and cited due to violations including driving with a suspended license, unlicensed drivers, or as a result of arrest.
47 citations were issued for various violations including: Unlicensed (31), Suspended driver's license (5), Possession of Marijuana in a vehicle (2).

San Diego County

SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE INFORMATION SHEET
PAD-3 9/01 REPLACES TS25
Information Type:
Media Release
Subject of Release:
DUI Check Point Results - City of Vista
Other Information:
Person Providing Information:
M. Petrofsky, Sergeant
Email Address of Provider:
Telephone number of Provider:
760-940-4556
Fax number of Provider:
Date of Release:
04/17/2011
Time of Release:
0400
INFORMATION:
Date of Occurrence:
04/16/2011
Time of Occurrence:
8:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location of Incident:
SYNOPSIS:
Mobilization Theme Is “DRUNK DRIVING. OVER THE LIMIT. UNDER ARREST” attorneys are told.
CHECKPOINT ACTIVITY:
VEHICLES CONTACTED: 637
VEHICLES THROUGH WITHOUT CONTACT: 400
TOTAL VEHICLES THROUGH: 1037
VEHICLES SENT INTO SECONDARY: 64
FST GIVEN: 8
San Diego County
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
23152 ARREST TOTAL: 7
OTHER ARREST TOTAL:(647f PC) 0
OTHER ARREST TOTAL ( WARRANT) 0
VEHICLES STORED: 41
CITATIONS ISSUED: 47
(MULTIPLE VIOLATIONS ON CITES)
12500(a) VC 31
14601.1(a) VC 3
14601.2(a) VC 2911.

Monday, April 18, 2011

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Sunday, April 17, 2011

How does the 15 minute continuous observation apply to my California DUI breath test if there was not 15 minutes available upon arrival at Test place?

California DMV enjoys a generous "rebuttable presumption of reliability" of DUI breath testing numbers.

But if the California DUI defense attorney shows a failure to follow - in any respect - any regulation or standard, the jury may give little weight to the number and at DMV, the burden of proof shifts to DMV to then prove the reliability of the test for DMV purposes.

Then when California DMV does not sufficiently meet the shifting of the burden, the DMV is required to take no action against one's California driving privileges.

All breath test manufacturers pretty much mandate the minimum 15 minute continuous observation period just prior to implied consent DUI testing.

This is codified in California Code of Regulation, Title 17, Section 1219.3 [Breath Collection]:

A breath sample shall be expired breath which is essentially alveolar in composition. The quantity of the breath sample shall be established by direct volumetric measurement. The breath sample shall be collected only after the subject has been under continuous observation for at least fifteen minutes prior to collection of the breath sample, during which time the subject must not have ingested alcoholic beverages or other fluids, regurgitated, vomited, eaten, or smoked.


Attorneys reasonably rely on California's case of Manriquez v. Gourley. A valid 15 minute continuous observation prior to a breath test, requires both:

(1) A California DUI officer shall remain in the presence of a breath test subject, and

(2) A California DU officer shall be able by the use of all his or her senses [(a) Sight, (b) Smell, and (c) Sound] to make the determination whether or not the breath test subject has ingested alcoholic beverages or other fluids, regurgitated, vomited, eaten, or smoked, or suffered physical symptoms (e.g. burped, belched or regurgitated gas) that could falsely elevate or in any way skew or affect the test numbers.

Lawyers concede the Manriquez case permits limited situations where the cop claims to do an observation during the transportation time to the breath test location, as long as both these things actually happen:

(A) the rearview mirror is tilted if backseat subject, and

(B) cop truly observed drunk driving arrestee with three senses during the driving time while transporting to the breath test place.

But when an Observing While Driivng Cop truly does A and B, upon parking the cop car, the cop exits and closes door; then walks around cop car (leaving arrestee alone in cop car). So the Bottom Line: Cop not truly able to use all senses prior to opening up DUI arrestee's door and then taking him or her in for the breath test.

[See Manriquez v. Gourley (2003) 105 Cal.App.4th 1227, 130 Cal.Rptr.2d 209]

Saturday, April 16, 2011

California DUI Attorneys can report bad judges to the Judicial Commission

Lawyers handling DUI cases in California have the option of reporting judges to the Commission on Judicial Performance (CJP).

CJP maintains they want to generate records on bad judges in an evolutionary way instead of only fielding a single complaint or hearing about the one big violation.

They reason that if they only have a single complaint, they are less likely to act than if they have a larger file of complaints.

Attorneys point out you may go here to report a bad California drunk driving judge.

Friday, April 15, 2011

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Are there defenses at California DMV hearings in San Diego, attorneys are asked?

A DUI attorneys' defenses at an APS hearing are specialized and technical, more so than in California DUI court. Interesting proof issues - plus legal, procedural and bureaucratic hurdles - form the bases for avoiding a suspension by DMV.




In light of the uniquenss of San Diego DUI / DMV hearings and the absence of an independent San Diego DUI judge to offer any protection, folks are strongly advised not to try to represent yourself. Since these are not California DUI criminal proceedings, San Diego County public defenders are unavailable.


Monday, April 11, 2011

Sheriff's deputy pleaded guilty April 7 for California DUI- prescription drugs with injuries to a 78-year-old woman

Sheriff's deputy in Orange County pleaded guilty to California DUI- prescription drugs and crashing into and injuring a 78-year-old woman minutes after driving away from a minor accident in Dana Point.

The defendant illegally obtained prescription pills by providing false information and repeatedly switching doctors. Allan James Waters, 37, Laguna Niguel, pleaded guilty to the court to one felony count of driving under the influence causing bodily injury, two felony counts of selling a substance in lieu of cocaine, nine felony counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, and a sentencing enhancement for causing great bodily injury to an elder. He faces a maximum sentence of 15 years and four months in state prison. Waters is scheduled to be sentenced June 10, at 9 a.m. at the Central Justice Center, Santa Ana.

On nine occasions between March 2009 and March 2010, Waters went to eight different doctors to obtain prescription drugs Opana and Oxycodone. He gave doctors false stories in order to illegally obtain the drugs. When one doctor would stop providing a prescription for the defendant, Waters moved on to a new doctor.

At approximately 4:45 p.m. on March 1, 2010, Waters drove southbound on Golden Lantern Street in Dana Point. He failed to stop and crashed into the back of a vehicle that had stopped at a red light in front of him. Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene and released Waters and the other driver approximately 30 minutes later after taking a report of the incident. The responding deputies were aware that Waters was an OCSD employee.

At approximately 5:20 p.m., seven minutes after leaving the scene of the first crash, Waters drove northbound on Golden Lantern Street. He drove erratically and failed to accelerate at a green light, stopped partially in an intersection on a red light, and almost crashed into a passing motorist. Multiple drivers called 911 to report his driving.

Waters swerved and hit the curb before over-correcting and swerving to his left. He crossed over the middle lane and crashed into a vehicle driving in the far left lane. The victim's vehicle was forced over a planter onto the wrong side of the road, where it came to a stop facing northbound in the southbound lanes.

The defendant drove forward for a short distance before coming to a stop. OCSD deputies arrived at the scene and contacted the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to investigate. CHP officers contacted Waters at the scene. The defendant displayed objective signs of drug intoxication including slurred speech, a lack of balance, and trouble following directions. Waters is accused of being impaired while driving and under the influence of prescription drugs Zolpidem and Hydrocodone. He was arrested at the scene. He was later released pending further investigation.

The 78-year-old female victim, the passenger in that vehicle, was transported to the hospital and sustained injuries to her back, for which she later had surgery.

During the driving under the influence investigation, detectives also began investigating Waters for drug-related charges. On April 15, 2010, and April 30, 2010, Waters met a friend after arranging to receive Opana and Oxycontin from her in exchange for money and cocaine. He provided the friend with a fake white powdery substance under the false pretense that it was cocaine.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

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Tough lawyer for tough times. What can you say? Sometimes the odds are stacked against you. You need someone on your side who can explain to you the process with no lawyerspeak. Just the facts, and a promise to do their best. No blame, no shame, just an examination of the case, a proposed strategy, and flawless execution by Rick. That's why I instanly bonded with Rick. No promises, just a hard look at my case, and hard work to get me an incredible Everything was explained to me each step of the way. My paperwork was filed and cced to me. He made sure every question I had about my case was presented to the DA. The legal jargon was broken down for me, and their were no surprises. I got the best result I could expect with my circumstances without having to step in court or going before a judge. I couldn't recommend a better person to have on your team as you go through a difficult process.
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Mark ‎ - Oct 20, 2010
DUI for Medical Professionals This was probably the BEST investment I've ever made, post DUI. Getting a DUI is a little bit more complicated for people working in the MEDICAL FIELD. For those working in the medical field, you know how stressful a DUI can be on your medical license and job. Depending on your DUI case, you can LOSE your medical license. So I obtained the services of Rick Mueller. Rick was very knowledgeable about my rights and ALL of the necessary steps it would take to get me back on track with my Driver's License and Medical License renewal. Rick EVEN called the License Board for me and obtained the exact information I needed to renew my license without complication. I followed what Rick recommended, finished my DUI program, and received both my Driver's License and Medical License without ANY incident. If you work in the MEDICAL FIELD and worried about your Medical License because of a DUI, call Rick Mueller now!!!
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Jessica ‎ - Oct 20, 2010
Civilian DUI on Miramar base! I came to Rick two days after my incident. From the start he was helpful, informative, and always extremely quick to respond to my emails. I never once had the thought that my case was going out of Rick's control. I blew a .181 and Rick got my DUI reduced to a $1000 fine, and that's all! Overall one of the best possible experiences I could have hoped for in light of the situation. Rick, you are the best
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dina ‎ - Sep 16, 2010
Great Lawyer! The best DUI lawyer in San Diego! Every law professional who went over my case with me was amazed at the results that Rick was able to get for my DUI case. He was also someone that I could count on after my case was over. Whenever I had questions relating to my case he was also willing to take the time and go over things with me. He is truly someone who you would want on your side!

Friday, April 8, 2011

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Thursday, April 7, 2011

A general look at the rules of thumb applying to a person with a California DUI trying to enter Canada and needing an immigration attorney to help

Visiting Canada - take a look at these Rules of Thumb:

1) If California DUI convictions are over ten years old, entry is permitted after a criminal background check.

2) If California DUI criminal convictions are between five to ten years old, entry is permitted on payment of a $200 fee and a criminal background check.

3) If California DUI convictions are less than 5 years old, one must get an attorney. Otherwise, the person is going to have to jump through a ton of red tape, and probably still will not get in unless exceptional circumstances.

A U.S. or California visitor to Canada risks deportation upon conviction for impaired driving (aka Drunk Driving, DWI or DUI), violating Canada’s .08 % per se limit, or refusing a breath sample.

A visitor to Canada who is convicted of a drinking and driving offense may not be able to renew his or her visitor status, and upon conviction, such a person becomes inadmissible to Canada and can be deported.

In order to avoid this inadmissibility, a pardon may be required.

California DUI conviction? Simple. The wise step is hire an Immigration lawyer.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

iPhone busts DUI driver in California

iPhone can videotape DUI or drunk drivers.

One DUI guy began an alleged hit and run from Escondido San Diego County to Riverside County.

Ryan Kessman was driving when the driver of a grey Mercedes driving ahead of him seemed to lose control.

"She was swerving, getting pretty crazy on the road," attorneys are told.

Kessman reached for his smart phone to try to capture the unfolding chaos on video.

"Who knows what's going to happen? So I pull out my iPhone," lawyers heard him say. "I was paying attention to the road."

Lena Moreno of San Diego drove on the left shoulder and rammed in a white van.

Seemingly unfazed, the driver later sped up, then without warning slammed on the brakes and crashed into another car.

Moreno pulled off the freeway and into a Wendy's parking lot as Kessman, got out of her Mercedes and confronted him.

"Now she takes out her keys and she's banging on the window, cracked the window. she was just hitting it super hard," Kessman added. "Then she got more upset, hits my mirror, breaks my mirror."

CHP officers found Moreno hiding in the restaurant's bathroom.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Why You Need one of the Best DUI Defense Lawyers in Georgia

Why You Need the Best DUI Defense Attorney

Allen Trapp, a Premier Georgia DUI criminal defense lawyer, has a brand new website. Just click on his name. He can be reached at 770-830-8560, or complete the online form for a free DUI case evaluation.

Just like California, Georgia has a 10 day DMV deadline. Do not miss it. So contact this Superb Georgia DUI criminal defense attorney to avoid the loss of your driving privileges.

Free DUI Case Consultation online! Do not plead guilty. West Georgia Attorney Allen Trapp can first review your DUI case.

A number of folks mistakenly believe DUI cases are simple. First, speak to a lawyer who really knows how to fight DUI in Georgia courts. That Attorney is Allen Trapp.

DMV Issues are whether there's probable cause to stop or contact you, and whether the San Diego Ca DUI breath/blood test evidence is inadmissible...

DMV lawyers must prevail on 1 of California's DMV issues to preserve your license.

DMV has the burden of proof to prevail on all three (3) issues. If DMV meets the burden of proof on two (2) issues, you win!

Issues are whether the officer had probable cause to stop or contact you, and whether the San Diego DUI breath or blood test evidence is inadmissible, rebuttable, unreliable, inaccurate and/or untrustworthy.

As to the three issues at the San Diego DMV hearing if you completed a chemical test, please read reverse side of pink DMV paper.

To save your driver's license or California privileges, your San Diego DUI attorney has only 10 calendar days to contact DMV!



If a DMV hearing is requested within ten (10) days, your DMV TEMPORARY will be extended & there will be a stay (delay) of any suspension until the outcome of your DMV hearing is determined.



Do not confuse this initial 30 day TEMPORARY DRIVER LICENSE with your court date!

The DMV and criminal proceedings are separate and independent. The outcome of one almost never affects the other. Sometimes the officer or the DMV paper confuses or misleads you to believe that the TEMPORARY DRIVER LICENSE is good "until the court date". If there are approximately thirty (30) days from your arrest date to your court date, this may just be a dangerous coincidence. There usually are months before your DMV hearing takes place.



10 day time limit is computed from the Issue date of the SUSPENSION/REVOCATION ORDER AND TEMPORARY DRIVER LICENSE. If time is running out or you think you might be late, contact a San Diego DUI lawyer ASAP.



Do NOT schedule yourself. Why? If you yourself contact DMV to schedule a date which ends up conflicting with your San Diego DUI attorney's calendar, DMV will not reschedule and you may not get the San Diego DUI attorney of your choice. There is no hurry as long as your San Diego DUI lawyer contacts DMV by the 10th day from your arrest.



An ADMINISTRATIVE PER SE SUSPENSION/REVOCATION ORDER AND TEMPORARY DRIVER LICENSE is the California DMV paper which you should have received.



If you did not receive this DMV paper, the California DMV will probably take action against your driving privileges.



If you have a license from another state, and even if the San Diego DUI officer did not take your license, that state may also take action against your driving privileges.



This TEMPORARY DRIVER LICENSE ENDORSEMENT is valid for only 30 days after arrest.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Hopefully you are not in the situation of looking for the best DUI attorney to aggressively defend your San Diego drunk driving case, but if you are-

Hopefully you are not in the situation of looking for the best DUI attorney to aggressively defend your San Diego drunk driving case. But if you are...this

10 out of 10 Superb-rated

DUI criminal defense attorney vigorously defends from beginning to end, A to Z.

The objective: to protect your legal rights, win your case, and/or avoid penalties to the minimum. Respectable DUI attorneys may include 28 years of experience and expertise in California drunk driving cases. Excellent court outcomes and satisfied clients may display the powers of your San Diego DUI criminal lawyer.




DUI attorney Rick Mueller lectured for the

Felipe MadDog DUI Seminar

co-sponsored by the American Bar Association at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. San Diego California Criminal Defense Attorney Rick Mueller spoke to California Attorneys For Criminal Justice

A Day in the Desert with the DUI Experts

.

DUI law firms provide free initial consultation. To consult a quality San Diego DUI criminal defense lawyer, check out this

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In order to save your driver's license & driving privileges, your DUI lawer has only 10 calendar days to contact DMV!


Friday, April 1, 2011

California's online DUI & DMV Defense Attorney evaluation form makes it simple to begin seeking help

Attorney Rick Mueller is a "Specialist", an Award proclaimed by the California DUI Lawyers Association.

"DMV Guru" Attorney Rick dedicates every second of his law practice to vigorously representing folks for the dreaded charge of a San Diego DUI.

The lawyer's a

10 out of 10

man with 28 years of experience.


California's online DUI & DMV Defense Attorney evaluation form is easy to begin

at this informative DUI opinion link

to ascertain your next step.
Rick loves to assist other San Diego and California lawyers, e.g. at thus

Annual DUI Seminar

for the American Bar Association, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. San Diego Criminal Defense Lawyer Rick Mueller also helped others at the well-known California Attorneys For Criminal Justice

A Day in the Desert with the DUI Experts - Annual DUI seminar

.