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DUI Probation

  • By: Ronald D. Hedding
  • Published: February 6, 2019
This Vehicle Code Section has to do with people who are on DUI probation in Los Angeles County California Vehicle Code 23154. A lot of times the police can look in their computer in their vehicle and see that someone is on probation for a DUI, they pull them over and have them blow into a preliminary alcohol screen device,…Read More

  • By: Ronald D. Hedding
  • Published: November 1, 2018
When you're placed on a DUI probation, you're usually ordered to do certain things and you're also ordered from refraining from doing certain things. Some of the things that you're usually going to be ordered to do is to do an alcohol program. You're going to be ordered to pay a fine. You're going to ordered not to drive with…Read More

  • By: Ronald D. Hedding
  • Published: November 1, 2018
If you're ordered to complete an alcohol program related to a DUI in Los Angeles, you're typically going to be ordered to complete a certain amount of months related to your DUI case. There is a 3-month, 6-month, 9-month, 18-month and a 30-month alcohol program. There's even a 12-hour alcohol program. So, these things are all negotiable and it really…Read More

  • By: Ronald D. Hedding
  • Published: October 8, 2018
Everyone who gets convicted of a DUI in Los Angeles County is going to have to do a DUI alcohol program and they'll have to do one of the DUI classes. There's a three-month class, a six-month class, a nine-month, an eighteen-month class and a thirty-month class. DUI Alcohol Program for Probation Most offenders who get a first-time DUI are…Read More

  • By: Ronald D. Hedding
  • Published: October 8, 2018
One of the punishments that's available to the prosecutors and judge when somebody is prosecuted and convicted for a DUI, is they can force them to do what's called the HAM program or the Hospital and Morgue Program where they make the person go to the hospital and morgue to see what happens to people who drink and drive. A…Read More

  • By: Ronald D. Hedding
  • Published: September 11, 2018
Any time there's a claim that you violated your probation in a DUI case, you're entitled to have a probation violation hearing. In other words, the judge can't just automatically find that you violated your probation and then sentence you to the maximum for whatever it is that you pled guilty to. Obviously, in felony cases, probation violations are much…Read More

  • By: Ronald D. Hedding
  • Published: August 27, 2018
There are many different punishments or sentences that a judge can give in a DUI case in Los Angeles. One of these is certainly community service and there's a bunch of different forms of community work. Caltrans to Avoid Jail The harshest punishment that the judge can give - and usually this is given in place of jail - would…Read More

  • By: Ronald D. Hedding
  • Published: August 17, 2018
I've been handling a lot of DUI probation violations lately and really it depends on why the person violated their probation. There is what's called internal and external violations. Depends on What Probation Term Was Violated An internal violation of a DUI probation is the judge orders you to do something or not to do something and you violate that…Read More

  • By: Ronald D. Hedding
  • Published: February 28, 2018
As you probably already guessed from having a first time DUI, the legislature, the police, the prosecutors and judges take DUI's very seriously. These are political crimes that demand punishment by the public and the powers that be because of the potential ramifications of somebody driving while intoxicated on the road and hurting another person. If you're on probation for…Read More

  • By: Ronald D. Hedding
  • Published: February 26, 2018
Typically, when somebody is put on probation for a DUI case, it can range from anywhere from three years to five years. Most of the time when I handle DUI cases in LA County, my clients are put on a minimum of three years of probation. Formal vs Informal Probation The probation and how it works, also depends on whether…Read More