When does DUI become a felony?

A DUI is a serious offense in California and in all states, but first-time offenses are commonly misdemeanors. However, a driver could face felony charges in some cases depending on each state's law. Drivers may undergo an assessment to determine their drinking habits...

Why drug charges may be reduced or thrown out

If you are facing a drug charge, it doesn't mean that your case will go to trial. This is true because you may accept a plea deal, or a California judge finds that there wasn't probable cause to charge you with a crime. Evidence may be suppressed or otherwise thrown...

Man charged with DUI homicide pleads not guilty

A California man who is accused of striking and killing a pedestrian while under the influence of alcohol on during the early morning hours of Jan. 26 has pleaded not guilty to charges of homicide, drunk driving and gross vehicular manslaughter. The 32-year-old man...