Monthly Archives March 2017

DUI: DMV vs. Court What’s the Difference?

  A tough concept for clients in a DUI case to understand is that they are fight two battles not just one. Both matters are completely unrelated. The DMV will have a chance to penalize you by imposing a license suspension. Another tough concept to understand is that the results in one proceeding will have little to no effect on the other. The truth is with the DMV is that they are free to act independently of the court system. Lets say criminal charges are dismissed by the prosecutor the DMV will usually ignore this and proceed to suspending your
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Misdemeanor Diversion LA COUNTY

There is a new misdemeanor diversion program in LA County pursuant to Penal Code Section 1001.94. You have to be charged with a crime in any court in LA County. This is a program where if you complete all the requirements set by the court you may get your case dismissed on your next appearance date (proof of completion date, generally a year). This is a motion that can be done by your attorney and the court can grant you the diversion program over the prosecutors objection. However, there are two elements to be met by your attorney in order
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