Driving with a Suspended License
Driving with a Suspended License - Arthur R. - Metropolitan Courthouse
Client stopped following a routine traffic stop and was cited for misdemeanor driving with a suspended license, violation of VC § 14601.1.
Defendant found not guilty at trial.
DUI DMV Hearing – Hit and Run
DUI / Hit and Run - DMV Hearing - Brenda I
Client was involved in an accident, and was later arrested for DUI and for hit and run. The arresting officer was not present at the scene, but drove to client's home to make the arrest. The officer failed to obtain a warrant. After the arrest, client's breath test result were registered at a 0.14/0.14 BAC.
The arrest was deemed unlawful and in violation of client's 4th amendment rights to be free from unreasonable search and seizure. The suspension was set aside, and client's license was never suspended.
DUI – DMV Hearing Appeal
DUI DMV Hearing - Michael N.
DMV suspended client's license for 2 years for refusing to submit to a chemical test after a DUI arrest. Client had one prior DUI conviction within the last 10 years. We filed a lawsuit against the DMV seeking a writ of mandate, and for a court order to reinstate client's driver license.
The license suspension was set aside, and client's driver license was reinstated.
People v. Sam K. - Long Beach Courthouse
Client stopped by CHP for tinted windows and was subsequently arrested for DUI. The breath test on the side of the road was 0.11 and 0.10 BAC at 1:49/1:50am; and the breath test at the police station was 0.11 and 0.13 BAC at 2:15/2:16 am.
Jury found that the breath tests results were flawed and unreliable. Not Guilty verdict rendered.
Domestic Violence / Criminal Threats
People v. Anthony S. - Van Nuys Courthouse
Client arrested for Domestic Violence and Criminal Threats after ex-wife made a false police report of abuse.
Case dismissed on motion of the defense.
Auto Accident - Emilia M. - Stanley-Mosk Courthouse
Plaintiff was rear-ended at a speed of 10 miles per hour. Insurance denied liability, and we filed a lawsuit on Plaintiff's behalf.
Three months after the lawsuit was filed, the insurance company tendered the full policy limits.
Assault with a Deadly Weapon
People v. Norma C. - Pomona Courthouse
Client charged with assault with a deadly weapon after stabbing attacker with a broken bottle.
Jury found that Defendant acted in self-defense and rendered a Not guilty verdict !