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November 2017 Archives

How does an ignition interlock device work?

The leaps and bounds made with technological advances never cease to amaze. Whatever the industry, technology knows no bounds and will have an impact on every aspect. Advances in technology have allowed for ignition interlock devices to be a reliable means of checking for sobriety in convicted DUI/DWI drivers.

Seven arrested and charged with drug crimes in nearby CA suburb

The police have the task of enforcing the laws of Sacramento, of California and of the country we live in. Laws are put in place in the hope of keeping people in the community safe and out of trouble. Sometimes, people break the law or engage in activities that could put them at risk with the law. Those people have a right to build a criminal defense against the charges they are accused of.

An addictive personality can lead to legal problems

Many families in California include one or members who struggle with drug addiction. Perhaps you or someone you love ended up hooked on prescription meds or other drugs when trying to overcome a chronic pain condition. You might be surprised how many people would relate to your situation. Even many doctors, nurses and other medical professionals have hesitated to ask for help for their own drug problems for fear of placing their licenses at risk.

Underage DUI conviction can have a huge impact

When people think about DUI or DWI, they often think about people of legal drinking age getting into trouble with the law. However, what about those who are underage who are pulled over while under the influence of drugs or alcohol? How does the law affect them and what kind of impact can it have on a young person's life? The reality is that a DUI/DWI conviction can have an impact on an underage person's personal and professional life.

Can Chapter 7 help Sacramento families with financial challenges?

Life is expensive! Between essential living expenses like mortgages, groceries, gas and unexpected costs related to health care and life in general - it can make finances extremely tight. Actually, it can leave many Sacramento families in the red, meaning their costs exceed their income. While this can happen every once in awhile without major consequences, multiple instances or prolonged periods of time in which costs outweigh income can result in an unwanted financial situation.

A speeding ticket in California may be more serious than you know

Getting a speeding ticket is fairly common, and it is also relatively common for California drivers to underestimate the serious nature of a traffic offense. While a ticket may not seem like a big deal, it can actually have a significant impact on your right to drive and much more. You would be wise to take your situation seriously and work for a positive outcome to your situation.

Tiger Woods avoids jail time after found passed out in vehicle

It's nothing new for golf superstar Tiger Woods to have his name in the headlines for both personal issues and also due to run-ins with the law. It proves that athletes and celebrities can have their own issues and demons just like the average person. Recently, the golf star was found passed out in his vehicle with prescription drugs and marijuana in his system.

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