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California DUI Survival Guide

Have You Recently Been Charged with DUI/DWI in California?


Don’t take action without the information contained in a FREE ebook written by an experienced Califonia DUI Attorney: “DUI/DWI Arrest Survival Guide - The Guilt Myth

If you or someone you know was recently stopped and arrested for Driving Under the Influence or Driving While Intoxicated, you’re probably confused and worried about what steps to take next, like:

  • Will I lose my driving privileges?
  • Is there really a way to fight a DUI/DWI charge and win?
  • Will I have to go to jail for a DUI/DWI?
  • Will my insurance premiums go through the roof?
  • What happens if I don’t show up in court?
  • Do I really need a lawyer or can I just show up in court on my own?
  • How will I know that the lawyer I’ve chosen to defend me is the right lawyer for my DUI/DWI defense?

Unfortunately, too many people are misinformed about court and their legal rights as a motorist when faced with a DUI/DWI charge. That’s why an attorney has written the DUI/DWI Arrest Survival Guide - The Guilt Myth.

The ebook is FREE for a limited time only, so act now! The INFORMATION IS CRITICAL! Did you know there are key secrets to protecting your legal rights, and driving privileges? Well there are and you will find them in the DUI/DWI Arrest Survival Guide - The Guilt Myth.

DUI/DWI is a politically charged crime. Prosecutors and law enforcement know the law to convict you! Do you know the law to prove your innocence? The DUI/DWI Arrest Survival Guide - The Guilt Myth is a critical guide that will inform you of your Constitutional rights! You will learn California laws and how they impact your particular case. Information is power when you are dealing with a DWI/DWI charge!

These days, doing nothing at all is one of the worst things you can do!


As auto insurance premiums continue to skyrocket through the roof, you really don’t want your insurance company to raise your rates again simply because of a DUI/DWI charge. Or even worse, drop your coverage all together because of a DUI/DWI that you might not have been guilty of in the first place. The truth of the matter is there are 4 myths about defending a DUI/DWI case that everyone should know!

These days, you better get the right information before you do anything.


It’s hard enough to put food on the table while making ends meet. Adding the loss of your driving privilege to the mix can make it impossible for you to make a living. If you or someone you know was recently charged with a DUI in California, there are some very sobering facts that local law enforcement and prosecutors may NOT tell you!

MYTH #1: Most People Accused of a DUI/DWI are Guilty!

This myth is probably one of the most troubling ones of all – believed by the public and lawyers alike. Lawyers who believe this myth should never represent a client who’s been accused of a DUI/DWI, because they have no objectivity in their client’s case.

When law enforcement uses an infrared breath analysis machine and not a blood test, a skillful defense attorney can attack this type of evidence.

Fortunately for us, many prosecutors have no idea how inadequate infrared breath machines are at gathering hard evidence. The fact is these machines are so unsophisticated at gathering data that virtually no scholarly researcher would ever use it as a means of investigation. Yet prosecutors assume that since the State has approved these machines, the machines accuracy and reliability is not subject to challenge in a court of law. WELL THEY ARE WRONG!.

Did you know that there are at least 30 ways to rebut the evidence presented from these unsophisticated machines if the attorney understands how these machines work? The most important fact to understand is how these machines work and how to effectively cross-examine the State’s chief witness, the operator of the device, on the alleged “accuracy” of the machine.

How about the classic roadside sobriety tests? Recent studies have shown that these field tests are assumed to be valid. However, most officers who administer these tests either administer the wrong test or improperly instruct the suspect on how to perform them.

Being skilled at obtaining the right data could help an attorney position a pre-trial ruling that these tests and the alleged indications must be excluded from the evidence due to a lack of scientific foundation.

The bottom line is that these cases require a detailed scientific investigation!

MYTH #2: It’s Impossible to Win a DUI/DWI Case!

Not only does the general public believe this to be true, but so do prosecutors. This myth is the biggest misconception regarding DUI/DWI. In fact, the good news is that experienced DUI/DWI defense attorneys “win” many of the first time offender cases when there is no evidence of a car accident or bad driving involved.

When we say “win” a DUI/DWI case, we mean getting a dismissal or acquittal, having the charges reduced to a lesser charge or different offense, or otherwise obtaining a plea that avoids a conviction for DUI/DWI. The most important thing to remember here is you don’t ever want to lose your driving privileges or land in jail.

MYTH #3: Anyone Can Defend A DUI/DWI Charge!

If a close friend needed a lawyer for a specialized field of law like IRS litigation, I would tell them to call the Califonia State Bar and consult with a lawyer who has worked with the IRS. I would look for the most skilled attorney who is focused in this field.

So, the most important thing to remember when choosing a lawyer is to choose one who will aggressively defend your interests. By not investigating all your options fully, you could leave yourself at the mercy of the prosecutor or the judge.

Again, if you had to go against the government, you’d want the most aggressive skillful lawyer going up to bat for you.

MYTH #4: Drunk Driving is a Minor Crime.

Maybe 20 or 30 years ago, DUI/DWI charges were minor offenses. Many veteran attorneys remember the days when drunk driving charges carried a slap on the wrist, and fines of $50 to $150, with no loss of driving privileges. In fact, it was a simple walk down to the court house, paying a small fine, and letting the judge reprimand you. The days DUI/DWI being minor offenses are gone!

Now, with stricter DUI/DWI laws, you need a lawyer who will represent your interests to the fullest extent of the law. A drunk driving charge could cost you your ability to drive, not to mention land you behind bars. So, the answer is, drunk driving charges are very serious charges, and you shouldn’t take them lightly.

Do not make the mistake of walking into an attorney’s office or the courthouse without the information that is critical to your DUI/DWI charge.


It is important to let you know that this information is not intended as legal advice on your case. Nor does any content of this website or the DUI/DWI Arrest Survival Guide create an attorney client relationship. DUIAnswer.com recommends that you immediately seek the counsel of a qualified CA DUI/DWI defense attorney. Make a decision to protect your rights by ordering DUI/DWI Arrest Survival Guide - The Guilt Myth today! This critical book will not be free for long. Do not wait a minute longer!

DUI and DWI Laws For California

Please review our summary of DUI and DWI Laws for California. We have made these easy to understand so you know what you are getting into if you have been charged with a DUI. You can also download our FREE book, The DUI Guilt Myth