A new client just called me about being arrested for a DUI from a checkpoint. Yes, as we know the holidays mean festivities and parties more likely than not include alcoholic beverages. So again, checkpoints are legal but the police are required to insure that state and federal laws are followed before they institute a…

Your criminal defense attorney should engage in serious talks with the prosecutor about a plea bargain. The goal is to get the charge and the penalties decreased.  One of the lesser offenses is what is commonly referred to as “dry reckless” pursuant to Vehicle Code Section 23103. A “dry reckless” is a misdemeanor charge defined…