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How to beat a DUI charge in California

Posted on October 11, 2017 by

If I blew over the limit…..how can you win my DUI case?  This is a question I hear a lot from potential DUI clients in my Southern California DUI defense practice.   It’s right up there with “How do I get this reduced to a wet reckless?’ for number one question. I have had many clients … Continue reading How to beat a DUI charge in California

CVC 12500(a) Driving without a license in California

Posted on October 9, 2017 by

CVC 12500(a) California Traffic Lawyer Mark A. Gallagher explains the Basics of VC 12500(a) California Vehicle Code Section 12500 or CVC 12500(a) or simple VC 12500(a) requires a valid license to drive a car in California. Is VC 12500(a) an infraction or a misdemeanor? VC 12500 is what is known as a “wobblette” under California … Continue reading CVC 12500(a) Driving without a license in California

5 Best ways to save money in traffic court

Posted on October 9, 2017 by

Nobody likes getting a traffic ticket.  From the minute you see the lights in your rear view mirror, you know it’s bad news and it’s going to cost you money.  With the rising costs of fines in California traffic courts, your ticket can easily cost you over $1000.   So without further delay, here are the … Continue reading 5 Best ways to save money in traffic court

Sale of Marijuana

Posted on November 4, 2016 by

With medical marijuana legal in California and an increasing movement toward the legalization of recreational marijuana for adults 21 years of age and older, it’s easy to think that the decriminalization of marijuana has occurred across the board. However, under California Health & Safety Code § 11360, the sale and transport of marijuana is illegal. … Continue reading Sale of Marijuana

Driving Restrictions and Senior Citizens

Posted on November 4, 2016 by

California has a large population of seniors. According to statistics published by the State Controller’s office, more than 4 million people over 65 lived here in 2010, and that number is projected to grow to 6 million by 2020. Seniors are living longer, living active lives and wish to remain independent as long as possible. … Continue reading Driving Restrictions and Senior Citizens