Criminal Defense in Orange County

Blog Posts in July, 2012

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  • When You Should Testify at Your DUI Trial
    When You Should Testify at Your DUI Trial

    If you're going to trial on a DUI charge , it's important to understand what you can do to strengthen your case. It may be advisable for you to take the stand if your case is backed up by substantial ...

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  • What if the Arresting Officer Claims My Speech Was Slurred?
    What if the Arresting Officer Claims My Speech Was Slurred?

    In many DUI cases , the state's case relies on the testimony of the arresting officer as to your symptoms of inebriation during your arrest. Skilled criminal defense attorneys will be able to ...

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  • Cross-Examining about the Flushed Face
    Cross-Examining about the Flushed Face

    A large part of the state's argument in a DUI case will be the testimony of the arresting officer about the symptoms of inebriation he observed when he made the arrest. This is why Orange County DUI ...

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  • The Arresting Officer Claims There Was Alcohol on My Breath
    The Arresting Officer Claims There Was Alcohol on My Breath

    Experienced attorneys have heard arresting officers cite a smell of alcohol on a defendant's breath countless times. However, this is actually very poor evidence that the defendant was intoxicated. If ...

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  • The Relationship Between Alcohol Use and Traffic Accidents
    The Relationship Between Alcohol Use and Traffic Accidents

    An experienced Orange County DUI defense attorney knows that what the public considers common knowledge is often unconfirmed or wrong. Consider the relationship between alcohol use and traffic ...

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  • Are All Field Sobriety Tests Reliable?
    Are All Field Sobriety Tests Reliable?

    It is well-known that drinking alcohol can cause mental and physical impairment that may affect a person's ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. However, it is still controversial whether a ...

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