Tag Archives: Mission Viejo

Orange County DUI Checkpoints – Fourth of July weekend

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department announced today their “Holiday Weekend Crackdown” on drunk drivers.  They say they will be out with an “aggressive DUI enforcement policy.”  They are also conducting a DUI checkpoint in the city of Mission Viejo Friday, July 3rd from 7 p.m. until 3 a.m.  The specific location within the city was […]

DUI & blood alcohol levels – Orange County DUI defense lawyer

Intoximeter, the company that manufactures the blood alcohol meters used by many law enforcement departments, has an on-line blood alcohol measurement program, the “Drink Wheel” (it got its name from the cardboard novelty models with a rotating wheel in the center that you used to line up the number of drinks to determine your blood […]

Misdemeanor criminal defense & procedure – Orange County

I have previously written about the stages of a felony prosecution, but what about a misdemeanor? Misdemeanors, such as DUI, assault & battery, petty theft (shoplifting), driving on a suspended license, some domestic violence charges and violations of court orders, have their own time line and procedures. You may not even have to appear in […]

I was arrested in Orange County – do I need a defense attorney?

The short answer is yes.  Think about all that’s working against you already.  If the police think they had enough evidence to arrest you, your case is more than likely going to be referred to the District Attorney’s office for prosecution. So what should you do in the time period between when you were arrested […]

Theft crimes – Orange County defense attorney

It was the biggest mistake of your life.  “What was I thinking?” you ask yourself.  You were arrested for shoplifting and are now charged with petty theft.  What is going to happen to me?  Am I looking at jail time? I get calls all the time from people in just that situation. Theft is generally […]