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Dale Gribow Attorney at Law PALM DESERT CA

Football season is right around the corner, and few things are considered more American than football, burgers and beer. But whether you’re at your friend’s house to watch the game, at a bar, tailgating before the game, or raising your glass following your team’s victory, it is important to know the law when it comes to DUIs and implied consent ...

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Dale Gribow Attorney at Law PALM DESERT CA

On this blog, we have discussed DUI stops and arrests. But what happens after the arrest? Many Palm Desert residents who get arrested for a DUI have never been involved in a criminal case before. It is in your best interest to learn about the court process and the penalties so that you can be prepared for what potentially lies ...

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Dale Gribow Attorney at Law PALM DESERT CA

Drivers have a difficult choice to make when they are asked to submit to a Breathalyzer test after being pulled over under suspicion of drunk driving. If the driver elects to take the test and has a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher, it is likely that he will be charged with a DUI. However, all states have implemented ...

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Dale Gribow Attorney at Law PALM DESERT CA

We often hear that in order for an officer to stop a motorist on the roadway, he must have a reasonable suspicion of criminal activity. This means that at the time of the stop, the officer believes that the driver was doing something illegal, even if they end up being wrong. With DUI stops, typically the officer will observe the ...

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Dale Gribow Attorney at Law PALM DESERT CA

Star athletes are getting in trouble with the law more and more frequently in recent months. The San Francisco 49ers recently released Aldon Smith after his latest run in with the law. The star defensive end was arrested in California earlier this month on charges of driving under the influence, vandalism and hit-and-run. Smith allegedly was arrested...

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Dale Gribow Attorney at Law PALM DESERT CA

A possible California DUI conviction can be overwhelming, especially when it is not your first time dealing with DUI charges. A retired NFL star is now facing his second DUI after a car accident earlier this summer. Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, Donovan McNabb, was driving near Phoenix when he rear-ended another vehicle. No injuries were reported in the accide...

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Dale Gribow Attorney at Law PALM DESERT CA

An accident in Riverside County left two people hurt and one man facing DUI charges. The man was reportedly involved in a fight with some family members before the accident occurred. He then got in his car and struck a fire hydrant and two pedestrians walking on the sidewalk. The two pedestrians were evaluated to the hospital and are recovering ...

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Dale Gribow Attorney at Law PALM DESERT CA

When a driver is first pulled over a DUI, his or her first instinct may be to do whatever the officer says, including submitting to a breath test. Under California implied consent law, drivers are required to submit to a test when an officer demands it. However, drivers can still refuse a breath test. Breath tests are used on drivers ...

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Dale Gribow Attorney at Law PALM DESERT CA

Drivers who are under the legal drinking age of 21 are held to stricter standards when it comes to driving under the influence of alcohol. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found that underage drinking leads to a greater risk of fatal accidents, even at low levels. Because of this, all states have adopted some form of zero-tolerance law ...

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Dale Gribow Attorney at Law PALM DESERT CA

There are many legal consequences a California driver may face if he or she is convicted of driving under the influence. These legal consequences can have a dramatic impact on a person’s life. A DUI conviction can ruin personal and professional reputations and make finding and keeping a job more difficult. There is a long list of specific co...

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