Author Archive for: Gregory Fox

If there is a warrant out for my arrest what should I do?

Posted December 8, 2015

Having a warrant issued for your arrest is a very serious legal matter. If you have a warrant issued against you it means that you could potentially be placed under arrest at any time, including in public or at your private residence. In addition to authorizing your arrest, a warrant also grants the police the authority…Continue Reading

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15 Minute Observation Period For DUI

Posted November 30, 2015

In California, if you are stopped for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) you will likely be asked to submit to a blood test or a breathalyzer test. These tests are used to determine your blood alcohol content (BAC) to establish whether or not you have exceeded the legal limit of 0.08%. However, breathalyzer…Continue Reading

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How much does a first DUI offense cost?

Posted November 13, 2015

Being arrested for drunk driving can be embarrassing, stressful, and costly. A DUI can come with a pretty hefty price tag. In fact, your first DUI can cost upwards of $20,000, and possibly more, depending on the circumstances of your case. If property is damaged or anyone is harmed these costs can easily increase. As…Continue Reading

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Understanding DUI and DWI

Posted November 4, 2015

You have probably seen the advertisements around town warning passersby that buzzed driving is drunk driving. You may have even been in the situation where you grab a couple of drinks after work and you are feeling a little buzzed but you think to yourself “I’m not too buzzed to drive”. If you take that…Continue Reading

3 things to know if you are in a traffic accident

Posted October 30, 2015

In the event that you are involved in a traffic accident it is important that you are prepared for how best to handle the situation. Being involved in an accident can be a very stressful and even traumatic experience. It is important to know that you have certain legal rules and obligations at the scene…Continue Reading

Factors that Affect BAC

Posted October 22, 2015

There are many factors that can affect your blood alcohol content (BAC). In fact, may of these factors are completely unrelated to alcohol. Age, gender, body type and metabolism can all contribute. Before we get too far ahead we should first discuss what BAC is. Blood alcohol content, or BAC, is a measure of alcohol that…Continue Reading

California Bail Law

Posted October 18, 2015

If you are unfamiliar with bail bonds, a bail bond is a contract between the accused and a bail bond agent. Under the contract of the bail bond the accused is making a promise to appear in court when ordered to do so and as a result of that promise the bail bond agent promises…Continue Reading

What are the penalties for DUI in California?

Posted October 2, 2015

DUI laws across the country are becoming harsher in an effort to crack down on driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. A DUI conviction can result in serious, life changing consequences personally, financially, and professionally. Minimum and Maximum Penalties for a First DUI Conviction If you are charged with DUI and there is…Continue Reading

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