Orange County DUI Attorney to Aid NHTSA Holiday DUI Campaign Arrestees

January 15, 2014 – With arrival of the holiday season, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) focused on increasing DUI awareness and have made a significant number of DUI arrests during that time. Trusted Orange County DUI attorney Kellee Parker of Parker Law Center is seeking to aid arrestees by offering dedicated legal services […] Read more »

Standardized Field Sobriety Tests

Peace officers utilize field sobriety tests to help establish probable cause for making a DUI arrest. Often times the peace officer will have already determined if an arrest is to be made prior to asking the suspect to perform the field sobriety test. Since field sobriety tests are voluntary, an experienced DUI defense attorney would […] Read more »

Sentence Enhancements

A standard DUI conviction could result in the following penalties: jail time, work release, community service, electronic monitoring, alcohol monitoring, monetary fines, alcohol programs, license suspension, installation of an ignition interlock device, and probation. The State has the authority to charge a driver with specific allegations that could result in harsher penalties. A skilled Los […] Read more »

License Suspensions

A license suspension is one of the most common consequences of a DUI arrest. At best, it is inconvenient and at worst it could seriously interfere with a person’s ability to earn a living. Most people are unaware that the California Department of Motor Vehicles is the sole authority regarding license suspensions and that there […] Read more »

DUI Expungement

The lingering effects of a DUI conviction can result in devastating consequences which can wreak havoc on a person’s life, even years after fulfilling the terms of probation. Most detrimental is the impact that a DUI conviction can have on a person’s ability to secure employment. A skilled DUI defense lawyer can apply for an […] Read more »

DMV Process

Typically, upon arrest for DUI, the peace officer will confiscate the suspect’s California driver’s license and issue the arrestee a pink notice. The pink sheet is the Administrative Per Se Suspension/Revocation Order & Temporary Driver License. Its purpose is to inform the suspect of the order of driver’s license suspension and the right to an […] Read more »

Court Process

In most circumstances, a DUI case begins when a peace officer initiates an enforcement stop due to a traffic violation. Upon initial contact with the suspect, the officer asks the driver to exit the vehicle in order to conduct a DUI investigation based upon initial findings of “objective symptoms” of intoxication. These “objective symptoms” may […] Read more »

Huntington Beach Resident Arrested 13 Times for DUI

December 30, 2011 – Dennis Malavasi of Huntington Beach, convicted of driving under the influence 13 times, found himself behind bars again this week when he skipped out of his Court ordered treatment program.  Malavasi was arrested on warrants issued after he checked himself out of the treatment program. Malavasi’s, son of post Los Angeles […] Read more »

Former Miss USA Faces More Controversy with Recent DUI Arrest

December 5, 2011 – Former Miss USA, Rima Fakih, may soon be facing driving under the influence charges after being arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence this past weekend in Highland Park, Michigan.  The 26 year old beauty queen reportedly tried to initially deny this allegation by tweeting on Saturday: “Let’s clear things […] Read more »

Labor Day Weekend Motto: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, Labor Day is the second most deadly day of the year on America’s highways.  So it should be of no surprise that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign will be in full force throughout this coming holiday weekend. The Avoid […] Read more »