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Loss of driving privileges after a DUI arrest

If you have been arrested for suspected drunk driving in California, you will want to understand the various penalties and processes that you must navigate. This can be very confusing because there are two primary entities involved in these. First, the courts will be responsible for any criminal accusations and consequences. Secondly, the California Department of Motor Vehicles has responsibility for administrative penalties related to your driving privileges. 

Two former sheriff's deputies facing drug charges

It is no surprise for most people to hear that individuals break laws on a regular basis. It might be shocking, however, to hear that two former California sheriff's deputies supposedly committed crimes. The two men were accused of several drug charges related to stealing and selling marijuana seized in multiple drug busts.

Can you still drive after a DUI arrest in California?

If you plan a nice evening out with friends in California, you likely expect that, barring any major complications or unforeseen circumstances, you'll safely arrive at your destination, enjoy a few hours of good food, drink and conversation, then travel back home, toting memories of good times and good friends. There's obviously no way to predict the future, however, and sometimes things don't always go as planned, especially if the "good drink" portion of your evening involves alcohol.

What is the bail amount for vehicular manslaughter?

If you or a loved one have been charged with vehicular manslaughter in California, you might have several questions. While the possible sentences and plea options may be unknown, one of the first things to cross your mind will likely be the bail necessary to be released from prison. The Superior Court of California has detailed the exact amounts that will be required for all types of vehicular manslaughter.