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Does Eating Before Drinking Lower My BAC?

Posted by John Campanella | Jun 07, 2023 | 0 Comments

When it comes to consuming alcohol, understanding your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) and how it is influenced by various factors is crucial. One common question that arises is whether eating before drinking can lower your BAC. In this article, we will explore the relationship between food con...

Miranda Rights in Spanish

Posted by John Campanella | Jun 01, 2023 | 0 Comments

Los Derechos de Miranda: Protegiendo los Derechos del Acusado Cuando una persona es arrestada en los Estados Unidos, tiene derecho a que se le informen sus derechos, conocidos como los derechos de Miranda. Estos derechos, establecidos en el famoso caso Miranda v. Arizona, son fundamentales para ...

DUI Checkpoints in California

Posted by John Campanella | May 19, 2023 | 0 Comments

DUI (Driving Under the Influence) checkpoints, also known as sobriety checkpoints, have become a common tool in combating drunk driving in California. In this article, we will delve into the history of DUI checkpoints, their legality, purpose, operational guidelines, effectiveness, challenges, an...

What Happens When You Get A DUI in Sacramento CA?

Posted by John Campanella | May 10, 2023 | 0 Comments

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense with severe consequences that can have a lasting impact on your life. If you find yourself facing a DUI charge in Sacramento CA, it is essential to understand the legal process and the potential ramifications. This article will guide you thro...

DUI Convictions and Record Durations in Sacramento, CA

Posted by John Campanella | May 10, 2023 | 0 Comments

Introduction At Law Office of John Campanella we understand the concerns and questions that arise after a DUI conviction in California. A common query we receive is: "How long will a DUI conviction stay on my record?" In this comprehensive article, we aim to provide you with clear and detailed i...

DUI classes: California DUI Education Programs

Posted by John Campanella | Apr 21, 2023 | 0 Comments

Learn about the DUI Alcohol & Drug Education Programs in California, including costs, requirements, and frequently asked questions. Get the information you need to understand the DUI process, enroll in the appropriate program, and successfully complete your obligations.

When Is A DUI Charge Considered A Felony In California

Posted by John Campanella | Apr 08, 2023 | 0 Comments

Are you facing a DUI charge and wondering whether it will be classified as a misdemeanor or felony? The answer depends on the circumstances surrounding the incident. In this article, we will explore the factors that can cause a DUI to be charged as a felony offense and the penalties that come with a conviction.

Hit and Run in California

Posted by John Campanella | Mar 27, 2023 | 0 Comments

A hit and run occurs when a driver collides with someone or something and leaves the scene without stopping. In California, hit and runs are serious criminal offenses that can result in legal and financial consequences. If you witness a hit and run, it's important to act quickly and report the incident to the authorities. Remember to stay calm and avoid distractions while driving to prevent hit and runs.

DWI vs. DUI: How Sacramento Drunk Driving Law Differs

Posted by John Campanella | Mar 07, 2023 | 0 Comments

Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) is a criminal offense in Sacramento, California, which is essentially the same as a DUI (Driving Under the Influence). Under California law, a DWI or DUI refers to the act of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The state has str...

DUI Charges Dropped

Posted by John Campanella | Mar 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

DUI charges dropped refers to a legal situation where charges against an individual for driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol are dismissed by the court. The decision to drop DUI charges can occur at any stage of the legal process, from arrest to trial, and is typically made for various reasons.

Miranda Rights Violations in California

Posted by John Campanella | Feb 05, 2023 | 0 Comments

At the Law Offices of John Campanella, located in Sacramento, CA, we understand the importance of Miranda rights and how they can impact a person's legal case. If you or a loved one have been arrested, it's crucial to understand your rights and to exercise them to protect yourself during police interrogation.

BAC Tests and Your Privacy

Posted by John Campanella | Mar 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Because driving under the influence (DUI) is a crime in California, DUI-defense attorneys are technically criminal defense attorneys who focus their practice on a small niche. However, just because DUI-defense attorneys only defend one particular crime does not mean they cant use the legal defen...

The Overlooked Ineffectiveness of Sobriety Checkpoints

Posted by John Campanella | Mar 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Police have lots of ways of enforcing Californias laws against driving under the influence (DUI). Some of them are better at detecting or deterring drunk drivers than others. Sobriety checkpoints, to the surprise of many, are among the worst. Further, they infringe on the privacy of hundreds, if...

3 Ways to Avoid a Pretextual Traffic Stop

Posted by John Campanella | Feb 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

If a police officer in California suspects you of driving under the influence (DUI), their best friend is a pretextual traffic stop. These stops are not technically for DUI; theyre for another road violation. However, once they have you on the side of the road, the cop is in a prime position to ...

What Happens When A DUI Suspect Flees Law Enforcement?

Posted by John Campanella | Nov 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

California is known for many things, from sandy beaches to Hollywood movies to beautiful weather nearly year-round. It is also known for police pursuits, the most infamous of which is likely the 1994 slow-speed chase involving O.J. Simpson. Car chases occur frequently in Southern California, with...

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