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DUI Enforcement This Labor Day Weekend

Posted by Robert Berglund | Aug 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dozens of law enforcement agencies throughout southern California will be on the lookout for impaired drivers this Labor Day weekend.  Expect numerous DUI checkpoints throughout the Los Angeles area as well.  The unofficial end of summer frequently means the beach, pool parties, BBQ's, and other ...

Are Ignition Interlock Devices Safe?

Posted by Robert Berglund | Jun 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

All repeat DUI offenders in California, as well as some first time offenders, must install an ignition interlock device (IID) in any vehicle they own or operate before they can get their driver's license re-issued.  How long the IID must remain installed depends on the particular driving record o...

Super Bowl Weekend DUI Patrols

Posted by Robert Berglund | Jan 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Rams are playing the Patriots in the Super Bowl this upcoming Sunday, February 3.  The game is the most watched sporting event of the year.  Fans all over the country get together in bars and homes to watch the game together.  Alcohol is frequently consumed at these Super Bowl watch parties. ...

Children in Car During DUI

Posted by Robert Berglund | Jan 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you are arrested for DUI and there was a child in your vehicle with you at the time, you are subject to additional criminal penalties.  Vehicle Code Section 23572 allows prosecutors to seek enhanced penalties if the child was under the age of 14.  Prosecutors may charge you under this section ...

Actor Arrested for DUI and Child Abuse

Posted by Robert Berglund | Oct 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Marion "Pooch" Hall, who stars on the Showtime series "Ray Donovan," has been accused of driving under the influence of alcohol with his 2-year-old son on his lap and crashing his Chrysler sedan into a parked car.  The alleged incident occurred in Burbank on October 3.  Hall was charged with one ...

DUI Accident in West Hollywood Outside Whiskey A Go Go

Posted by Robert Berglund | Oct 03, 2018 | 0 Comments

The world famous Whiskey A Go Go is one of the anchors of the Sunset Strip.  The club is part of the heart and soul of the Sunset Strip's rock scene where visitors from around the world visit.  Unfortunately, four people were injured on the night of October 2 when a suspected drunk driver in a Vo...

LAPD Targets Drunk Drivers This Weekend

Posted by Robert Berglund | Jul 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Police Department held two DUI checkpoints last night.  One checkpoint was at the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Maxella Avenue near Marina del Rey. The other was at the intersection of Vernon Avenue and Avalon Boulevard in South Los Angeles.  Both checkpoints began operati...

DUI Cases at the Burbank Courthouse

Posted by Robert Berglund | Jul 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Burbank Courthouse is located at 300 East Olive Avenue in the city of Burbank.  Berglund Law Office, P.C. has represented many individuals arrested for DUI in the city of Burbank.  A good Burbank DUI lawyer is a must if DUI charges have been filed against you.  The Burbank Courthouse handles ...

Vince Vaughn Arrested for DUI in Manhattan Beach

Posted by Robert Berglund | Jun 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Actor Vince Vaughn was arrested on suspicion of DUI this past weekend, according to multiple media reports.  Vaughn was stopped at a DUI checkpoint in Manhattan Beach around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning.  Vaughn was subsequently arrested for DUI and for resisting, delaying, and obstructing officers....

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Enforcement

Posted by Robert Berglund | May 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Holiday weekends provide a time for a lot of people to relax and unwind with family and friends.  Alcohol is involved in many BBQ's, parties, and gatherings throughout the weekend.  As a result, DUI arrests and DUI accidents always increase during this time.  Law enforcement is well aware of this...

Street Racing Crackdowns

Posted by Robert Berglund | May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Law enforcement officers throughout Los Angeles will be on heightened alert for street racing and other reckless driving behaviors.  The increased enforcement is likely due to several recent tragic accidents involving suspected street racing.  Earlier this month in Los Angeles' Pico Rivera neighb...

Right to DMV Hearing After DUI Arrest

Posted by Robert Berglund | May 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you are arrested for DUI involving alcohol and the officers have confirmed that you have a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08 or higher (remember in some situations you can be arrested for DUI even if your BAC is under .08), or they suspect that you will be a .08 or higher (waiting on return o...

DUI Cases at the Metropolitan Courthouse

Posted by Robert Berglund | Apr 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Metropolitan Courthouse, commonly known around Los Angeles as simply Metro, located at 1945 S. Hill Street in Los Angeles, is where the Los Angeles City Attorney prosecutes misdemeanor DUI cases where the arrests occurred in Central Los Angeles, including downtown Los Angeles, Chinatown, Ec...

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints

Posted by Robert Berglund | Apr 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Police Department announced that its officers will be targeting impaired drivers with DUI checkpoints and DUI saturation patrols this evening, Saturday, April 14, 2018.  LAPD will hold checkpoints at the following locations: Alameda and 6th Streets in downtown Los Angeles betwe...

What to do After You Are Arrested for DUI

Posted by Robert Berglund | Apr 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many people that are arrested for DUI are often confused, overwhelmed, and, sometimes, scared.  What happens next? and What should I do now? are two questions that we are frequently asked.  To make matters worse, there is frequently a substantial amount of time that may pass from the date of ...

DUI Cases at the Van Nuys Courthouse

Posted by Robert Berglund | Feb 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many Driving Under the Influence (DUI) cases are filed at the Van Nuys Courthouse, located at 14400 Erwin Street in Van Nuys.  This is due to the large jurisdictional area of the Van Nuys Court, which covers a large geographical area of San Fernando Valley.  DUI arrests which occur in Sherman Oak...

Bail in DUI Cases

Posted by Robert Berglund | Feb 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Following a persons arrest for DUI, he or she may be released on their own recognizance (OR) by the law enforcement agency.  This means the person is released from custody after promising to appear in court.  The person is usually asked to sign a written promise to appear which provide the cou...

New 2018 Laws

Posted by Robert Berglund | Dec 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are several new California laws beginning on January 1, 2018.  The biggest one taking effect is that recreational marijuana will be legal to buy and sell in California.  The regulatory framework is still being worked out in many cities.  Los Angeles and San Francisco are among those that wo...

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