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DUI/DWI Attorney, Amy Morell, top criminal traffic defense lawyer in California, serving San Francisco Bay Area.

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10 Jun

Is DUI a Felony?

Posted by Amy Morell on Jun 10, 2013


Most DUI's are not considered a felony. If you have been arrested for DUI, you can look on your citation or notice to appear to find out if you have been cited for a misdemeanor or felony DUI. If you see an “m” next to the charge listed, typically Vehicle Code Sections 23152(a) and 23152(b) - yo...

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14 May

DUI Checkpoints: What You Should Know

Posted by Amy Morell on May 14, 2013


So, you're driving down the road minding your own business when suddenly you see a sign up ahead “DUI CHECKPOINT.”  What can you do?   Well, if you do not want to go through the checkpoint you may lawfully avoid the checkpoint by make a lawful U-turn or turn.  If you are stopped for lawfully a...

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