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Our Walnut Creek DUI Lawyer on Aggravated DUI

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Law enforcement in California has ramped up its awareness and enforcement of driving under the influence so much so that DUI is now one of the more commonly charged criminal offenses in the state. The least serious DUI charge with mitigating factors results in fines, license suspension and prob...

Our DUI Attorney Concord CA Addresses Questionable Stops

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Clients sometimes ask our DUI attorney Concord CA about questionable stops when the arresting officer might not have had a valid reason to make a stop. These include weaving across traffic lanes or driving too slowly. Courts across the nation have ruled differently, so ask our firm about applicab...

DUI Attorney Concord CA Discusses Alcohol Tolerance

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

DUI attorneys Concord CA residents trust routinely encounter criminal defendants who have higher than normal tolerance to alcohol. In many cases our clients were legally drunk because of their BAC level but were not obviously impaired when pulled over and arrested. In fact, many people who have...

Raising Questions about a Defendant’s Guilt

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you face charges in an impaired-driving case that goes to trial, our Walnut Creek DUI law firm can prepare you for some of the arguments made by opposing counsel. Hearing the prosecution criticize you in court can be intimidating, but we know how to defend you during a trial. The Prosecutio...

Slipping during Field Sobriety Tests

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

If part of the evidence that you anticipate will be used against you is the result of a poor performance on a field sobriety test, your Napa County DUI lawyer may discuss ways that you can combat this information. Physical Evidence One way that your Napa County Creek DUI lawyer will suggest opp...

Meeting Your DUI Attorney

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Were you arrested for drunk driving? A Walnut Creek DWI lawyer describes the initial interview with your attorney. Usually, when you first meet with your DUI attorney, it will take place at the attorney's office. A Walnut Creek DUI attorney would do the following: Ask you to describe what h...

Drunk Driving Arrest May Lead to a Trip to the DMV

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

You probably won't be surprised when you are charged with criminal penalties after your DUI arrest. In fact, you may even anticipate the charges. But your Walnut Creek DUI lawyer will inform you that you may also face civil penalties, such as a suspension of your license. Watch this video to lear...

Observations by Police Officers

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Police officers often pull a driver over based on their observations of the way the driver is operating the vehicle. AWalnut Creek DUI lawyer addresses this in the paragraphs below. Driving Behavior Normally, a driver is stopped by police because the officer saw him doing something that is in...

What You Need to Know about Standardized Field Tests

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you are pulled over by the police, you may be administered three specific field sobriety tests to determine if you are impaired. The U.S. Department of Transportation has found these three tests, if applied correctly and together, to be useful indicators that a driver is drunk. To learn more a...

Police Observations of Driving Behaviors

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

If a police officer observed your driving prior to the stop, the Napa County Creek DUI law firm that represents you can explain how these observations may affect your case. Prosecution's Strategy Your Napa County Creek DUI law firm can explain that the prosecution will likely emphasize any ne...

Preparing the Jury for Your Decision Not to Testify

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Walnut Creek DUI law firm that represents you can explain that you have the choice to testify or not to testify during your DUI trial. There may be several reasons why you and your Walnut Creek DUI lawyer may believe that it is best that you not testify. For example, the prosecution may be ab...

Dealing with Slurred Speech in Your DUI Case

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

During your initial interview with your Walnut Creek DUI lawyer, you may be asked if there were any physical clues of intoxication, such as slurred speech or a flushed face. There are a few ways that your Walnut Creek DUI lawyer may choose to handle this information. Indirectly Because the ar...

DUI Defense Theme

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

One of the strategies that your Walnut Creek DUI law firm will use in your case is to develop a theme. This theme can help inform a jury of what you plan to show and how this theme should result in your acquittal. Your Walnut Creek DUI law firm may raise this theme at every potential opportunity....

Combating Negative Information

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is pivotal that your Napa County Creek DUI attorney know about any negative information that may weigh against you in your DUI case. This information can help him be prepared to combat this information when the prosecution addresses it. There are several ways that your attorney may handle this...

Observations of the Officer

Posted by Blackie Burak | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Your Napa County Creek DUI attorney will analyze the observations that the officer who arrested you made during the incident. In particular, your Napa County Creek DUI attorney will closely review the following information:  Report Forms Your attorney may inform you that police officers often...

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