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What Happens If Two Alcohol Tests Give Different Results in a DUI Case?

Often when a person is arrested for driving under the influence, they undergo more than one test for intoxication. However, what if those tests gave different results? What if one was below the legal limit while another was above?
Often when a person is arrested for driving under the influence, they undergo more than one test for intoxication. However, what if those tests gave different results? What if one… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/08/what-happens-if-two-alcohol-tests-give-different-results-dui-case/

A Drunk Driving Charge Doesn't Mean Your Guilty of a DUI

Often if you are caught driving under the influence, you think you are done with before you even get into a court room. While the more drunk driving charges you have on the record, the worse your case will be in court, you should never give up and just pl…
Often if you are caught driving under the influence, you think you are done with before you even get into a court room. While the more drunk driving charges you have on the record,… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/07/drunk-driving-charge-doesnt-mean-your-guilty-dui/

Fresno DUI Attorney: What to Do When Pulled Over for DUI

If you get charged with a DUI, the way you conducted yourself during the stop can influence the outcome of your case. Here's what to do when pulled over for DUI...
It's late at night, and you're driving home from a dinner party. The event was a smashing success. You may or may not have downed a few glasses of wine as you enjoyed the post-meal… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/05/fresno-dui-attorney-what-do-when-pulled-over-dui/

Fresno Drunk Driving Defense: Can You Plead Down to a Wet Reckless?

Because the charges in California for an driving under the influence (DUI) conviction are so steep - those convicted face a large fine, possible prison terms, and possible suspension or revocation of their license - defendants often ask about methods to p…
Because the charges in California for an driving under the influence (DUI) conviction are so steep—those convicted face a large fine, possible prison terms, and possible suspension… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2017/03/fresno-drunk-driving-defense-can-you-plead-down-wet-reckless/

Fresno Drunk Driving Defense Invokes New Constitutional Law to Protect DUI Clients

Drunk Driving defense stays apace of the law to protect your rights. A recent case turned the world of DUI defenses upside down. It is common knowledge that an individual suspected of being under the influence while driving must submit to a breathalyzer, …
Drunk Driving defense stays apace of the law to protect your rights. A recent case turned the world of DUI defenses upside down. It is common knowledge that an individual suspected… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2016/09/fresno-drunk-driving-defense-invokes-new-constitutional-law-protect-dui-clients/

Drunk driving attorney in Fresno reminds you about how you can lose your license - even without a DUI conviction

A recent article from the Orange County Register reminds people of an important legal difficulty they may run into if they're arrested for a DUI offense.
A recent article from the Orange County Register reminds people of an important legal difficulty they may run into if they're arrested for a DUI offense. Even if you aren't con… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/09/drunk-driving-attorney-fresno-reminds-you-about-how-you-can-lose-your-license-even-without-dui-conviction/

Drunk Driving Attorney in Fresno: What Charges Could You Face for a Fatal DUI Crash?

DUI crashes can claim the lives of drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. For example, a teenager recently passed away when an allegedly intoxicated driver crashed headlong into his vehicle. A recent list of the 10 worst cities in the US for DUI fatalities…
A recent list of the 10 worst cities in the US for DUI fatalities included four California cities: San Bernardino, Riverside, Fresno, and Sacramento. DUI crashes can claim the … http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/08/drunk-driving-attorney-fresno-what-charges-could-you-face-fatal-dui-crash/

Fresno DUI Attorney Looks at Recent Watson Murder Case

Most people don't know that a DUI incident resulting in someone's death may lead to murder charges. People assume that vehicular or gross vehicular manslaughter are the most serious charges possible in such a situation.
A Fresno woman recently went on trial for DUI murder. What were some of the key details of her case? Why might prosecutors have charged her with murder? Most people don't know … http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/07/fresno-dui-attorney-looks-recent-watson-murder-case/

Fresno DUI Attorney: DUI Is Also About Legally-Obtained Prescription Drugs

Ask 100 people the first thing they think of when they hear “driving under the influence” and 99 will probably say “alcohol.” But in California and many other states, you can be prosecuted for having legally-obtained prescription drugs in your system.
Ask 100 people the first thing they think of when they hear “driving under the influence” and 99 will probably say “alcohol.”  But in California and many other states, you can be … http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/07/fresno-dui-attorney-dui-also-about-legally-obtained-prescription-drugs/

Busted During a Summer Saturation Patrol? A Fresno DUI Attorney Can Help You

With the summer upon us, police forces across California are increasing their patrols to catch traffic violators and drunk drivers. Increased patrol equals increased tickets and revenue for California police departments.
With the summer upon us, police forces across California are increasing their patrols to catch traffic violators and drunk drivers. Increased patrol equals increased tickets and r… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/07/busted-during-summer-saturation-patrol-fresno-dui-attorney-can-help-you/

Recent Victories for Our Clients

This blog article discusses some recent victories obtained by Fresno Criminal and DUI Attorney Michael E. Mitchell. We highlight some of the awesome results we've obtained for our clients in Fresno and in the surrounding counties.
Sometimes, with the hectic life of being a courtroom attorney, I don't get a ton of time to post some of the great results we've been getting for our clients.  But I thought I'd t… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/06/recent-victories-our-clients/

Fresno Criminal Lawyer Comments on Fatal Fresno Drunk Driving Collision

It's been all over the news here in Fresno, and perhaps it's time a Fresno criminal lawyer talks about it and gives expert interpretation. It was a tragic event that deserves to be chronicled, in a situation that is difficult for everyone involved. In lat…
It's been all over the news here in Fresno, and perhaps it's time a Fresno criminal lawyer talks about it and gives expert interpretation. It was a tragic event that deserves t… http://fresnoscriminallawyer.com/fresno-criminal-blog/2014/03/fresno-criminal-lawyer-comments-fatal-fresno-drunk-driving-collision/