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  • Man found not guilty in San Bernardino shooting
    Man found not guilty in San Bernardino shooting

    Our Santa Ana criminal defense lawyer worked with a defendant, Ruben Jurado, facing attempted premeditated murder charges. Jurado was present at a homecoming party for the victim and shot him during ...

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  • NTSB recommends 0.05 DUI
    NTSB recommends 0.05 DUI

    Perhaps you've heard the recent slogan, buzzed driving is drunk driving? On that note, the National Transportation Safety Board is recommending a new, lower threshold for DUIs - 0.05 Blood Alcohol ...

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  • Can a police officer pull me over for weaving within my own lane of traffic?
    Can a police officer pull me over for weaving within my own lane of traffic?

    Generally, weaving within one’s own lane of travel is not unlawful and does not establish lawful justification for a police office to pull you over. However, under some circumstances, this wholly ...

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  • Are license plate covers legal?
    Are license plate covers legal?

    We see vehicles with license plate covers on a regular basis. These covers can be purchased at most automotive stores. An example of a typical license plate cover is depicted below. License plate ...

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  • Can a police officer pull me over for tinted windows?
    Can a police officer pull me over for tinted windows?

    Let's briefly recap: A police officer may stop a motor vehicle on any traffic infraction that is observed. People v. Farmer (1968) 267 Cal.App.2d 500. In pertinent part, California Vehicle Code ...

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