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Another DUI Hearing Victory, by Bill Haney – Ventura County Criminal Defense Attorney Last week, I successfully defended another license at a DMV hearing.  In this matter, we obtained calibration records for the breath testing device and convinced the hearing officer that the client’s blood alcohol level was likely below .08 at the time of…

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Another DMV Hearing Victory, by Bill Haney, Ventura County Criminal Defense Attorney Several days ago, I received written notification of another DMV hearing victory for one of my DUI clients. My client was elated since his arresting officer reported that he allegedly refused to take the required chemical test. Under California law, a sustained refusal…

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Can you receive a DUI for riding an electric bicycle while under the influence of alcohol?  Yes! Vehicle Code Section 670 defines a “vehicle” as a device that can propel any person or property down a highway. The Code specifically excludes devices that are exclusively human powered, however. Accordingly, you can receive a DUI if you ride…

DMV Hearing Victory

One of my clients received notice in the mail today that we successfully defended her license at the DMV last week.  In the last three business days, I have conducted three in-person DMV hearings.   Many attorneys claiming to be “DUI lawyers” rarely go through the trouble of showing up at the DMV to fight…