Criminal Defense Blog

Dealing with the shame and embarrassment of a DUI

Being pulled over and arrested on drunk driving charges can bring up a lot of negative emotions. You may never have had a run-in with the police before, and never even entertained the prospect of getting into trouble with the law. It's also likely that your career and...

Is San Diego’s Drug Court right for you?

Many individuals who find themselves facing drug charges are recreational users -- not manufacturers or dealers. Many defendants want to get help to kick their habit yet don't know where to turn to receive such services. Others think that they don't have the necessary...

Why St. Patrick’s day is not so lucky for many drivers

San Diego has canceled its St. Patrick’s day parade again this year. That does not mean you cannot still celebrate. St Patrick’s day means more DUI checkpoints The police know that people like a drink on St. Patrick’s day. They set up a series of checkpoints to catch...

Why silence is golden if arrested

If the police arrest you, they must read you your Miranda rights before questioning you. Yet, even before that, you can get yourself in trouble if you say too much. What are the Miranda rights? This is what the questioning officers must tell you before they start: You...