pulled over for dui

Breath testing is a common tool in DUIs to determine a person’s blood alcohol content or BAC. There are two different kinds of breath testing, and they’re done at different stages of a DUI investigation. This guide will go over what those kinds of breath testing are when they’re used during the DUI investigation, a […]

Proving innocence in domestic violence

An accusation of domestic violence can turn your world upside down. In many cases, the police must arrest somebody even if they are innocent. This is to prevent being held responsible if they leave the scene, nobody is arrested, and then later somebody gets hurt. Then, you have to spend money on bail which could […]

DUI

You may know that it is illegal to drive with a blood alcohol content, or BAC, of 0.08% or more in California. Being convicted of DUI driving under the influence with a 0.08% BAC or higher carries steep consequences including possible jail time if you have multiple DUIs. Higher BAC levels could result in higher […]

California Vehicle Codes 14602 and 23247(e)

In California, people convicted of a DUI in criminal court must install an ignition interlock device (IID) on any car registered under their name or that they operate on a regular basis as required by the Department of Motor Vehicles. An IID is a small instrument attached to the car’s ignition. It takes a breath […]

DUI

Some people think buzzed driving is less risky than drunk driving. But drinking any amount of alcohol can affect a person’s ability to drive safely. And in California, there is no distinction between buzzed driving and drunk driving. Any DUI charge can have long-term effects on your future.  If you’re facing drunk driving charges, an […]

Questioned by the police

Many people believe they should always respond to a police officer’s questions. But that’s not necessarily true. The U.S. Constitution guarantees you the right to remain silent in certain situations. Knowing your rights can protect your freedom if you are involved in a criminal case. What to Do if You Are Arrested or Detained First, […]

Avoiding a DUI the Morning After Drinking

You spent a night out drinking with friends. Did you know you could still be drunk in the morning? It’s true. Alcohol can stay in your system for hours, even after your last drink. And if you don’t wait long enough before driving, you could be pulled over and charged with DUI in California. Any […]

Padlock and credit cards on laptop

Hi, my name is Givelle Lamano and I’m a criminal defense attorney with Lamano Law Office. The goal of this video is to give some information about what to expect if you are being accused of stealing and/or theft. A big consideration is how much the value of the alleged property that you took was. […]

Fingerprints

My name is Givelle Lamano, and I’m a criminal defense attorney with Lamano Law Office. The goal of this video is to explain to you about what is called a wobbler. A wobbler is ultimately a crime that can be charged both as a misdemeanor or as a felony, and sometimes the crime can wobble […]